Cheap Flights To Mazatlán (MZT)

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Mazatlán Flight Information

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Destination Airport IATA Code MZT
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Airlines Volaris, Aeromexico, Viva Aerobus, Delta, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines
Flight Price $100
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Visiting Mazatlán

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Mazatlán, a vibrant commercial seaport and one of the most popular resort cities in Mexico. The city is located on the Pacific coast, across from the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and is known for the quality of its beaches. Visitors gravitate to Zona Dorada, where the resorts are located, and the Centro Historico, which is home to picturesque plazas and many recently renovated 18th-century buildings.

Arriving in Mazatlán

Visitors to Mazatlán can fly into General Rafael Buelna International Airport, also known as Mazatlán International Airport. The airport is located approximately 11 miles south of the city. Aeromexico Connect, Alaska Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines, Delta, US Airways, Viva Aerobus and Volaris fly into this airport. Authorized taxi service is available from the airport to the city, and rates vary based on a zone system, the size or type of the taxi and the number of passengers. Travelers can buy a taxi ticket at the kiosk outside the arrivals area inside the terminal building. Many of the major resorts have customer service desks at the airport and can help you arrange transportation to their properties.

Things to Do in Mazatlán

Mazatlán has a tropical climate, so the weather is fairly consistent throughout the year. Daily temperatures fluctuate between lows around 66°F and highs around 90°F. The area's wet season lasts from July to September. During these months, the weather can be very rainy and humid. Most people travel to Mazatlán for the beaches, such as Olas Altas. Other popular sights include the Lighthouse, Machado Square and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The area is also a great place for water sports, including surfing, jet skiing and water skiing.

Hassle-Free Travel to Mazatlán

Mazatlán is a popular vacation destination for those who seek to enjoy the city's beautiful beaches and enjoy the area's active nightlife. Orbitz.com specializes in helping travelers plan their vacations on a budget, from cheap flights to Mazatlán to low-cost accommodations and sales on admission to area attractions.

Mazatlan When to Go

Although average temperatures are relatively consistent throughout the year (lows dipping to the mid-60s and highs shooting up into the mid-90s), the best months to visit Mazatlan are between November and May. Average highs hover in the low- to mid-80s, and rain will rarely disrupt your plans for the day. Hurricane season is August through November.

Rainy season begins in late June and continues through September. The mornings are generally sunny, then clouds begin to roll in around noon, with thunder, lightning, and rain hitting in the afternoon. It’s more humid, and mosquitoes come in droves. But the lush vegetation in the surrounding countryside is a bonus.

Some 9,000 U.S. and Canadian citizens make this coastal retreat their permanent home or seasonal residence between the months of October and April. If you’re into America’s pastime, October through December is baseball season. Los Venados, Mazatlan's Pacific League baseball team, typically sees a few American AAA players on its roster. And the games are a fun way to mix with the locals.

Another issue to weigh is whether you prefer it quiet or lively. The busy seasons are during spring break (late February into April) and winter vacations (December and January).

Count on rates being higher in February during Carnival, Mazatlan’s most famous annual event that dates back to 1898. Nearly 400,000 costumed revelers converge for parades, roving mariachis, fireworks, art, street parties, and gastronomic events. If you’re not into crowds or raucous celebrations, opt for another time.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Mazatlán?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor offers everything from up-to-date information on travel advice reports to the latest quarantine regulations. Be sure to check it out before locking in your flight to Mazatlán.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Most airlines will make an allowance for changes or cancellations due to COVID-19. To know for sure, read over your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions prior to booking. You can also check out our Customer Service Portal for more information.
Which airlines fly to Mazatlán?
Reserve a ticket with one of the 20 airlines that service General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT) and this fabulous city will be yours to check out. Whenever you intend to take off, you’re certain to find a flight that fits your timetable. Check out these major international carriers that touch down in Mazatlán:

  • American Airlines - 18 flights to Mazatlán per month
  • Alaska Airlines - 5 flights to Mazatlán per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Mazatlán?
General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT). It’s the city’s main airport and is situated around 10 miles east of the center. You’ll be dropping off your suitcase and discovering Mazatlán shortly after touching down.
How much is a flight to Mazatlán?
Lots of incredible deals were there for the taking this week, with return flights to Mazatlán ranging between $100 and $323. But it was passengers starting their trip from Tijuana (TIJ) who snapped up the top bargains. One-way fares to Mazatlán started at just $50.
How to book the cheapest flight to Mazatlán?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, a bargain is always waiting for you with Orbitz. The following suggestions will help you score cheap flights to Mazatlán — and leave you with extra cash in your wallet:

