The cheapest times to fly from SEA to ACA are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 17th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of September 10th)

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 SEA to ACA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1382 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $562 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Acapulco

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Acapulco (ACA) will usually cost between $584 to $894 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $602. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $958. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $356 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $637 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to ACA flight.

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

SEA to ACA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to ACA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


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 SEA. 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 $109 (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 $633. Return trip prices are from the ACA to SEA 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 SEA 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 5 hour 27 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 SEA to ACA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ACA
  • Usually 26.47% less expensive than ACA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to ZIH flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $118 (18.54%)

See SEA to GDL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $87 (13.67%)

See SEA to MEX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $584
  • Average savings: $53 (8.25%)

See SEA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from General Juan N Alvarez International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2478 miles or 3988 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to ACA flight is about 5 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Acapulco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from SEA to ACA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

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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