The cheapest times to fly from TPA to MZT are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to October 28th

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 TPA to MZT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1135 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $506 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Mazatlán

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Mazatlan (MZT) will usually cost between $533 to $784 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 $531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $940. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $564 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to MZT flight.

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

TPA to MZT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to MZT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (13%) 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 $560. Return trip prices are from the MZT to TPA 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 TPA 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 42 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $21 (3.63%)

See TPA to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1513 miles or 2435 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to MZT flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Mazatlan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from TPA to MZT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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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