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Cheapest flights to Cancún airports

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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Cancún

Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancún (CUN)

Typically, flights to Cancún from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Cancún, which has an average price of $427

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CANCÚN FROM LOS ANGELESAugust12% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Cancún costs on average just $374 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CANCÚN FROM LOS ANGELESDecember28% more expensiveIt costs about $546 for flights to Cancún from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CANCÚN FROM LOS ANGELESDecember265% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Cancún from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Cancún?

How long does it take to fly to Cancun?

If you're flying from the United States to Cancun International Airport, Cancun, Mexico, you'll have many flight options. There are several flight deals from the east coast, west coast, and midwest. Flights from the east coast, including from NYC or Newark (EWR), will last about three to four hours. If you're flying from the west coast, such as out of LAX (Los Angeles) or Seattle, the flight will last from four to five hours.

Where can you fly directly into Cancun from?

If you're looking for a nonstop flight, you'll find several Cancun flight deals from US cities. Fly directly from Chicago (ORD) to Cancun (CUN) with a major airline. The flight will take just a few hours. You'll also find nonstop flights between Boston and Cancun, and Atlanta (ATL), and Cancun (CUN). These flights will last two or more hours. Other cities providing nonstop flights to Cancun, Mexico include Philadelphia (PHL) and Houston (HOU).

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Cancún?

    In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Cancún for $53/person, which is 89% cheaper than the average flight to Cancún. To find the cheapest price to Cancún from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Cancún?

    If you don’t want to visit Cancún in August, then you should wait until July to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $330.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Cancún?

    You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Cancún from United States when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Cancún for around $403 when searching 60 days out. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $126.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Cancún?

    The cheapest day to depart from United States to Cancún is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $318. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Thursday because tickets tend to average around $392. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Cancún.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Cancún?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Cancún is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Cancún during this time can be as low as $374. Flights to Cancún are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $468. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • What is there to do in Cancún when it’s raining?

    When planning your flight to Cancún, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of June, September, or October could carry a higher chance of rain, as Cancún sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Cancún even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Shopping centers like La Isla Shopping Mall are very popular destinations for those visiting the Cancún area. La Isla Shopping Mall is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.

  • Are there any amusement parks near Cancún?

    Waterparks like Wet'n Wild Cancún are perfect places to go when the heat gets unbearable. Cancún is a great place for families, with something for everyone to do. Consider planning your trip to Cancún for the months of January, May, and November if you have interest in visiting amusement or water parks. Flights to Cancún are very popular around then, and it is recommended that you plan early.

  • When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Cancún?

    February, March, or April is widely considered the best time to visit Cancún to go to area beaches like Playa Gaviota Azul. Consider visiting Playa Delfines during your Cancún visit as well.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Cancún?

    Those flying to Cancún could potentially find better pricing at Cozumel Airport (45 mi from Cancún city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Cancún?

    The cheapest airport near Cancún is typically Cozumel Airport with an average price of $493/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Can I fly to Cancún from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Cancún

Most visitors from United States can enter Cancún without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cancún.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Cancún.

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

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


Can I fly back to United States from Cancún?

Returning to United States from Cancún

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancún must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancún are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Cancún at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Cancún flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Cancún found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Feb 14
DFW5:40 amDallas/Fort Worth
22h 20m
1 stop
CUN4:00 amCancún
Feb 19
CUN10:40 amCancún
2h 57m
DFW1:37 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Feb 15
DFW6:00 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 54m
CUN8:54 amCancún
Feb 17
CUN11:05 amCancún
3h 14m
DFW2:19 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 14
DFW3:40 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 45m
CUN6:25 amCancún
Feb 19
CUN10:40 amCancún
2h 57m
DFW1:37 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Feb 16
DFW6:00 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 42m
CUN8:42 amCancún
Feb 22
CUN11:05 amCancún
3h 14m
DFW2:19 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Mar 8
DFW3:40 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 36m
CUN6:16 amCancún
Mar 11
CUN10:40 amCancún
2h 58m
DFW1:38 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 7
DFW3:40 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 45m
CUN6:25 amCancún
Feb 10
CUN10:50 amCancún
3h 03m
DFW1:53 pmDallas/Fort Worth

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Cancún

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Cancún, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Feb 9
DFW3:40 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 45m
CUN6:25 amCancún
Spirit Airlines
Feb 1
DFW6:15 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 42m
CUN8:57 amCancún
American Airlines
Feb 15
JFK2:59 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
4h 20m
CUN7:19 amCancún

Which airlines fly to Cancún?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Cancún
  • Which airlines fly to Cancún?

    United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Aeromexico are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Cancún on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Cancún with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.


Airports near Cancún

Below you will find all the airports in Cancún along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Cancun airport?

The Cancun International Airport offers airport shuttles to nearly all major hotels and resorts in Cancun. You can take one of these shared shuttles to a hotel in the center of town. Another option is to take the bus downtown. Known as the ADO, this bus will drop you off at the bus station in Downtown Cancun. Catch this bus from the airport outside of Terminal 2, 3, or 4. It runs often and is an economical option.


Popular routes to Cancún

Most frequently searched flights to Cancún along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price$181
Los Angeles to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 20m
Cheapest price$163
Dallas to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time2h 36m
Cheapest price$126
Chicago to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price$143
Atlanta to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time2h 31m
Cheapest price$167
San Francisco to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 50m
Cheapest price$220
Boston to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 24m
Cheapest price$175
Denver to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 53m
Cheapest price$168
Washington to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price$147
Minneapolis to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 57m
Cheapest price$170
Seattle to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time5h 36m
Cheapest price$208
Philadelphia to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 46m
Cheapest price$154
Houston to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time2h 03m
Cheapest price$134
Detroit to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 42m
Cheapest price$175
Salt Lake City to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price$208
Orlando to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time1h 57m
Cheapest price$137
Fort Lauderdale to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time1h 49m
Cheapest price$136
Ontario to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time7h 59m
Cheapest price$208
Charlotte to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price$181
Miami to Cancún Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price$143

Visa requirements for visiting Cancún

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Cancun?

If you're visiting Cancun from the United States, you should travel with a passport, a visa, or an enhanced driver's license (issued by the Secretary of State). Any of these documents will suffice. Additionally, after you have presented your passport, visa, or enhanced driver's license to the border agent, you’ll need to apply for an entry permit or tourist card. The tourist card is issued by the National Institute of Migration and you must pay a fee to get one. Note that if you plan to travel beyond Cancun, you may have to show this permit at different entry points into cities in Mexico. Therefore, you must take this extra step once you've been allowed in the country.


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Best things to do and see in Cancún

What can you see and do in Cancun?

While you're on vacation in Cancun, you'll have lots to do and see. You can spend your days lounging on the beach. A couple of the most popular beaches are Playa Delfines and Playa Chac Mool. Celebrate the rich history of Cancun with a visit to the El Ray Ruins (from the pre-Columbian Mayan Culture) and the Chichén Itzá (an archaeological site of the Maya Empire). There are also many museums to tour such as the Cancun Underwater Museum, the Mayan Museum of Cancun, and the Cancun Wax Museum. Do you want to do some shopping? The Forum By the Sea is a large mall with three floors and beach access. If you're interested in buying some souvenirs, stop by the Traditional Mexican Market in Downtown Cancun where you can buy pottery, handmade jewelry, clothing, and leather goods.