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Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Cancun (CUN)

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The best prices from New York to Cancun are usually found in March or January, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Cancun (CUN)

NYC - CUN
Price
$258 - $544
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F
Popular in December High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from $258 From New York to Cancun
One-way from $116 One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Cancun?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 22 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Cancun from $349 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $359 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Cancun (NYC - CUN)?

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Cancun in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New York to Cancun in September, October 2020

The best prices found for NYC to CUN flights for September, October
9 Oct - 13 Oct
$184pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 Oct - 12 Jan
$197pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
17 Oct - 24 Oct
$201pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Cancun 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from New York found for this year
9 Oct - 13 Oct
$184pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 Oct - 12 Jan
$197pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Cancun from New York

Save time with New York to Cancun direct flight deals
27 Nov - 2 Dec
$201pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
14 Nov - 21 Nov
$202pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
23 Nov - 3 Dec
$208pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from New York, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$222pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$223pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Sep - 10 Oct
$224pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Cancun from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cancun
10:15 am - 11:37 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 22m
EWR - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$116
SmartFares
9:49 am - 11:37 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 48m
LGA - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$118
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Cancun flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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.

Can I find flights from New York to Cancun for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cancun for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aeromexico for just $184, but on average you can expect to pay $206.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Cancun for under $300 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Cancun for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Cancun within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Is New York 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 New York'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 New York to Cancun?

Aeromexico and Spirit Airlines can get you from New York to Cancun in just under 3h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 53m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Cancun is Aeromexico. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $184 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $214. Users have found that Aeromexico is 50% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$96 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Aeromexico. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines, with prices from $109.

Alternative routes for New York to Cancun

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Cancun
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $21.13
Flight duration
3h 59m
Average temperature for September in Cancun
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Cancún

Hourly flight availability from New York to Cancun

Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of NYC to CUN departures
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Weekly flight availability
from New York to Cancun
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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