Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancún (CUN)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Cancún are usually found in August or September, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CUN flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
LAX - CUN
Price
$374 - $546
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$374

From Los Angeles to Cancún

One-way from

$95

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Cancún

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 Los Angeles to Cancún?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 13% on the overall cost on flights from Los Angeles to Cancún.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Cancún?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Los Angeles to Cancún compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $449. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $499.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Cancún from Los Angeles average $427. You can even find prices in August for less than $427, as users have found deals to Cancún from as low as $247. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cancún from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún (LAX - CUN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 42% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cancún in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CUN flights for September, October
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from Los Angeles found for this year
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Cancún from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Cancún direct flight deals
29 Sep - 15 Oct
$203pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 24 Oct
$205pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$206pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$164pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$172pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$173pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Cancun from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Cancún
8:44 am - 9:34 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
22h 50m
LAX - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$95
FareScan
9:15 am - 3:55 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
4h 40m
LAX - CUN
Alaska Airlines
$96
TravelGo
6:36 am - 2:12 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 36m
LAX - CUN
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Cancún

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún?

If you wish to fly to Cancún from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to Cancún. There are 6 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun (CUN) per day to choose from. Flights to Cancún from Los Angeles are available from 16 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 19m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Cancún typically takes.

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

Interjet, United Airlines, and Delta 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Cancún 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 Los Angeles and Cancún 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Cancún for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Cancún for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancún under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Cancún is less than $222.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Cancún?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Cancún flight route?

Within the past month, 1,482 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Cancún.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Los Angeles to Cancún on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Cancún?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Cancún in about 18h 44m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . Los Angeles and Cancún are separated by a distance of 2129 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Cancún, with prices starting at $157. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Cancún one-way?

$67 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on VivaAerobus and Alaska Airlines, with prices starting from $71 and $96, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancún from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Cancún

Most visitors from Los Angeles can enter Cancún without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles from Cancún?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.02
Average temperature for September in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cancún

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
VivaAerobus
$166 $284 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$151 $304 No cancel fee 65%
Volaris
$186 $362 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$183 $379 No cancel fee 68%
Frontier
$149 $379 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$171 $414 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$196 $453 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$238 $470 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$177 $494 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$186 $522 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Cancún.
Morning 6 AM to noon 89% of LAX to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of LAX to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to CUN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LAX to CUN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Cancún
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Cancún.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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