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

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The best prices from Chicago to Cancun are usually found in January or February, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

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

CHI - CUN
Price
$223 - $467
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

$223

From Chicago to Cancun

One-way from

$93

One-way flight from Chicago to Cancun

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Cancun?

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Cancun on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Cancun?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Cancun, book at least 22 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $349 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $359.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cancun (CHI - CUN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Cancun is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cancun in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to CUN flights for October, November
15 Nov - 21 Nov
$143pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 13 Nov
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Nov - 21 Nov
$163pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cancun 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from Chicago found for this year
15 Nov - 21 Nov
$143pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 13 Nov
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Nov - 21 Nov
$163pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Cancun from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Cancun direct flight deals
9 Jan - 16 Jan
$166pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jan - 23 Jan
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 21 Nov
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from Chicago, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$168pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$174pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$177pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cancun from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cancun
4:59 am - 9:49 am
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 50m
ORD - CUN
Frontier
4:50 am - 9:35 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 45m
ORD - CUN
American Airlines
1:05 pm - 1:18 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
23h 13m
ORD - CUN
United Airlines
$116
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Cancun flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Cancun due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Cancun for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Cancún to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. JetBlue and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Cancún are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Cancun for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cancun for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $143, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Cancun under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Cancun is less than $179.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Cancun is generally hotter than Chicago's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cancun?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Cancun in 3h 40m. Fly via American Airlines, Frontier, or Aeromexico to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Cancun is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $164 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $166. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Cancun one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $70. American Airlines flights start at $80 while deals on Frontier start at $93 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Cancun

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Cancun
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $21.13
Flight duration
3h 54m
Average temperature for October in Cancun
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cancún

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Cancun

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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Cancun
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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