The cheapest times to fly from LAS to ZIH are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • August 6th to March 11th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 LAS to ZIH is late January. Prices can be as high as $1624 for Wednesday flights during mid July, or as low as $382 for Saturday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Ixtapa

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) will usually cost between $402 to $1023 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1028. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $622 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $556 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to ZIH flight.

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

LAS to ZIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to ZIH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ixtapa, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Las Vegas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (25%) 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 $504. Return trip prices are from the ZIH to LAS 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 LAS to ZIH 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 44 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 LAS to ZIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Juan N Alvarez International Airport (ACA) in Acapulco

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ZIH
  • Usually 4.59% less expensive than ZIH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAS to ACA flights


Flight Hacking LAS to ZIH

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 LAS to ZIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (LAS > MEX > ZIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $350
  • Average savings: $206 (37.05%)

See LAS to MEX flights

Hack #2: Monterrey (LAS > MTY > ZIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $444
  • Average savings: $112 (20.14%)

See LAS to MTY flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (LAS > LAX > ZIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $476
  • Average savings: $81 (14.48%)

See LAS to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAS to ZIH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, Sun Country Airlines, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport to McCarran International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1526 miles or 2456 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAS to ZIH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to ZIH flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from LAS to ZIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAS
Origination airport nameMcCarran International Airport
CityLas Vegas, NV
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeZIH
Destination airport nameIxtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport


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