Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Cancun (CUN)

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The best prices from Washington to Cancun are usually found in August or September, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Cancun (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to CUN flight in 2021: compare Washington to Cancun flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancun.
WAS - CUN
Price
$316 - $502
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$316

From Washington to Cancun

One-way from

$107

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Cancun?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 10% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Washington to Cancun compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $337. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $341.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Cancun?

July can be a great time to fly to Cancun from Washington 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 Washington to Cancun (WAS - CUN)?

When flying from Washington to Cancun, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 55% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Washington to Cancun in July, August 2021

The best prices found for WAS to CUN flights for July, August
17 Aug - 27 Aug
$178pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 27 Aug
$194pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 Aug - 1 Sep
$199pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from Washington found for this year
17 Aug - 27 Aug
$178pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
15 Sep - 6 Oct
$185pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
15 Sep - 6 Oct
$191pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Cancun from Washington

Save time with Washington to Cancun direct flight deals
15 Sep - 6 Oct
$185pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
15 Sep - 6 Oct
$191pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Sep - 22 Sep
$202pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from Washington, departing today and this week
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$207pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$207pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$216pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Cancun from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Cancun
2:00 am - 8:27 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 27m
BWI - CUN
Frontier
$107
Kiwi.com
6:02 pm - 11:58 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 56m
DCA - CUN
American Airlines
4:10 am - 6:45 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 35m
BWI - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$125
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Cancún have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington to Cancún have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, 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 Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Located just 8.9 mi from the city center, Cancún is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Cancún from Washington. Booking flights from Washington to Cancun (CUN) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily inbound flight from Washington from 10 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Cancun for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Cancun under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Cancun is less than $239.

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

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

Is Washington 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 Washington'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 Washington to Cancun?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines can get you from Washington to Cancun in just under 3h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 52m. 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 Washington to Cancun round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($178), and American Airlines ($201) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Cancun. Spirit Airlines is priced at 56% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington to Cancun are Spirit Airlines ($84), American Airlines ($95), and Frontier ($104).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancun, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancun from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Cancún

Most visitors from Washington can enter Cancún without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington 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 Washington from Cancun?

Returning to Washington 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 Washington.

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

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Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Cancun.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.96
Flight duration
3h 33m
Average temperature for July in Cancun
86.0 °F

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 9 airlines flying from Washington to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Spirit Airlines
$129 $344 No cancel fee 65%
Aeromexico
$157 $365 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$148 $403 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$174 $445 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$203 $452 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$176 $477 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$257 $535 No cancel fee 67%
Avianca
$402 $571 No cancel fee 71%
Interjet
$379 $698 No cancel fee 68%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Cancun

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Cancun.
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Cancun
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Cancun.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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