The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ZIH are
- January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 16th to April 29th
- August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)
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 LAX to ZIH is late September. Prices can be as high as $1359 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $313 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Ixtapa
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) will usually cost between $318 to $615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $330. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $732. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $403 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ZIH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to ZIH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to ZIH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $66 (15%) 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 $369. Return trip prices are from the ZIH to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX to ZIH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 45 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to ZIH while comparing.
- 130 miles (209 km) away from ZIH
- Usually 14.90% less expensive than ZIH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to ZIH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, 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 Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1540 miles or 2478 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to ZIH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ZIH flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from LAX to ZIH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport|
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