The cheapest times to fly from ZCL to PHX are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • June 4th to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 ZCL to PHX is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $3862 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $460 for Saturday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Zacatecas (ZCL) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $858 to $2497 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $926. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1904 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1027 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZCL to PHX flight.

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

ZCL to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZCL to PHX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Zacatecas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.69, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $692 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $968. Return trip prices are from the PHX to ZCL 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 ZCL to PHX 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 38 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 ZCL to PHX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tucson International Airport (TUS) in Tucson, AZ

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from PHX
  • Usually 32.88% less expensive than PHX
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZCL to TUS flights


Flight Hacking ZCL to PHX

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 ZCL to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (ZCL > LAS > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $417 (40.57%)

See ZCL to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (ZCL > MEX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $411 (40.04%)

See ZCL to LAS flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (ZCL > LAX > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $629
  • Average savings: $398 (38.72%)

See ZCL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZCL to PHX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 922 miles or 1484 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZCL to PHX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZCL to PHX flight is about 2 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Zacatecas and Phoenix, AZ?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeZCL
Origination airport nameGeneral Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


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