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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)

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

$74

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 60 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 $408 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $439 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Cancun from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $403. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $177. 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 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New York to Cancun in November, December 2020

The best prices found for NYC to CUN flights for November, December
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$130pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$131pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$132pp
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 next year
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$130pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$131pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$132pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Cancun from New York

Save time with New York to Cancun direct flight deals
6 Feb - 15 Feb
$185pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$186pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$187pp
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
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$147pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 15 Dec
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$155pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Cancun from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cancun
8:48 pm - 4:00 pm
Volaris
1 Stop
19h 12m
JFK - CUN
Volaris
$74
SmartFares
1:30 am - 10:00 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
8h 30m
EWR - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$83
Gotogate
10:00 am - 5:20 am
Aeromexico
1 Stop
19h 20m
JFK - CUN
Aeromexico
$88
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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Cancún to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta and JetBlue are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Cancún include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 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 Spirit Airlines for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Cancun under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Cancun is less than $195.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Cancun?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.

How many flights depart from New York to Cancun on average per day?

Travelers can expect 4 flights from New York to Cancún on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

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, American Airlines, and JetBlue can get you from New York to Cancun in just under 3h 59m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between New York and Cancun is about 1558 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Cancun is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $130 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 67% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$55 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 Volaris and Frontier, with prices starting from $74 and $87, respectively.

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 = $20.02
Flight duration
3h 59m
Average temperature for November in Cancun
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines 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 N/A N/A
Volaris
$123 $266 N/A 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

Morning 6 AM to noon 76% of NYC to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% of NYC to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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 Cancun
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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