Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Ixtapa (ZIH)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Ixtapa are usually found in September or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Ixtapa (ZIH)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ZIH flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Ixtapa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ixtapa.
SFO - ZIH
Price
$405 - $774

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$405

From San Francisco to Ixtapa

One-way from

$225

One-way flight from San Francisco to Ixtapa

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 San Francisco to Ixtapa?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 20% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Ixtapa?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ixtapa from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $407 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $185. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Ixtapa (SFO - ZIH)?

When flying from San Francisco to Ixtapa, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 59% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa in August, September 2021

The best prices found for SFO to ZIH flights for August, September
16 Sep - 22 Sep
$409pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Sep - 21 Sep
$446pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Sep - 13 Sep
$447pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Ixtapa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ixtapa from San Francisco found for this year
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$373pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$380pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Sep - 22 Sep
$409pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Ixtapa from San Francisco, departing today and this week
14 Aug - 20 Aug
$487pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$504pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Aug - 17 Aug
$511pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
ZIH
Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Ixtapa from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa
2:30 am - 10:56 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 26m
SFO - ZIH
American Airlines
6:35 pm - 8:32 am
Aeromexico
1 Stop
11h 57m
SFO - ZIH
Aeromexico
8:49 pm - 8:06 am
Volaris
3 Stops
33h 17m
SFO - ZIH
Volaris
$309
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Ixtapa

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Ixtapa due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Ixtapa for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Aeromexico 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 San Francisco to Ixtapa for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $373, but on average you can expect to pay $458.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Ixtapa for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Ixtapa within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Ixtapa?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Ixtapa in 10h 30m. Fly via Aeromexico, United Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Ixtapa round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Ixtapa is Aeromexico. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $457 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $460 and $493 round-trip. Aeromexico is 6% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Aeromexico, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $219. United Airlines flights start at $224 while deals on American Airlines start at $225 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Ixtapa, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Ixtapa from San Francisco?

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

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Ixtapa?

Returning to San Francisco from Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ixtapa Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Ixtapa

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Destination information for Ixtapa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Ixtapa.
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Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Ixtapa

Top 6 airlines flying from San Francisco to Ixtapa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Interjet
$276 $393 No cancel fee 68%
United Airlines
$203 $492 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$185 $497 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$209 $510 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$186 $514 No cancel fee 75%
Aeromexico
$271 $519 No cancel fee N/A
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