The cheapest times to fly from CLT to ZIH are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 6th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)

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 CLT to ZIH is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1682 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $562 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Ixtapa

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) will usually cost between $565 to $993 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $589. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $1045. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $456 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $646 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to ZIH flight.

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

CLT to ZIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to ZIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $144 (19%) 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 $625. Return trip prices are from the ZIH to CLT 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 CLT to ZIH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CLT to ZIH

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 CLT to ZIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (CLT > MEX > ZIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $98 (15.18%)

See CLT to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to ZIH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1751 miles or 2818 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CLT to ZIH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to ZIH flight is about 4 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from CLT to ZIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLT
Origination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

Return Airport

Destination code ZIH
Destination airport name Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
Country Mexico
Latitude 17.6
Longitude -101.5


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