The cheapest times to fly from CUL to PHX are

  • February 5th to February 18th
  • May 7th to September 16th

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 CUL to PHX is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $3623 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $214 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Culiacan (CUL) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $248 to $2661 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $731. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1669. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $938 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $961 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUL to PHX flight.

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

CUL to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUL to PHX flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Culiacán. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.91, which is above 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 $911 (54%) 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 $489. Return trip prices are from the PHX to CUL 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 CUL to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 10 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CUL to PHX

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 CUL to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (CUL > GDL > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $459
  • Average savings: $502 (52.24%)

See CUL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CUL > LAX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $492
  • Average savings: $470 (48.86%)

See CUL to GDL flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (CUL > MEX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $542
  • Average savings: $420 (43.65%)

See CUL to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CUL to PHX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Culiacan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 658 miles or 1059 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CUL to PHX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUL to PHX flight is about 2 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Culiacan and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from CUL to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCUL
Origination airport nameCuliacan International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


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