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 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 Cancun (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to CUN flight in 2021: compare New York to Cancun flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancun.
NYC - CUN
Price
$306 - $544
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

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 to Cancun

One-way from

$147

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 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 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 $337 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $341 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Cancun from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $336. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $187. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Cancun in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to CUN flights for May, June
23 May - 28 May
$256pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
17 May - 16 Jun
$259pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
17 May - 20 May
$277pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from New York found for this year
26 Aug - 7 Sep
$255pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$256pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 28 May
$256pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Cancun from New York

Save time with New York to Cancun direct flight deals
6 Jun - 11 Jun
$282pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 May - 11 Jun
$287pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 May - 4 Jun
$288pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
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
23 May - 28 May
$256pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
22 May - 28 May
$283pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
23 May - 28 May
$284pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cancun from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cancun
2:16 am - 5:21 am
Frontier
Nonstop
4h 05m
EWR - CUN
Frontier
$147
Kiwi.com
2:43 pm - 5:52 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 09m
LGA - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$148
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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 17 flights from New York to Cancun per day from 16 different airlines.

Can I find flights from New York to Cancun for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cancun for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on VivaAerobus for just $255, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

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 $307.

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?

Frontier, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from New York to Cancun in just under 4h 01m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 35m. 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 VivaAerobus. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $255 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and Spirit Airlines, starting at $256 and $259 round-trip. Users have found that VivaAerobus is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$101 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and VivaAerobus, with prices starting from $124 and $124, respectively.

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Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Cancun.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.05
Flight duration
3h 58m
Average temperature for May in Cancun
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Cancun 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
Volaris
$123 $266 No cancel fee 79%
Frontier
$129 $296 No cancel fee 62%
Aeromexico
$123 $379 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$147 $392 No cancel fee 65%
WestJet
$232 $403 No cancel fee 60%
Delta
$134 $421 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$129 $430 No cancel fee 68%
Air Canada
$234 $454 No cancel fee 67%
JetBlue
$158 $468 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Cancun

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Cancun.
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Weekly flight availability
from New York to Cancun
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Cancun.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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