The cheapest times to fly from SAT to MZT are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the weeks of February 5th and March 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • May 28th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • early to mid July

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 SAT to MZT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $927 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $532 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $555 to $659 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $823. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $595 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to MZT flight.

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

SAT to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAT to MZT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Antonio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Mazatlán, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Antonio. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $45 (7%) 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 $580. Return trip prices are from the MZT to SAT 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 SAT to MZT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 9 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SAT to MZT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Culiacan International Airport (CUL) in Culiacan

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from MZT
  • Usually 33.78% less expensive than MZT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAT to CUL flights


Flight Hacking SAT 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 SAT to MZT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $372
  • Average savings: $223 (37.48%)

See SAT to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SAT 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, InterJet, Sun Country Airlines, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Rafael Buelna International Airport to San Antonio International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 653 miles or 1051 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to MZT flight is about 2 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between San Antonio, TX and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from SAT to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAT
Origination airport nameSan Antonio International Airport
CitySan Antonio, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMZT
Destination airport nameGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport


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