The cheapest times to fly from MZT to PHX are

  • January 8th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 23rd to July 22nd (except the weeks of May 7th and June 25th)
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the weeks of August 20th and August 27th)
  • October 29th 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 MZT to PHX is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1136 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $599 for Wednesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Mazatlan (MZT) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $682 to $840 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 $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $816. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $141 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $698 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MZT to PHX flight.

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

MZT to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MZT to PHX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mazatlán. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Mazatlán. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (3%) 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 $699. Return trip prices are from the PHX to MZT 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 MZT to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MZT to PHX

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 MZT to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $147 (21%)

See MZT to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MZT > LAX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $595
  • Average savings: $103 (14.77%)

See MZT to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Sun Country Airlines, United, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to General Rafael Buelna International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 791 miles or 1273 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MZT to PHX flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Mazatlan and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from MZT to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MZT
Origination airport name General Rafael Buelna International Airport
City Mazatlan
Country Mexico
Latitude 23.2
Longitude -106.3

Return Airport

Destination code PHX
Destination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112


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