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Flights to Oaxaca in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price$264Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$234From Las Vegas McCarran to Oaxaca
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas McCarran (LAS) to Oaxaca

Cheap flights to State of Oaxaca in September, October 2021

The best prices found for OAX flights for September, October
9 Oct - 15 Oct
$254pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$267pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
25 Sep - 30 Sep
$276pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran

State of Oaxaca 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to State of Oaxaca found for this year
24 Nov - 1 Dec
$245pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
9 Oct - 15 Oct
$254pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$256pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
OAX
Oaxaca Xoxocotlan
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran

Cheapest Prices for Oaxaca flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Oaxaca found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$446
February
$406
March
$442
April
$374
May
$364
June
$426
July
$454
August
$389
September
$379
October
$413
November
$488
December
$501
Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Oaxaca. Flying to Oaxaca in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Oaxaca?

Average Oaxaca Xoxocotlan flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - OAX
Price
$364 - $764
OAX
Temperature
78.8 - 89.6 °F
OAX
Precipitation
0 - 11.69 inches
Flying to Oaxaca in June is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Oaxaca, the warmest period tends to be April, with the wettest being September.

When is the best time to book a flight to Oaxaca?

The best time to book flights to Oaxaca is 61 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Oaxaca?

The cheapest flights to Oaxaca are usually found when departing on a Saturday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Oaxaca?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Oaxaca trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Step off your flight to Oaxaca and step onto Mexico’s “Free and Sovereign State” soil. The fifth largest state in Mexico, Oaxaca holds the most speakers of indigenous languages than the rest of Mexico. Sitting pretty in the southern part of the country, Oaxaca borders Guerrero, Veracruz, Chiapas and Puebla, and its mix of geography and culture is the true essence and secret to the area’s vibrancy. 

Oaxaca is a plethora of highs and lows: Mountain peaks reach up to 10,000 feet, while valleys and deep caverns give way to beaches, jungles, and savannahs. The blend of topography is the perfect symbol for the cultural merge of Mixtec, Aztec, and Zapotec peoples that traversed this state over the last 3,000 years. Declared Humanity’s Cultural Patrimony by UNESCO, Oaxaca is laden with the rhythm and spirit of its residence through music, food, lifestyles, and festivities. Take a walk down any side street, and you’ll be overcome by the smooth architecture, ornate with gorgeous windows, bright roofs, and curling terraces. Here and there, groups of people donning big smiles and straw hats play instruments for coins, and not far from the center of town, beaches sprawl as far as the eye can see. 

You’re in store for one thing when you book your flight to Oaxaca: variety. The “always springtime” mentality reaches much further than the weather here. See for yourself in one of the unexplored bays, mangrove lagoons, or caves. Nine (of a total 11) species of sea turtle nest and live on Oaxaca’s 342 mile coast, and the only way to experience their true beauty is to book your flight to Oaxaca.

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Oaxaca climate

Get ready to experience a plethora of landscape, terrain, and environments, because the climate you’ll endure when your flight to Oaxaca arrives will depend solely on where you stay. If you’re on flat land or enjoying the beaches, expect hot and dry weather perfect for sunbathing or spending a day at the beach. If you’re mountain-bound, however, you’ll get cooler temperatures and a bit more moisture at5,000-feet above sea level. The state’s subtropical weather is temperate in the winter, but unexpected rain storms and hurricanes move in and can hamper a perfect beach paradise.

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Best Time to Fly to Oaxaca

Because Oaxaca has such diverse geography and boasts an year-round spring feeling, there’s no bad time to book Oaxaca flights.

Peak Season:

For most of the year this beautiful place feels like springtime, but most travelers book flights to Oaxaca during the winter months (November to January), when temperatures cool down a bit, and rainfall subsides. 

Off-peak Season:

Rain plagues the area during the summer months, making some vacationers hesitant to book flights to Oaxaca,, but if you do plan Oaxaca travel during this time, you’ll be sure to capture cheap Oaxaca flights and hotels and catch some fun in the sun when the rain dies down.

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Getting around Oaxaca

Oaxaca is easy to get around on foot. The city is laid out on a grid centered around the Zócalo and most of the sightseeing spots are located close to each other. Taxis can be a good way to get around, but make sure you negotiate your fare first. Group taxis are a great way to save some money during your trip from the airport.     

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Oaxaca Travel Information

el Arbol de Tule: If you’re booking flights to Oaxaca in search of natural splendor, look no further than el Arbol de Tule. The oldest (and largest) tree in the world, this huge mass of nature is more than 2,000 years old, and has marveling dimensions. Towering 130 feet off the ground with more than 170 feet of foliage, it’s no wonder that the 33-foot diameter and 178-foot circumference tally up a weight of more than 500 tons. From afar, this gigantic sprout looks like a few trees welded together, but in actuality, it’s just one enormous mammoth of a tree. Take a closer look to see the legendary “faces” of goblins, monsters, elephants, and jaguars that schoolchildren tell stories about. 

Beaches: If you’re not booking flights to Oaxaca for the mountains, than you’re probably seeking their other half: beaches. More than 340 miles of lavish coastline expand through the Jamiltepec, Pchutla, and Juchitan districts, and natural, panoramic views are inescapable. The hot tropical climate, serene aqua waters, and soft white sands beckon anyone in search of the sun to bask in the glow and enjoy the waves. Authentic traditions radiate from the sands all day long, and the tranquility that each sunset brings is the perfect backdrop for relaxing evenings. Each beach has its own uniqueness: Zicatela invites surfers of all degrees; Escobilla houses the most turtle nesting activity; and San Agustinillo provides a museum and a natural reserve to explore. Zipolite, however, is one of the only nude beaches, so be prepared to act accordingly. 

Festivities: When you endure a traditional festival in Oaxaca, you’ll understand how deeply this place is steeped in its 3,000 years of history. Long established customs, bright clothing, lively dances, and an exquisite blending of languages result in a multi-ethnic celebration of life. Whether you’re observing a patron saint in Central Valley, holding a vigil in Tehuantepec Peninsula, or observing one of the “Mondays on the Hill,” you will absolutely be enamored with the lights, sounds, and activities that are offered. If you plan your flight to Oaxaca accordingly, you may be able to attend La Guelaguetza, the biggest event of the year, drenched in dancing, music, movement, gift exchanges, and hospitality. 

Eco Tourism: If nature excites you, and you can’t wait to experience all that the outdoors has to offer then book a cheap flight to Oaxaca to experience the unforgettable eco-friendly adventures that the diverse geography offers. Northern mountain ranges of Ixtlan de Juarez and beautiful coastlines celebrate the culture of ecology, which is deeply rooted in the state’s people. See rich forests, coffee plantations, and picturesque sunsets as you explore the lush nature of Huatulco Bay, Santa Maria, San Miguel del Puerto, and Pluma Hidalgo, all locations where untouched environments are protected and fostered. Guided tours through green forests allow for first-hand sightings of plants, birds, reptiles, jaguars, and spider monkeys. If you prefer a more eco-focused lodging, alternative options provide inns with private rooms, small kitchens, bathrooms, and locally produced food and camping items.

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