The cheapest times to fly from PHX to MZT are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the week of August 27th)
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 MZT is early December. Prices can be as high as $983 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $619 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $678 to $798 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $658. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $867. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $209 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $700 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to MZT flight.

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

PHX to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to MZT 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 $0.55, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mazatlán, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. 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 $701. Return trip prices are from the MZT 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 MZT 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 PHX to MZT

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 MZT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $130 (18.5%)

See PHX to MEX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $578
  • Average savings: $123 (17.5%)

See PHX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to MZT? 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 General Rafael Buelna International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from PHX to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMZT
Destination airport nameGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport


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