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Flights to Cancun

from New York
1 Adult, Economy
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Route details

2489 km
Distance

Direct flights to Cancun

JetBlue Airways
United Airlines

Weather now

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+88°F
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Airports

CUN
14km

Flights to Cancun Information

Price range

Typically the return flight to Cancun costs about that much:
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Which is the cheapest month to fly to Cancun?

Here are approximate min and max prices for New York to Cancun flight (return trip) at the moment:
We have analyzed the prices and it seems that January might be the cheapest month to go, with approximate prices from $112 to $186. Meanwhile, the most expensive month will probably be March with a price range of $230 – $237.
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Based on our estimations, the cheapest month is likely to be January. Did you know that you can search for a whole month? Try it.
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Want to find the cheapest date combination to Cancun if you have flexibility? Just select the number of days and pick a month!
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Is Cancun an expensive destination?

We have compared flights from New York to Cancun with other routes:
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Direct flights to Cancun

There are 2 airlines that fly directly to Cancun: JetBlue Airways, United Airlines. Most airlines that have direct connections are departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport. Most airlines arrive to Cancun International Airport. Most flights depart on Thursday, Tuesday.

Airlines that have direct flights to Cancun

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Airlines that have connecting flights to Cancun

There are 10 other airlines that fly from New York to Cancun, including JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, TAP Portugal, Copa Airlines and others.
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Alaska Airlines
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Copa Airlines
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Most airlines arrive at Cancun International Airport (CUN) and depart from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Usually, airlines with direct flights fly Thursday, Tuesday.
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Airports in Cancun and New York

Cancun has 1 airport and New York has 4 airports.
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Cancun International Airport (CUN)
14 km from Cancun city center.
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Which airport in Cancun is better?

The closest airport to Cancun city center is Cancun International Airport (CUN) with 14 km distance. The quickest way to get to city center is to take a bus from Cancun International Airport (CUN), trip will take 20 min. Most airlines like JetBlue Airways, United Airlines with direct flights are flying to Cancun International Airport (CUN).
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Cancun International Airport (CUN) can be considered Cancun’s main airport. It takes about 20 min. by bus to reach the city center.
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Where to stay in Cancun

Find the right accommodation in Cancun with Avionero:
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Pa'Xa Mama Hotel Boutique
Avenida Tulum No. 119, Esquina con calle Claveles Sm. 22, Mz 6, Lt. 41-01
Free Wi-Fi • WiFi • 24-Hour Reception • Swimming pool • Multilingual Staff
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Emporio Cancun
Boulevard Kukulcan Retorno Gucumatz Lote 49 Int. 4 Segunda Etapa
WiFi • 24-Hour Reception • Swimming pool • Fitness Room/Gym • Airport shuttle
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Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Boulevard Kukulcan Km 8.5
Parking • 24-Hour Reception • Swimming pool • Fitness Room/Gym • Airport shuttle
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Mayambe Private Village
Carretera Punta Sam km 3.5 Supermanzana 86 Lote 10
Free Wi-Fi • WiFi • Swimming pool • Safe-Deposit Box • TV
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Beach House Imperial Laguna by Faranda Hotels
Calle Quetzal 11, Km 7,5
WiFi • 24-Hour Reception • Swimming pool • Fitness Room/Gym • Airport shuttle
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Things to do in Cancun

Some of the activities you can do while travelling to Cancun:
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Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour
Day Trips • Full-day Tours • Bus Tours • Private and Luxury • Cultural Tours
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Early morning Chichen Itza Tour, Cenote and Tequila Tasting
Day Trips • Full-day Tours • Bus Tours • Cultural Tours • Historical Tours
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Viator Exclusive: Tulum Ruins, Reef Snorkeling, Cenote and Caves
Day Trips • Full-day Tours • Bus Tours • Viator Exclusive Tours • Cultural Tours
2408 reviews
Cancun Best ATV Tour, Ziplines and Cenote Swim with Lunch
Extreme • Ziplining • 4WD Tours • Likely to Sell Out • ATV Tours
957 reviews
Cancun ATV Jungle Adventure, Ziplines, Cenote and Tequila Tasting
Extreme • Ziplining • 4WD Tours • ATV Tours • On the Water
935 reviews
Adults only Hip Hop Sessions Boat Party Cancun
On the Water • Swimming • Weddings & Celebrations
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Chichen Itza, Cenote, and Valladolid Tour with Tequila and Lunch
Day Trips • Full-day Tours • Bus Tours • Historical Tours • Archaeology Tours
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Tips on how to find cheap flights to Cancun

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Cancun guide

About Cancun

Cancun, situated on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, is renowned for its stunning beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant nightlife. Its pristine stretches of sand, such as the famous Playa Delfines and Playa Tortugas, offer the perfect setting for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports. Visitors can also explore the nearby Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second-largest coral reef system in the world, through snorkeling and diving excursions.

