|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||$332||Average for round-trip flights in October 2020|
|Round-trip from||$201||From Las Vegas to Cancún|
|One-way from||$70||One-way flight from Las Vegas to Cancún|
LAS - CUN
$341 - $659
69.8 - 89.6 °F
Flights from the United States to Riviera Maya, Mexico range from about 2h-16h. The length of your flight will depend on your departure city and whether you can book a direct flight or not. Non-direct flights from cities in the northern reaches of the States can likely put your total flight time on the longer end of the range. Conversely, those who book a direct flight to Riviera Maya, especially from an airport in the south, will have the shortest flight times.
You can book direct flights to Riviera Maya from several airports in cities across the county. United Airlines services daily direct flights from Houston and Los Angeles. If your departure city is New York, you can book direct flights with United, Aeromexico, or JetBlue. American Airlines provides daily direct flights from Chicago and Miami. When you do book a flight with stopovers, you can expect these to occur in cities like Chicago, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, and Houston, all of which are common to this route.
When your destination is Riviera Maya, you’ll fly into Cancun International Airport (CUN), which is about 42 miles north of central Riviera Maya. To reach downtown Riviera Maya from the airport, you can a taxi, which will cost about $80-$100 and take just over one hour. You can also opt to take a local bus from the airport to Riviera Maya, which will incur a stopover in Playa del Carmen. This journey will take about one hour and cost about $13-$25. Another option is to book a ride on an airport shuttle, which can cost up to $75 for the hour-long journey, depending on the number of travelers and your precise destination.
Riviera Maya is one of the most popular resort towns in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula thanks to its incredible Caribbean coastline and numerous attractions. While here, explore the Mayan Ruins of Tulum, Coba, and Chichen Itza, all within driving distance. Stroll through Xcaret Park, an eco-themed park that is home to an aviary and a butterfly pavilion, as well as an underground river where you can swim with dolphins. Snorkel or scuba dive the Great Mayan Reef to experience underwater sea life up close. Spend an afternoon, or several, relaxing on Riviera Maya’s numerous white sandy beaches as well as those on nearby Playa del Carmen and Cozumel island and soak in the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, the perfect way to relax while on vacation in the Yucatan.
United States citizens traveling to Riviera Maya, Mexico from the United States need a valid passport, although a visa is not required for visits under 180 days.