The cheapest times to fly from IPL to OAX are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • November 26th to December 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 IPL to OAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1358 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $761 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Oaxaca

Flying from El Centro, CA (IPL) to Oaxaca (OAX) will usually cost between $769 to $1212 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $785. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1152. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $367 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $833 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IPL to OAX flight.

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

IPL to OAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IPL to OAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from El Centro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OAX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Oaxaca. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $818. Return trip prices are from the OAX to IPL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IPL to OAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 52 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IPL to OAX

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 IPL to OAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (IPL > LAX > OAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $460
  • Average savings: $373 (44.78%)

See IPL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (IPL > GDL > OAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $271 (32.53%)

See IPL to GDL flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (IPL > ORD > OAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $1 (0.06%)

See IPL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IPL to OAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, Mokulele Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Xoxocotlan International Airport to Imperial County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1605 miles or 2583 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IPL to OAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IPL to OAX flight is about 3 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between El Centro, CA and Oaxaca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from IPL to OAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIPL
Origination airport nameImperial County Airport
CityEl Centro, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeOAX
Destination airport nameXoxocotlan International Airport


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