The cheapest times to fly from PNS to ACA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 30th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of 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 PNS to ACA is late September. Prices can be as high as $1218 for Wednesday flights during early May, or as low as $459 for Monday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Acapulco

Flying from Pensacola, FL (PNS) to Acapulco (ACA) will usually cost between $465 to $1020 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 $491. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1062. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PNS to ACA flight.

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

PNS to ACA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PNS to ACA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pensacola. 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 PNS. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Acapulco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Pensacola. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (15%) 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 $599. Return trip prices are from the ACA to PNS 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 PNS 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 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PNS 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 PNS to ACA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (PNS > MEX > ACA)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $115 (18.69%)

See PNS to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Juan N Alvarez International Airport to Pensacola International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1235 miles or 1988 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PNS to ACA flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Pensacola, FL and Acapulco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from PNS to ACA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PNS
Origination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

Return Airport

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


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