The cheapest times to fly from ZIH to TIJ are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 30th to July 8th (except the week of June 18th)

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 TIJ is mid February. Prices can be as high as $574 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $123 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Tijuana

Flying from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) to Tijuana (TIJ) will usually cost between $128 to $412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $425. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $268 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZIH to TIJ flight.

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

ZIH to TIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZIH to TIJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ixtapa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $243 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $182. Return trip prices are from the TIJ 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 TIJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, InterJet, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1413 miles or 2274 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZIH to TIJ flight is about 3 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Tijuana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from ZIH to TIJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeZIH
Origination airport nameIxtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeTIJ
Destination airport nameGeneral Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport


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