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

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The best prices from New York to Cancún are usually found in August or July, booked 60 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 Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to CUN flight in 2021: compare New York to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
NYC - CUN
Price
$306 - $544
CUN
Temperature
75.2 - 86 °F
CUN
Precipitation
1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$306

From New York (NYC) to Cancún

One-way from

$70

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Cancún (NYC - CUN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New York to Cancún is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York to Cancún 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $408, or $439 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Cancún?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cancún from New York. Prices for August average $403 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 23% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from New York to Cancún in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to CUN flights for October, November
1 Nov - 2 Nov
$158pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$160pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$161pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from New York found for this year
1 Nov - 2 Nov
$158pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$160pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Nov - 3 Nov
$161pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Cancún from New York

Save time with New York to Cancún direct flight deals
1 Jan - 5 Jan
$196pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
18 Jan - 21 Jan
$203pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from New York, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$160pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$161pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$162pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cancun from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cancún
2:10 am - 12:30 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 20m
EWR - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$70
FlyFar
6:00 am - 10:54 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
5h 54m
EWR - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$71
CheapOair
2:10 am - 11:55 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 45m
EWR - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$72
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Cancún

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

If you book a flight to Cancún from New York, you will be flying to Cancun, which is the city’s only airport. Cancún (CUN) is located 8.9 mi from the center of Cancún. There are 13 flights from New York to Cancun per day from 16 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Cancún that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Interjet, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cancún for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Cancún under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Cancún is less than $207.

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

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

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Cancún round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $158, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Cancún.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 60% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Cancún?

Consider American Airlines (100%), Qatar Airways (100%) or Delta (78%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Cancún.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Cancún?

The most popular route from New York to Cancún is Newark - Cancún. You may also consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cancún or New York LaGuardia - Cancún.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Cancún?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Cancún? While on average our users pay $549, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $167. The most popular route (Newark - Cancún), is priced around $160.

How long is the flight from New York City to Cancun?

The flight from New York City to Cancun is typically only three and a half hours long, and the flight from upstate New York is just under four hours. Keep in mind that weather conditions and in-flight delays can extend your time in the air.

Which airlines operate flights from New York to Cancun?

Several airlines operate flights from New York City to Cancun from LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Niagra Falls International airports. Airlines served include Aeromexico, jetBlue, Interjet, United, Delta, and Spirit Airlines.

How frequent are flights between New York and Cancun?

On average, up to 12 flights per day fly to Cancun from John F. Kennedy, La Guardia and Niagra Falls International airports. During peak seasons such as spring break, flight frequency tends to be higher due to higher demand.

Which airports serve New York City to Cancun?

LaGuardia International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Niagra Falls International Airport all serve airlines headed to Cancun from New York City. Flights from New York City land at Cancun International Airport in Mexico.

Which direct flight route between New York City and Cancun is cheapest?

United's direct flight out of JFK International Airport to Cancun International Airport is the cheapest route, with Spirit Airlines direct flight out of LaGuardia following as the second cheapest. Cancun offers visitors from New York City a warm, tropical respite at an exciting, beachy paradise. While New York City is definitely popular among travelers due to its historic architecture, 24-hour city life, authentic cuisine and fantastic shopping options, the winters can get a bit chilly and Cancun is the perfect place to soak up the sun. Whether you want to spend your Cancun holiday at the beach relaxing with a cool drink or touring the Mayan ruins, Cancun has it all. Take a snorkeling adventure at Isla Contray and keep your eyes peeled for whale sharks, or enjoy an authentic pirate adventure on the Captain Hook Dinner Cruise. If you're hoping to indulge in some local Mexican cuisine, sign up for a guided "Taco Tour" of the most popular eateries in the area. Cancun is a warm, tropical oasis that's the perfect vacation destination for people of all ages. Whether you're in need of some warming up after a long, cold winter or you're simply looking for a fun spot for a family holiday, Cancun has plenty to offer, and Cheapflights can help you find competitive fares from NYC in just minutes.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancún from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Cancún

Most visitors from New York can enter Cancún without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York 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 New York from Cancún?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.31
Flight duration from New York to CUN
4h 01m
Average temperature for October in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Cancún

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
$113 $258 No cancel fee N/A
Aeromexico
$123 $379 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$123 $266 No cancel fee 79%
United Airlines
$128 $469 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$129 $296 No cancel fee 62%
Interjet
$129 $430 No cancel fee 68%
Delta
$134 $421 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$134 $519 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$147 $392 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$158 $468 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Cancún.
Morning 6 AM to noon 94% of NYC to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of NYC to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of NYC to CUN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to CUN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Cancún
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Cancún.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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