Let’s go to Mazatlan! In an hour and 10 minutes you will be at the beach; check the cost of the flight


Let’s go to Mazatlan! In an hour and 10 minutes you will be at the beach; check the cost of the flight 

Leon, Gto. (OEM, Informex).- Beaches are the favorite destination for people to take a few days off or simply enjoy a well-deserved vacation. According to different travel agents, after Puerto Vallarta and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mazatlán is the most visited beach by Guanajuatenses. 

With the new routes recently opened at the Bajío International Airport, traveling to the Pearl of the Pacific is already more comfortable and economical. 

As of July 11, the first direct flight from the Guanajuato Airport to Mazatlán was launched by the Volaris airline. The flights are scheduled Tuesday and Sunday with direct non-stop departure to Mazatlán with a duration of 1 hour 10 minutes. 


According to the official Volaris website, prices vary from $1,592, then go up to $1,753 to $4,159, depending on the day and time. Therefore, it is recommended to search for flights weeks in advance to be able to find a price according to our budget. 

The flight with a stopover in Guadalajara also continues to be offered. 


The driving distance from León to Mazatlán is 701 km, which is calculated in a transfer time of approximately 7 hours 30 minutes by private car, on toll roads. 

On the other hand, traveling by bus takes an average of 9 to 10 hours, from the city of León, there is only one departure per day at 9:30 at night with a cost of $1,354.92 and you arrive at Mazatlan at dawn. 

Mrs. Maura Adela Hernández visits Mazatlán every year and normally she does it by bus and the news about the flight seems like a good option. 

“I have been going to Mazatlán on vacation for more than 10 years, it is my favorite place to vacation. Honestly, I’m used to traveling by bus, I fall asleep and it doesn’t feel so heavy. Now they tell me that the flight costs me almost the same as the bus, I’m going to fly by plane, to get there faster”. 


In addition to Mazatlán, there are 11 other flights to national destinations: 

     Oaxaca, Oaxaca 

     La Paz, Baja California 

     Acapulco Guerrero 

     Los Mochis, Sinaloa 

     Veracruz, Veracruz 

     Zihuatanejo, Guerrero 

     Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas 

     Torreon, Coahuila 

     Cd. Obregon, Sonora 

     Hermosillo, Sonora 

     Culiacan, Sinaloa 

     Mazatlan Sinaloa 

 Source: El Sol de Leon