The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ZCL are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 9th to June 24th
  • August 6th to September 2nd
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 ZCL is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1089 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $572 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Zacatecas

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Zacatecas (ZCL) will usually cost between $574 to $898 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $379 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $633 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ZCL flight.

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

ATL to ZCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ZCL 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZCL, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $639. Return trip prices are from the ZCL 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 ZCL 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 23 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 ZCL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jesus Teran International Airport (AGU) in Aguascalientes

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from ZCL
  • Usually 5.69% less expensive than ZCL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to AGU flights

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

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from ZCL
  • Usually 1.90% less expensive than ZCL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to DGO flights

Destination alternative #3: Ponciano Arriaga International Airport (SLP) in San Luis Potosi

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from ZCL
  • Usually 0.55% less expensive than ZCL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to SLP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, Frontier, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1332 miles or 2144 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ZCL flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Zacatecas?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from ATL to ZCL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code ZCL
Destination airport name General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport
City Zacatecas
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.9
Longitude -102.7


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