  • Consider taking off from or landing at nearby airports to save extra cash. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points in the form fields, then click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list your options, if any.
  • Also, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to view the airfares on days either side of your selected departure. It’s possible to pick up cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your plans.
  • You can also select the ‘Show options’ link to filter results for your preferred airline, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even choose the time of day you want to fly.
  • Lock in your airfare as soon as you’ve sorted your travel dates. While you can get lucky on occasion, tickets rarely get cheaper as your departure date approaches.
  • Save more on your adventure by combining your hotel, flights and car rentals into a package deal. Your wallet will thank you for it.
  • Whenever possible, don’t travel in peak seasons. Airfares are usually at their most expensive during summer, school breaks and around other vacation times like Easter and Thanksgiving.

How long is a flight to Mazatlán?
Depending on where you leave from, your flight to Mazatlán could be an hour or two or more. Listed below are the flight times for three of the top domestic routes:

  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT) - 1 hour and 48 minutes
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) to General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT) - 2 hours and 23 minutes
  • Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (MTY-General Mariano Escobedo Intl.) to General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT) - 1 hour and 25 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Mazatlán?
Catch a bargain and secure your seats to Mazatlán in January. If you’ve missed this month, don’t stress. February and August often have low airfares as well. Be careful not to sleep on a sale though — cheap flights pop up and disappear in an instant!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Mazatlán?
If you’re after cheap fares to Mazatlán, the best days to book are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and some good timing!), a superb flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Mazatlán?
If you’re on the hunt for cheap flights to Mazatlán, leave earlier in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the most affordable day to travel, followed by Tuesday. Saturday has the most expensive fares, so avoid this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Mazatlán?
To pick up cheap flights to Mazatlán, you should take off in August. If saving on your plane ticket is your top priority, Orbitz data shows that this is generally an excellent month to travel. June is when fares are at their highest.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
If you’re concerned your travel plans could change, Orbitz will help you find a flexible fare. All you need to do is click on “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your perfect flight. We’ll show you airlines that offer free cancellation and no change fees — along with our famous low prices.
What do I need for the flight to Mazatlán?
There is so much to sort out for any big journey, so it’s good to get a little help along the way. Here are a few pointers to ensure you’re organized for departure:

  • Travel documents such as visas and some identification will be required. To avoid any last-minute delays when you check in, make sure your booking is under the same name, gender and birth date as listed on your government-issued ID.
  • Stuff your carry-on bag with snacks and things to keep you busy and watch time whiz by on this medium-haul flight. If you can, get on the airport’s Wi-Fi and save your favorite playlist or podcast to your phone prior to take off.
  • Plane cabins can often get chilly. Even if you’re flying during the peak of summer, make sure you take some warm clothes to keep comfortable.

How many direct flights are there to Mazatlán?
Your next thrilling adventure is one easy plane journey away, with 38 direct flights to Mazatlán each month. Search for a suitable flight with Orbitz and score a terrific deal with Aeromexico, VivaAerobus or Volaris. Other well-known airlines that offer nonstop services include TAR Aerolineas, American Airlines and Calafia Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Mazatlán?
Smart travelers are pros at finding business or first-class fares to Mazatlán without the sky-high price tag. Take a leaf out of their book with these handy tips:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and wait for huge sales on business or first-class airfares.
  • Many low-cost airlines these days have quality business-class seating without the pricey fees.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions or upgrade your seat with points earned through loyalty programs.

How to get into Mazatlán from the airport?
You may opt to drive the 10 miles west to the center of Mazatlán. If that’s the case, there are several General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT) car rental companies to pick from at General Rafael Buelna Intl. Airport (MZT), such as Thrifty Car Rental, Budget and Dollar. Otherwise, use public transportation or take a taxi to head downtown, then pick up your ride from Mazatlán car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Mazatlán?
Mazatlán is a busy place in . If you’re planning to visit during these months, it may be an idea to book in advance to ensure you score the most rewarding deals. Curious to know what summertime’s like in Mazatlán? Average daily temperatures typically sit between 80undefined and 90undefined. Like many destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season kicks off June 20 here.
Travel tips for Mazatlán

  • Start off in the downtown area and take a self-guided walking tour of the city’s awesome attractions. El Faro Lighthouse and Plaza Machado are visitor favorites.
  • You’ll discover fun day trips a quick drive from the hustle and bustle. Explore Mazatlan International Center first and after that, Cerritos Beach.
  • When it’s time to see more of Sinaloa, book a car rental and cruise to Culiacán Municipality. San Ignacio is another major city with plenty to do and see.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.