The cheapest times to fly from PHX to ACA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • October 29th 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 PHX to ACA is early June. Prices can be as high as $1359 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $548 for Monday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Acapulco

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Acapulco (ACA) will usually cost between $548 to $1067 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $569. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $974. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $404 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $692 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to ACA flight.

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

PHX to ACA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to ACA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ACA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. Sundays 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 $73 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $682. Return trip prices are from the ACA to PHX 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 PHX to ACA 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 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHX to ACA

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 PHX to ACA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (PHX > GDL > ACA)

  • Price for both tickets: $511
  • Average savings: $181 (26.17%)

See PHX to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (PHX > MEX > ACA)

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $141 (20.39%)

See PHX to MEX flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > ACA)

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $121 (17.5%)

See PHX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from General Juan N Alvarez International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1381 miles or 2222 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to ACA flight is about 3 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Acapulco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from PHX to ACA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ACA
Destination airport name General Juan N Alvarez International Airport
City Acapulco
Country Mexico
Latitude 16.8
Longitude -99.8


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.