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

NYC — CUN
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from New York to Cancun are usually found in February or January, booked 39 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 2023: compare New York to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.

NYC - CUN

Price

$382 - $607

CUN

Temperature

75.2 - 86 °F

CUN

Rainfall

1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from$382From New York (NYC) to Cancun
One-way from$94One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Cancun

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 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 3% 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 35 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 $490, or $503 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cancún from New York. Prices for February average $475 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $224. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 27% on your journey compared to booking in December

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 evening could potentially save you up to 35% on airfare.

Cheap flights from New York to Cancún in February, March 2023

The best prices found for NYC to CUN flights for February, March
Mar 20 - Mar 23
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$209

Frontier

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Mar 20 - Mar 28
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$210

Frontier

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Feb 6 - Feb 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 50m
$214

Frontier

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New York to Cancún 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from New York found for this year
Mar 20 - Mar 23
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$209

Frontier

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Mar 20 - Mar 28
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$210

Frontier

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Feb 6 - Feb 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 50m
$214

Frontier

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Cheap Frontier flights from New York to Cancún

Mar 20 - Mar 23
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$209

Frontier

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Mar 20 - Mar 28
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

2 stops

14h 11m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$210

Frontier

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Mar 6 - Mar 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 12m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 59m
$214

Frontier

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  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from New York to Cancún is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $675.50 RT. This price is typically 31% cheaper than other airlines that offer New York to Cancún flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $147. New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport is the most common New York airport to take off from when flying to Cancún. Cancun Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Cancún. When flying from New York to Cancún, Frontier flights are 4% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap JetBlue flights from New York to Cancún

Jun 14 - Jun 18
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 07m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

3h 53m
$326

JetBlue

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Feb 13 - Feb 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 32m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

3h 54m
$327

JetBlue

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Feb 13 - Feb 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 32m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

10h 21m
$340

JetBlue

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  • JetBlue is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from New York to Cancún. Flights from JetBlue traveling this route typically cost $485.72 RT. This price is typically 67% more expensive than other airlines that offer New York to Cancún flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $156. The most popular departure airport in New York when flying to Cancún is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Cancún is Cancun Airport. When flying from New York to Cancún, JetBlue flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Cancún from New York

Save time with New York to Cancún direct flight deals
Jun 6 - Jun 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 00m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$276

American Airlines

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Jun 6 - Jun 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 00m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$278

American Airlines

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Jun 6 - Jun 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 00m
CUN

Cancun

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
$279

American Airlines

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Deal found 2/1

Last minute flights from New York to Cancún

Late deals on return flights to Cancún from New York, departing today and this week
Feb 11 - Feb 16
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 58m
$233

Frontier

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Feb 11 - Feb 17
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 38m
$234

Frontier

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Feb 11 - Feb 16
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
CUN

Cancun

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 58m
$238

Frontier

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One-way flights to Cancún from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cancún
Mar 28
EWR

Newark

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

6h 49m
$94

Spirit Airlines

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Mar 20
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 11m
$95

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 23
LGA

New York LaGuardia

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

13h 22m
$96

Frontier

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Cancún

Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

JetBlue
7.7
Good
376 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

VivaAerobus
7.2
Good
216 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Aeromexico
7.0
Good
457 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Related info for your journey

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

Cancun is a beloved destination in Mexico where travelers go to get away from it all in a tropical paradise. White, sandy beaches overlook the Caribbean Sea, and everywhere you turn vacationers are enjoying delicious food, friendly hospitality and gorgeous natural scenery. Cancun is the perfect holiday spot if you want a little sunshine during a New York winter, and Cheapflights can help you find the best deals available, as direct flights leave from JFK and LaGuardia Airports every day.

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.

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. Cancun (CUN) is located 8.9 mi from the center of Cancún. There are 18 flights from New York to Cancun per day from 25 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Cancun have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. JetBlue, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like JetBlue with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cancún for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $209, but on average you can expect to pay $221.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Cancún under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Cancún is less than $318.

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

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

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

Frontier, at $209, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Cancún. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Frontier is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

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

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, AeroMexico Connect and Undisclosed Carrier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Consider Qatar Airways (93%), Air France (87%) or American Airlines (86%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New York to 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 $651, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $138. The most popular route (Newark - Cancun), is priced around $214.

Alternative routes for New York to Cancún

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$35Average$401FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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InterjetCheapest$129Average$430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$147Average$675FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$156Average$486FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$174Average$369FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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AeromexicoCheapest$194Average$519FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$209Average$370FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$227Average$538FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$230Average$359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from New York to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York to Cancún
6%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
69%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
25%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday17daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday17daily flights
Wednesday21daily flights
Thursday21daily flights
Friday16daily flights
Saturday16daily flights
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