Beyond its beaches, Cancun boasts a rich cultural heritage and a variety of attractions to explore. The city is home to ancient Mayan ruins like El Rey and the impressive archaeological site of Tulum, which offer fascinating insights into Mexico's pre-Columbian history. Visitors can also immerse themselves in Mexican culture at the Mercado 28 market, where they can shop for handicrafts, souvenirs, and authentic local cuisine.

Cancun's nightlife is legendary, with a plethora of bars, clubs, and entertainment venues catering to every taste. The Hotel Zone is particularly renowned for its lively nightlife scene, with beachfront clubs hosting international DJs and live music events. Whether relaxing on its stunning beaches, exploring ancient ruins, or dancing the night away, Cancun offers visitors an unforgettable tropical getaway.

Cancun, the vibrant beach destination in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, dazzles with its turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and lively nightlife.

Cancun themes

This is what Cancun is known for:
Diving
Nightlife
Family
Romantic
Beach

Location

Cancun is located in Mexico, 2489 km away from New York:
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You can actually search based on themes. Do you want to see all the possible destinations with "Diving" or "Nightlife"? Simply select the right theme in the destination field.
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Currency and exchange rate

1 Mexican Peso equals 0.06 United States Dollar. 100 United States Dollar equals 1806.39 Mexican Peso.
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Visa to Mexico

No visa is required for US citizens. Allowed stay is 180 days¹.
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Language in Mexico

Official language in Mexico is Spanish. People knowledge of English is mediocre².
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Safety

Cancun is a relatively safe city. Meanwhile, a moderate level of caution is advised³.
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Cancun pros and cons

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Beautiful Beaches
Cancun boasts stunning beaches, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports.
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All-Inclusive Resorts
The city offers a wide range of all-inclusive resorts, providing convenience and luxury for travelers.
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Exciting Nightlife
Cancun's nightlife is legendary, with bustling bars, clubs, and entertainment venues.
Crowds
Cancun can become crowded, especially during peak tourist seasons, leading to congestion on beaches and in popular areas.
Commercialization
Some areas of Cancun have become overly developed and commercialized, losing some of their natural charm and authenticity.
Weather
The city can experience hot and humid weather, with occasional rain showers, particularly during the rainy season from June to October.

Planning a trip to Cancun? Check the weather

15 Days Weather Forecast

Here’s how the weather in Cancun looks currently:
Mon, 22 July
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Tue, 23 July
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Wed, 31 July
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Thu, 01 August
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Fri, 02 August
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Sat, 03 August
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Sun, 04 August
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Mon, 05 August
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Monthly weather

Planning a trip and want to know what the weather in Cancun will be like?
Still thinking when to go? Read when is the best time to visit Cancun.

FAQ

Flying to Cancun? Here are some useful things to know:
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What airports does Cancun has?
There are 1 of airport in Cancun: Cancun International Airport. The closest one is Cancun International Airport which is 14 km away.
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How far is Cancun by plane?
Cancun is around 2489 km away from New York.
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What is the flight time to Cancun?
Typically it takes to fly to Cancun if you are flying from New York.
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When should I fly to Cancun?
The peak of traveling to Cancun usually comes to , while the cheapest month is . If you travel now, the weather in Cancun is Rain.
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How much is the flight to Cancun?
The average price for a return flight to Cancun is if you fly from New York.
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What is the weather in Cancun?
Cancun weather varies from +73°F in February to +86°F in July on average. Right now it is Rain and +88°F in Cancun.
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Are there any direct flights to Cancun?
Yes, there are direct flights to Cancun, if you are flying from New York. You can fly to Cancun 2 days a week: Thursday, Tuesday.
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Which airlines offer direct flights to Cancun?
Here are the airlines that have direct connections to Cancun: JetBlue Airways, United Airlines.
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About Avionero

Avionero is a Swedish travel planning startup located in Malmo, founded by Lars Kristensson and Anton Tyulenev.
Using our smart AI Search engine, we combine millions of flight, hotel, and activity options for your trip to Cancun.

4 things to know about Avionero:

We provide the most flexible search
We have the largest inventory of flights
We are not the sellers, but aggregators of flights, hotels & activities
We do not track you to raise prices

Source of the data

The prices, airlines, and airport data on the pages come from our own database. It is based on searches made by our users and comes with some degree of approximation and estimation.

Prices stated on the page are “cached prices”, meaning that those prices were accurate when the search was made. Usually, there is a time stamp next to such prices.

Quotes on the page are coming from real people with whom we did multiple interviews about the route.

Other sources:

  • (1) Visa data is taken from Passport Index;
  • (2) “English knowledge” is based on the ranking of countries and regions by English skills by EF;
  • (3) “Safety index” is taken from Numbeo;
  • (4) “Air quality index” is a PM2.5 data from 2023 taken from IQAir;
  • (5) Amount of trees is an approximation (source: Climate Neutral Group);

Last updated 6.06.2024