The cheapest times to fly from IAD to MZT are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 11th
  • early December

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 IAD to MZT is early September. Prices can be as high as $1967 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $491 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $494 to $937 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $509. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1076. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $567 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $597 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to MZT flight.

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

IAD to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to MZT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MZT, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Mazatlán, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $183 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $554. Return trip prices are from the MZT to IAD 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 IAD to MZT 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 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to MZT

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 IAD to MZT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (IAD > MEX > MZT)

  • Price for both tickets: $592
  • Average savings: $5 (0.84%)

See IAD to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to MZT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from General Rafael Buelna International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2010 miles or 3235 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAD to MZT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to MZT flight is about 4 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from IAD to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMZT
Destination airport nameGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport


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