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What’s on in Mexico City?
Festival del Centro Historico
Get to know local culture by booking cheap flights to Mexico City for the annual Festival del Centro Historico. The festival takes over the historic city centre for about two weeks and has an exciting line-up of events that showcase the diverse cultures of the Mexican capital. See performances in all different areas of the arts, including dance, traditional Latin American music, contemporary rock music, and theatre. You can also take in Mexico City’s culture through visual art installations and food stalls where you can try the best in Mexican cuisine. Travel on return flights to Mexico City between late March and early April to attend Festival del Centro Historico.
Plan your cheap flights to Mexico City around this annual event to attend the country’s largest performing arts festival. Escénica Festival sets up in more than 20 venues across the city for 11 days. The calendar of events includes both local and international performances in the areas of dance, music, theatre, circus performance, and more. There’s also no need to set aside some of your holiday budget to attend the festival as all of the performances are free. Enjoy the Escénica Festival by booking flights to Mexico City for travel in early August.
Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead is one of Mexico’s most famous holidays and you’ll have an unforgettable trip if you book tickets to Mexico City for it. Day of the Dead (or Día de Muertos) is a time to honour loved ones who have passed away. Many vibrant events take place across the Mexican capital during Day of the Dead, including parades, cultural performances, parties, and food markets. You’ll also see colourful decorations all around Mexico City and spiritual offerings to the deceased. The official Day of the Dead is 2 November, but celebrations begin a couple days before, so plan to arrive on your flights to Mexico City by 31 October.
What is the best way to get around Mexico City?
Public transportation is the best way to get around while holidaying on cheap flights to Mexico City, and there are several options to choose from.
The metro offers the most extensive service around the Mexican capital, so it’s a great tool to keep in mind when you book airfare to Mexico City. The metro system is huge – in fact, it’s the second largest system in North America after New York City. The network is spread across 12 lines and travels to 195 stations around the city centre and Mexico City suburbs.
There are also several types of buses available to catch in between return flights to Mexico City. Metrobús operates seven routes between the city centre and the suburbs. It travels along major roads around the city, and it also offers service between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Buenavista station in the centre. The Trolebús has eight routes around Mexico City, and it operates on overhead cables. Both the Metrobús and Trolebús travel to popular areas, but two other bus types are available between the city and spots that are less frequented by tourists. RTP buses are government-owned and comfortable options. Paseros are less modern and comfortable, but they come more often and they’re a bit cheaper.
When is the best time to visit Mexico City?
You can look forward to warm daytime weather no matter what time of year you book tickets to Mexico City.
Spring is one of the best times to travel on return flights to Mexico City. Temperatures reach a beautiful 25°C most days and there’s very little rain. This is also one of the most colourful times to visit as jacaranda trees bloom all around the city.
The summer season is hot and humid during the day. Temperatures often reach 26°C during the day with high humidity and rain is common. The rain showers tend to be heavy, but are most frequent in the evenings. Summer is the low season, so you may consider booking airfare to Mexico City for the lowest hotel rates.
Have a look at autumn flights to Mexico City for great weather without large crowds. Daytime temperatures reach about 23° to 24°C, and there’s very little rain after September.
Winter is high season and the busiest time of year to fly into Mexico City International Airport (MEX). Cooler temperatures of about 22°C and very little rain make this a popular time to visit the Mexican capital. Make sure you bring a jacket when you book winter flights to Mexico City as temperatures often cool down to about 5°C after sunset. The high season lasts all through winter until Easter in the spring.