The cheapest times to fly from ZIH to SCO are

  • April 2nd to July 1st
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 SCO is early November. Prices can be as high as $10700 for Monday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1394 for Sunday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $1437 to $10700 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1411. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $9770. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $8359 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2741 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZIH to SCO flight.

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

ZIH to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZIH to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Ixtapa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $7444 (76%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2021. Return trip prices are from the SCO to ZIH 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 ZIH to SCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ZIH to SCO

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 SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ZIH > LAX > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1768
  • Average savings: $974 (35.52%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromar, Air Astana, Air France, Delta, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shevchenko Airport to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7847 miles or 12628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZIH to SCO flight is about 15 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from ZIH to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZIH
Origination airport name Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
Country Mexico
Latitude 17.6
Longitude -101.5

Return Airport

Destination code SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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