The cheapest times to fly from SLC to MZT are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 8th, October 15th, and 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 SLC to MZT is early December. Prices can be as high as $877 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $473 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $563 to $760 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 $552. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $673 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to MZT flight.

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

SLC to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to MZT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mazatlán, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $41 (6%) 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 $634. Return trip prices are from the MZT to SLC 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 SLC 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 3 hour 15 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 SLC to MZT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Durango International Airport (DGO) in Durango

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from MZT
  • Usually 5.65% less expensive than MZT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to DGO flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > MZT)

  • Price for both tickets: $583
  • Average savings: $90 (13.37%)

See SLC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to MZT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from General Rafael Buelna International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1262 miles or 2031 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to MZT flight is about 3 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from SLC to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code MZT
Destination airport name General Rafael Buelna International Airport
City Mazatlan
Country Mexico
Latitude 23.2
Longitude -106.3


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