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outbound: Aug 29, 2018
1 stop (10h55m)
Air Canada
return: Sep 4, 2018
1 stop (13h39m)
Air Canada
outbound: Apr 28, 2018
1 stop (9h40m)
Southwest Airlines
return: May 5, 2018
1 stop (7h40m)
Southwest Airlines
outbound: May 12, 2018
1 stop (10h31m)
Delta Air Lines
return: May 17, 2018
1 stop (23h37m)
Aeromexico
outbound: May 11, 2018
1 stop (8h25m)
United Airlines
return: May 15, 2018
1 stop (9h19m)
United Airlines
outbound: May 11, 2018
1 stop (11h32m)
Aeromexico
return: May 15, 2018
1 stop (12h37m)
Aeromexico
outbound: May 16, 2018
1 stop (12h52m)
Aeromexico
return: May 21, 2018
1 stop (21h27m)
Aeromexico
outbound: May 28, 2018
direct (2h14m)
Spirit Airlines
return: May 31, 2018
direct (2h36m)
Spirit Airlines
outbound: May 28, 2018
1 stop (10h39m)
American Airlines
return: May 31, 2018
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American Airlines
outbound: May 11, 2018
1 stop (24h45m)
United Airlines
return: May 15, 2018
1 stop (11h19m)
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Cancun guide: how to get there, what to see

Cancun city centre
Cancún International Airport (CUN): 16 km from city centre

Flights to Cancun: need to know

Cheap airline tickets to Cancun

Ready to hit the beach? Start planning your vacation in Mexico with cheap flight tickets to Cancun. Aeromexico, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines are just a handful of the airlines offering cheap flights to Cancun International Airport (CUN).

When to book the cheapest flights to Cancun

Thinking of escaping the chills of winter for some warmer climes? You aren’t the only one. Flights to Cancun tend to shoot up during winter and especially in March for Spring Break. Book early, at least 4 months in advance, if you want to find the cheapest flights.

  • Peak season: Winter, especially March.
  • Low season: Summer.
  • Flight duration

    A flight to Cancun from New York takes 4 hours.

    Experience Cancun: sights, tours and activities

    Cancun is a city that just gives and gives. The parties, the beaches, the world-class resorts, the ancient ruins and Maya dancers… it’s all here waiting for you! It’s hard to imagine this place as once being a small fishing town before the 1970s. Today it’s up there with Las Vegas and Ibiza as one of the best places to party.

    Essentials in Cancun

    Beaches: There is no shortage of beaches in Cancun. Swimming in the open ocean is only recommended for more advanced swimmers. If you’re looking for calmer waters, Isla Mujeres is the perfect choice.

    Snorkeling: Cancun has some amazing underwater adventures, from snorkeling on the second largest barrier reed in the world to swimming with whale sharks, manta rays or sea turtles. The great think about snorkeling is you can usually hire the equipment from your hotel and then off you go.

    Isla Mujeres: The Quintana Roo Islands are gorgeous and if you only have time to visit one, make it Isla Mujeres. The crushed-coral beaches are usually less crowded than Cozumel and there’s no better place to sit back and relax with a Sex on the Beach in one hand and a novel in the other.

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    Hotels and accommodation in Cancun

    Hotels in Cancun are usually booked solid during peak tourist season, mid-December to April, so it’s essential to book as far in advance as possible. You’ll find it all in Cancun, from self-catering holiday apartments to 5* luxury all-inclusive resorts. Most hotels will also have a private pool.

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    outbound: Aug 6, 2018
    1 stop (10h55m)
    Air Canada
    return: Aug 27, 2018
    1 stop (13h39m)
    Air Canada
    outbound: Jul 26, 2018
    direct (5h)
    Southwest Airlines
    return: Aug 2, 2018
    direct (5h15m)
    Southwest Airlines
    outbound: Jun 3, 2018
    1 stop (29h45m)
    Spirit Airlines
    return: Jun 8, 2018
    1 stop (28h31m)
    Spirit Airlines