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Fares from $129 One Way, $297 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Mazatlan

Prices starting at $297 for return flights and $129 for one-way flights to Mazatlan were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Mazatlan from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeMZT
Distance1045 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival7:09PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:55PM UTC

Flights Review

Sep 27, 2018

I was able to upgrade to first class with a minimum fee

Jun 9, 2018

It would be nice have staff helping us to directed us to our connecting flight specially if the first flight gets delayed.

Jun 7, 2018

I thought my baggage were suppose to come on the belt when I arrived in mazatlan, it was one of the last one's so it doesn't help that I was one of the first one to get out of the plane when I was the last one to get out of the airport because of my baggage,

Fly from Los Angeles to Mazatlan

If you're already in sunny Los Angeles, you may wonder why you should fly from Los Angeles to Mazatlan. For one, Mazatlan offers even more sun, plus beach weather that lasts not a few months but all year round. Visit for the friendly people, historic landmarks, zip-lining opportunities and great seafood, to name just a few more reasons. Start by traveling to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via automobile, shuttle bus, taxi, shared van or public transportation. A two-and-a-half-hour flight later, your Mazatlan adventure can begin.


The most iconic Mazatlan attraction is the Malecon, a 13-mile walkway along which you can eat, shop, drink, exercise, people-watch and enjoy ocean views and lovely sunsets. Take a break from the surf, sand and water sports and visit the plazas, churches and shops of Old Mazatlan, the historic center of the city. The landmark Angela Peralta Theater is located in this neighborhood, and the entire area boasts beautiful architecture.

Hints and tips

Regular taxis are a good way to get from Mazatlan airport (MZT) into the city. Once there, get around town via the popular open-air taxis known as pulmonias. Mazatlan enjoys year-round 70-, 80- and-90 degree temperatures. A great time to fly from Los Angeles to Mazatlan is February for the 100-year-old tradition of Carnaval, a celebration featuring parades, live music, street entertainment and fireworks.

Flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Mazatlan?

Yes, you can fly from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Mazatlan, Sinaloa (MZT-General Rafael Buelna Intl.) with Alaska Airlines, the only airline offering direct flights on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Mazatlan?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes to fly from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Mazatlan, Sinaloa (MZT-General Rafael Buelna Intl.). Settle in and enjoy the service, because you'll be walking through arrivals in the blink of an eye.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles (and vicinity) to Mazatlan (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Los Angeles (and vicinity) to Mazatlan (and vicinity), Alaska Airlines is the top pick. This renowned carrier operates 10 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Mazatlan?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Mazatlan have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Mazatlan with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Mazatlan without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.