The cheapest times to fly from ATL to MZT are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to MZT is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1094 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $681 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $709 to $835 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $690. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $982. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $292 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $744 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to MZT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to MZT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATL to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to MZT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Mazatlán, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $739. Return trip prices are from the MZT to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to MZT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ATL to MZT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Culiacan International Airport (CUL) in Culiacan

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from MZT
  • Usually 18.22% less expensive than MZT
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to CUL flights

Destination alternative #2: Durango International Airport (DGO) in Durango

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from MZT
  • Usually 16.48% less expensive than MZT
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to DGO flights


Flight Hacking ATL to MZT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to MZT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (ATL > MEX > MZT)

  • Price for both tickets: $601
  • Average savings: $143 (19.17%)

See ATL to MEX flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (ATL > IAH > MZT)

  • Price for both tickets: $654
  • Average savings: $90 (12.1%)

See ATL to IAH flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (ATL > ORD > MZT)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $43 (5.78%)

See ATL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to MZT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Rafael Buelna International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1507 miles or 2425 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to MZT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to MZT flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from ATL to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMZT
Destination airport nameGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport


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