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$237
Frontier Airlines outward: May 9, 2024
11:19p LGA » 4:05p CUN
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (16h46m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: May 15, 2024
3:48p CUN » 4:00p LGA
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (24h12m)
$239
Frontier Airlines outward: May 9, 2024
11:19p LGA » 4:05p CUN
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (16h46m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: May 15, 2024
3:48p CUN » 4:00a LGA
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (12h12m)
$458
Spirit Airlines outward: Jun 26, 2024
5:49p EWR » 12:14a CUN
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h25m)
Avianca inbound: Jun 29, 2024
9:15p CUN » 8:10a JFK
Avianca 1 stop (10h55m)
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outbound: May 9, 2024
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
return: May 15, 2024
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Frontier Airlines
outbound: May 9, 2024
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: May 15, 2024
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
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outbound: Jun 26, 2024
Aeromexico 1 stop
return: Jun 29, 2024
Aeromexico 1 stop

Travel tips for flights New York - Cancun

Information on Cancun
Route
  • Arrival city:
  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Airport(s):
  • Cancún International Airport (CUN)
  • Local time:
  • Apr 12, 2024 1:36 PM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 72ºF, max. 79ºF
  • Departure city:
  • New York, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
  • Westchester County Airport (HPN)
  • Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)
  • Local time:
  • Apr 12, 2024 2:36 PM, GMT-4
  • Weather:
  • min. 50ºF, max. 56ºF

Why travel by plane from New York to Cancun?

Traveling from New York to Cancun overland requires travelers to follow a route around the Gulf of Mexico, traveling over 3,300 miles to reach the Mexican city. The total drive time can be as long as 58h depending on traffic. The flight from New York to Cancun is able to travel straight over the Gulf of Mexico, with a total flight time of just 4h 10m. Therefore, flying is a much faster option to travel between the two cities.

What is there to see and do in Cancun?

The Mexican city of Cancun is famous for its white sandy beaches and is a great destination for those hoping to enjoy the sun on the beach while staying within close proximity to all the amenities. A popular Spring Break destination, Cancun is a great place for a vacation. As well as being home to a lively nightlife and plenty of resorts, it also offers a number of cultural sights and activities. Multiple Mayan ruins can be found around the city, including UNESCO World Heritage Site Chichén Itzá and the El Rey ruins, while the Parque de las Palapas in the city's downtown area offers a local feel.