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Centro historico, Guadalajara, Mexico

Book Direct Flights to & from Guadalajara

Searching for direct flights to Guadalajara in Mexico? Well, you're in luck because, at Alternative Airlines, we've created this super handy guide that will help you easily search for and book direct flights to Guadalajara from anywhere in the world, with a broad range of airlines to fly with!

To begin, you can use our search form at the top of the page to search for direct flights to/from Guadalajara. Booking your flights through Alternative Airlines means you can choose from 40+ ways to pay for your tickets, including flexible pay-later plans such as AfterpayKlarnaAffirmZip and PayPal Credit, among several others!

Stack of umbrellas as street decoration in Mexico

How To Book Direct Flights to Guadalajara

Booking direct flights to Guadalajara with Alternative Airlines couldn't be easier!

1. Firstly, you'll need to fill out our search form at the top of the page, making sure your arrival airport is Guadalajara Airport (GDL).

2. Hit the 'Search Flights' button to see all flights available. To only see direct flights, use the 'Direct/Non Stop' button in the 'Stop's filter.

3. Select the flight that works best for you and confirm your selection to proceed with your booking.

4. We offer 40+ ways to pay for flights at Alternative Airlines - pay your way and you're good to go!

Acapulco beach

Direct Flights to/from Guadalajara

If you're itching to explore a city full of culture in Mexico, Guadalajara is the place for you. This capital city of the state of Jalisco in north-west Mexico is said to be the home of mariachi music as well as many popular cultural events that take place throughout the year, including the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Tequila Festival and the Jalisco Jazz Festival, among many others. Some of the most popular attractions in Guadalajara include the Guadalajara Cathedral which was built in 1541 as well as the Plaza De Los Mariachis, a square where mariachi bands gather to bring the streets of Guadalajara alive!

To visit Guadalajara, we suggest flying direct to Guadalajara International Airport (Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport - GDL) which is the third largest airport in Mexico and the primary airport serving the city of Guadalajara.

Guadalajara International Airport

Guadalajara International Airport is the primary airport that serves the city of Guadalajara and is located 16 km away from the city centre. In 2021, the airport served around 15.6 million passengers and has been labelled as Mexico's third-busiest airport. This airport is a hub for Aeroméxico and Volaris. From Guadalajara International Airport, you can fly direct to cities in the United States, Panama, Colombia and Spain as well as domestic destinations in Mexico.

Popular Routes to Guadalajara

You can fly direct to Guadalajara from over 50 cities across the Americas and Europe. Below are some of the most popular direct routes to Guadalajara:

Mexico City (MEX) ✈ to Guadalajara (GDL)

Cancún (CUN) ✈ to Guadalajara (GDL)

Los Angeles (LAX) ✈ to Guadalajara (GDL)

Chicago (ORD) ✈ to Guadalajara (GDL)

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) ✈ to Guadalajara (GDL)

If you'd like to fly to Guadalajara but can't find any direct flights from your preferred departure airport, you can still catch a connecting flight with a stopover at any of the airports listed below.

What Airlines Fly Direct to Guadalajara (GDL)?

Below is a list of all the airlines that offer direct flights to Guadalajara International Airport and from which cities:

AeroméxicoChicago, Fresno, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Monterrey, Sacramento, San Francisco, Tijuana
Aeroméxico ConnectMexico City, Salt Lake City
Alaska AirlinesLos Angeles, San Jose (CA)
American AirlinesDallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix
Calafia AirlinesLa Paz, Los Mochis
Copa AirlinesPanama City
Delta Air LinesAtlanta
Frontier AirlinesLas Vegas, Orlando
MagnichartersCancún, Tijuana
TAR AerolineasCiudad Juárez, Durango, Puerto Vallarta, Querétaro
United AirlinesHoustin
United ExpressHouston
VivaAerobúsBogotá, Cancún, Chicago–O'Hare, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Culiacán, Hermosillo, La Paz, Los Angeles, Mérida, Mexico City, Mexico City/AIFA, Monterrey, Puebla, Puerto Vallarta, Reynosa, Tampico, Tijuana, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa
VolarisAcapulco, Cancún, Charlotte, Chetumal, Chicago–Midway, Chicago–O'Hare, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón, Culiacán, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Fresno, Hermosillo, Houston–Intercontinental, La Paz, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Los Mochis, Mérida, Mexicali, Mexico City, Mexico City/AIFA, Miami, Monterrey, New York–JFK, Oakland, Oaxaca, Ontario, Orlando, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Portland (OR), Puerto Escondido, Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Jose (CA), San José del Cabo, Seattle/Tacoma, Tapachula, Tijuana, Toluca/Mexico City, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz
Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Direct Flights to Guadalajara from the US

Guadalajara is easy to reach from the USA as Mexico is only a stone's throw away! You can fly direct to Guadalajara from many major US cities, including Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Denver, among several others. The airlines offering the most direct routes between the US and Guadalajara are Aeroméxico and Volaris.

