The cheapest times to fly from GDL to TPA are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 GDL to TPA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1418 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $419 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $523 to $690 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $512. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $938. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $584 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to TPA flight.

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

GDL to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to TPA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $49 (8%) 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 $576. Return trip prices are from the TPA to GDL 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 GDL to TPA 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 31 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 GDL to TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 49.32% less expensive than TPA
  • Nonstop flights available

See GDL to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) in Daytona Beach, FL

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 22.60% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GDL to DAB flights

Destination alternative #3: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 17.98% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See GDL to MLB flights


Flight Hacking GDL to TPA

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 GDL to TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Antonio, TX (GDL > SAT > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $485
  • Average savings: $99 (16.95%)

See GDL to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (GDL > MIA > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $487
  • Average savings: $97 (16.61%)

See GDL to SAT flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (GDL > MEX > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $96 (16.35%)

See GDL to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GDL to TPA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1404 miles or 2260 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GDL to TPA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to TPA flight is about 3 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Guadalajara and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from GDL to TPA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GDL
Origination airport name Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport
City Guadalajara
Country Mexico
Latitude 20.5
Longitude -103.3

Return Airport

Destination code TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5


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