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The cheapest times to fly from ZIH to BWI are

  • April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 15th to November 4th (except the week of October 22nd)
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 ZIH to BWI is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1024 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $321 for Tuesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Baltimore

Flying from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Baltimore, MD (BWI) will usually cost between $467 to $912 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 $391. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $878. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $487 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZIH to BWI flight.

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

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ZIH to BWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZIH to BWI flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ixtapa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $184 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $533. Return trip prices are from the BWI to ZIH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ZIH to BWI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 46 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 ZIH to BWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 0.66% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZIH to DCA flights

 

Flight Hacking ZIH to BWI

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 ZIH to BWI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (ZIH > MEX > BWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $90 (14.78%)

See ZIH to flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZIH to BWI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2105 miles or 3388 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZIH to BWI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZIH to BWI flight is about 4 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Baltimore, MD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from ZIH to BWI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeZIH
Origination airport nameIxtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
CityIxtapa/Zihuatanejo
CountryMexico
Latitude17.6
Longitude-101.5

Return Airport

Destination codeBWI
Destination airport nameBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CityBaltimore, MD
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.2
Longitude-76.7

 

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