Fly direct to Guadalajara from: 
Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Fresno, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle/Tacoma

 AeroméxicoAeroméxico ConnectAlaska AirlinesAmerican AirlinesDelta Air LinesFrontier AirlinesUnited AirlinesUnited ExpressVivaAerobús and Volaris

Palm tree at sunset

Direct Flights to Guadalajara from Europe

If you're based in Europe and want to catch a direct flight to Guadalajara, you can do so by flying from Madrid, Spain. Madrid is the only European city that you can fly from directly to Guadalajara - this can be done with Aeroméxico. This means that if you wish to fly to Guadalajara from the UK, France, Germany or any other European country, you'll likely need to first fly to Madrid and then catch your connecting flight to Guadalajara.

Fly direct to Guadalajara from:


Palm trees

Direct Flights to Guadalajara from South America

The only South American cities you can fly from directly to Guadalajara are Panama City (Panama) and Bogotá (Colombia). If you're a resident of any other South American country and wish to reach Guadalajara, you'll first need to fly to Panama City or Bogotá, then catch a connecting flight that will take you to Guadalajara. Direct flights are available from these cities with VivaAerobús and Copa Airlines.

Fly direct to Guadalajara from:
 Panama City and Bogotá

 VivaAerobús and Copa Airlines

Direct Flights to Guadalajara from within Mexico

Guadalajara is really straightforward to get to from other cities in Mexico. There are many airlines that offer direct routes to/from Guadalajara from other cities in Mexico including Aeromexico, VivaAerobus and Volaris. Take a look at our guide on domestic flights in Mexico for more information.

Fly direct to Guadalajara from: 
Acapulco, Cancún, Chetumal, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón, Culiacán, Durango, Hermosillo, La Paz, Los Mochis, Mérida, Mexico City, Mexicali, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Puebla, Puerto Escondido, Puerto Vallarta, Querétaro, Reynosa, San José del Cabo, Tampico, Tapachula, Tijuana, Toluca/Mexico City, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa

 AeroméxicoAeroméxico ConnectCalafia AirlinesMagnichartersTAR AerolineasVivaAerobúsVolaris

Direct Flights to Guadalajara from Africa, Asia and Oceania

Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights available between Africa, Asia, Oceania and Guadalajara. Instead, you can get to your destination by flying to an airport in the United States or Mexico and catching your connecting flight there to reach Guadalajara. Take a look at our page on booking connecting flights for more information.

Guadalajara, Mexico

Cheap Direct Flights to Guadalajara

When seeking cheap nonstop flights to Guadalajara, flexibility is key. By keeping your travel dates flexible, you increase the chances of finding budget-friendly options. Additionally, consider your baggage requirements carefully, as some airlines may charge extra fees for checked bags. For expert tips on scoring affordable flights, check out our comprehensive guide on finding cheap flights. If you're looking for the best month to visit Guadalajara, consider traveling in April through early June and then again in September through October, when the weather is pleasant, and prices tend to be more reasonable. 

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Direct Flights to Guadalajara FAQs

Are there direct flights to Guadalajara from the UK?

No, unfortunately not! If you wish to depart from the UK, you'll need to catch a connecting flight rather than a direct flight. We suggest flying from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol or Edinburgh to Madrid, then catching the connecting flight that will take you from Madrid directly to Guadalajara. Once you reach Madrid, you can fly to Guadalajara with Aeroméxico. You can also fly from London to the USA and catch a connecting flight from any of the US cities listed earlier.

Are direct flights available from Canada to Guadalajara?

Not yet, no. You won't be able to fly direct to Guadalajara from Canada but you can instead book a connecting flight to reach your destination. For example, you can fly to any of the US cities listed earlier (including Los Angeles, Houston, New York, etc) and catch the connecting flight that will take you to Guadalajara.

How can I book cheap direct flights to Guadalajara?

At Alternative Airlines, we'll help you find the cheap direct flights to Guadalajara that you've been looking for with our best fare-finder tool. When you search for your flights using our search form, you can see the cheapest days to fly to Guadalajara from your departure airport which will be highlighted in green. The most expensive days to fly will be highlighted in red. For more information on how to use this tool, check out our Best Fare Finder guide.

Why can't I find direct flights to Guadalajara on your site?

Can't find the flight you're looking for? This might be because there are no direct flights to Guadalajara available based on your departure destination, or there are no airlines that operate direct flights to Guadalajara on the travel dates you've chosen. You can instead try searching for direct flights to Guadalajara on different days or catch a connecting/layover flight to any of the airports listed in the table above.

Can I pay later for direct flights to Guadalajara?

Of course! When you search for direct flights to Guadalajara with Alternative Airlines, you can pay for your direct flights using a variety of flexible payment methods offered on our site, including Buy Now Pay Later plans such as Afterpay, Affirm, Klarna and many more. This means you can book your direct flights to Guadalajara today and split the cost of your tickets up into smaller payments to be paid back over time. Discover all of our Buy Now Pay Later options available on our site and visit Guadalajara without worrying about paying the full cost of your tickets upfront!