The cheapest times to fly from GDL to LTO are

  • February 26th to August 26th (except the weeks of April 30th, May 14th, and July 23rd)
  • October 22nd 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 LTO is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1915 for Monday flights during late September, or as low as $698 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Loreto

Flying from Guadalajara (GDL) to Loreto (LTO) will usually cost between $870 to $1701 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $837. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $1808. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $971 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1064 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GDL to LTO flight.

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

GDL to LTO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GDL to LTO flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Guadalajara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.04, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $353 (26%) 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 $1030. Return trip prices are from the LTO 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 LTO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 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 LTO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Manuel Marquez de Leon International Airport (LAP) in La Paz

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from LTO
  • Usually 91.35% less expensive than LTO
  • Nonstop flights available

See GDL to LAP flights

Destination alternative #2: Ciudad Obregon International Airport (CEN) in Ciudad Obregon

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from LTO
  • Usually 85.61% less expensive than LTO
  • Nonstop flights available

See GDL to CEN flights

Destination alternative #3: Valle del Fuerte International Airport (LMM) in Los Mochis

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from LTO
  • Usually 82.79% less expensive than LTO
  • Nonstop flights available

See GDL to LMM flights


Flight Hacking GDL to LTO

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 LTO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (GDL > LAX > LTO)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $465 (43.68%)

See GDL to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (GDL > SFO > LTO)

  • Price for both tickets: $753
  • Average savings: $311 (29.24%)

See GDL to SFO flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (GDL > SJC > LTO)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $288 (27.08%)

See GDL to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aereo Calafia, Aeromar, Alaska, Delta, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 634 miles or 1020 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GDL to LTO flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Guadalajara and Loreto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from GDL to LTO.


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 LTO
Destination airport name Loreto International Airport
City Loreto
Country Mexico
Latitude 26
Longitude -111.3


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