Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Ixtapa (ZIH)

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The best prices from Chicago to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl are usually found in September or October, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Ixtapa (ZIH)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ZIH flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Ixtapa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ixtapa.
CHI - ZIH
Price
$365 - $885

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$869

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$365

From Chicago (CHI) to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Ixtapa?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 79% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Ixtapa?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ixtapa from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $589 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $304. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Ixtapa?

To save up to 34% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Ixtapa from $739 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $806 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Ixtapa (CHI - ZIH)?

When flying from Chicago to Ixtapa, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 47% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Ixtapa in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to ZIH flights for June, July
8 Jul - 23 Jan
$462pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jul - 23 Jan
$561pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jul - 23 Jan
$586pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Ixtapa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ixtapa from Chicago found for this year
9 Nov - 30 Nov
$325pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Aug - 30 Aug
$342pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 19 Nov
$352pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Ixtapa from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Ixtapa direct flight deals
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$816pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$2,374pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Ixtapa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Ixtapa from Chicago, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 23 Jan
$592pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Jul - 23 Jan
$1,043pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Ixtapa
5:13 pm - 8:51 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
15h 38m
ORD - ZIH
United Airlines
$391
United
9:10 pm - 1:13 pm
Aeromexico
1 Stop
16h 03m
ORD - ZIH
Aeromexico
2:19 pm - 7:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
16h 46m
MDW - ZIH
Multiple Airlines
$425
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Ixtapa

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ixtapa from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Ixtapa, you will be flying into Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl. Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl (ZIH) is just 9.3 mi from the center of the city. Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl is the only Ixtapa airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 7 airlines have flights to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Interjet, United Airlines, and Volaris are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Ixtapa for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Ixtapa for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris for just $325, but on average you can expect to pay $388.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Ixtapa for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Chicago to Ixtapa under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Ixtapa is less than $2,173.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Ixtapa for under $600?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Chicago to Ixtapa within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Ixtapa round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Ixtapa is Volaris. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $325 on this airline. Users have found that Volaris is 44% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Ixtapa one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for VivaAerobus. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $220. Users have also found prices from $391 and $414 on United Airlines and Aeromexico, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Ixtapa?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Ixtapa are Interjet, American Airlines and Aeromexico. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Ixtapa?

On average you can expect to pay $511 for a flight from Chicago to Ixtapa. The cheapest flight overall is $180 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl) is currently priced at $325.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Ixtapa, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Ixtapa from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl

Most visitors from Chicago can enter Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl.

Documents
Tourist Card - The printed tourist card must be presented upon arrival in Mexico.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Ixtapa?

Returning to Chicago from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Ixtapa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Ixtapa.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.86

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Ixtapa

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Ixtapa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
$163 $926 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$284 $427 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$340 $568 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$547 $932 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$612 $872 No cancel fee 69%
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