Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Cancún (CUN)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cancún are usually found in August or July, booked 2 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CUN flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
CHI - CUN
Price
$214 - $472
CUN
Temperature
75.2 - 86 °F
CUN
Precipitation
1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$214

From Chicago (CHI) to Cancún

One-way from

$62

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Cancún

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cancún (CHI - CUN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Cancún at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 36% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Cancún?

Flights from Chicago to Cancún lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Cancún in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $132.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Cancún?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Cancún. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cancún.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cancún in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CUN flights for October, November
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Oct - 27 Oct
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from Chicago found for this year
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Oct - 27 Oct
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Cancún from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Cancún direct flight deals
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$136pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from Chicago, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Oct - 27 Oct
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$141pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cancun from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cancún
2:00 am - 5:30 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 30m
ORD - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$62
FareScan
2:00 am - 5:30 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 30m
ORD - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$64
FareScan
4:10 am - 8:57 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 47m
ORD - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$68
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cancún</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cancún

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cancún from Chicago?

Cancún (CUN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Cancún. You should not have trouble finding flights to Cancun from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 6 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 12 airlines have flights to the Cancún airport from Chicago. It is only a 8.9 mi journey from Cancun (CUN) to Cancún’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Cancún have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Cancún for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cancún for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $136, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Cancún for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Cancún under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Cancún is less than $146.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Cancún for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Cancún within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Cancún?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Cancún on average per day?

Per day, 3 flights depart from Chicago to Cancún on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cancún?

Departing from Chicago to Cancún will take you 3h 30m. There are 1456 mi between Chicago and Cancún. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Cancún round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Cancún is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $136 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qatar Airways and United Airlines, starting at $157 and $160 round-trip. These flights start at 57% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Cancún?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Cancún are Interjet, Major Airline and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Cancún?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Cancún? While on average our users pay $532, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $92. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cancún), is priced around $136.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Cancún?

Consider Qatar Airways (100%), American Airlines (96%) or United Airlines (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Cancún.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancún from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Cancún

Most visitors from Chicago can enter Cancún without restrictions.

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

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

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


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Cancún?

Returning to Chicago from Cancún

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancún must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Cancún

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cancún

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.34
Flight duration from Chicago to CUN
3h 45m
Average temperature for October in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Cancún

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Cancún choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$116 $486 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$116 $421 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$120 $325 No cancel fee 65%
Aeromexico
$121 $458 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$145 $297 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$159 $419 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$161 $369 No cancel fee 62%
Interjet
$227 $387 No cancel fee 68%
JetBlue
$269 $478 No cancel fee 62%
Air Canada
$385 $632 No cancel fee 67%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Cancún.
Morning 6 AM to noon 86% of CHI to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of CHI to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CHI to CUN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to CUN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Cancún
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Cancún.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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