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Origin Airport IATA CodeNYC
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 56 mins

Helpful New York to Cancun (NYC - CUN) Flight Information

Traveling From New York
Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Traveling To Cancun
Destination Airport IATA Code CUN
Number of Airlines Serving 7
Available Airlines
Distance 2505 km
Direct Flight Time 1 53
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from New York to Cancun

Is it possible to fly from New York to Cancun right now?

Stay informed about present flying restrictions or health advisories by visiting our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with recent developments for your New York to Cancun flight.

Is there a direct flight between New York and Cancun?

You've got multiple airlines to decide from. You might like the John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to CUN route which is serviced by carriers such as JetBlue and Delta. Or maybe you'd rather fly from Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) to CUN with United Airlines or JetBlue.

How long is a direct flight from New York to Cancun?

Direct flights are available between New York and Cancun and take roughly 4 hours and 7 minutes. But the trip of 1,553 miles could zoom by much faster depending on a couple of factors like the weather and aircraft type.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Cancun due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Cancun booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for New York to Cancun flights?

Take a peek at the list below to see which routes have the most flights between New York and Cancun:

  • LaGuardia Airport to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.) - 308 flights per week
  • JFK Airport to CUN - 42 flights per week
  • Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.) to CUN - 36 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from New York to Cancun?

After awesome airline food? Or great service? While you'll find multiple airlines travelling from New York to Cancun, choosing one of these well-known air carriers will ensure you start your well-deserved break on the right track.

  • American Airlines with 790 flights every month.
  • United Airlines with 520 flights every month.
  • Delta with 329 flights every month.
  • JetBlue with 208 flights every month.
  • Spirit Airlines with 117 flights every month.
  • Frontier Airlines with 82 flights every month.
How many flights are there from New York to Cancun?

You've got lots of choice when it comes to flying from New York to Cancun. With around 44 flights running every day, the time to get away is up to you.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Volaris, VivaAerobus or American Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from New York to Cancun, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between New York to Cancun is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from New York to Cancun  

Every day between New York and Cancun, 14 flights from 7 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JetBlue Airways, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Aeromexico, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2505 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from New York to Cancun — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from New York to Cancun to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from New York to Cancun

Temptation Cancun Resort  -All inclusive - Adults Only

Temptation Cancun Resort -All inclusive - Adults Only

4.5 out of 5
Boulevard Kukulcan Km 3.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
The price is £211 per night from 15 Aug to 15 Aug
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Las Perlas Beach, Turtle Beach and Langosta Beach. Tortuga Beach and Cancun Golf Club ...
Temptation Cancun Resort -All inclusive - Adults Only
Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4.5 out of 5
Carr Federal 307 Tulum-Cancun Km 332.15, SM31 MZ03, Puerto Morelos, QROO
The price is £242 per night from 22 Aug to 22 Aug
Nestled on the beach, this Puerto Morelos resort is within 16 mi (25 km) of Cancun Country Club, Ventura Park Cancun and Puerto Morelos Town Square.
Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive

Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive

4.5 out of 5
Carretera Federal 307, KM 340 Chetumal - Cancun, Cancun, QROO
The price is £252 per night from 23 Aug to 23 Aug
Nestled on the beach, this Cancun resort is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Costa Occidental de Isla Mujeres National Park and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Xoximilco. Playa Coral ...
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
"Stunning hotel but the staff are what made the holiday, each and every one a credit to the hotel"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2019

Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive

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Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive

Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive

4 out of 5
Km 9.7 Blvd. Kukulcan, Zona Hotel, Cancun, QROO
The price is £293 per night from 9 Aug to 9 Aug
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is within a 10-minute walk of Chac Mool Beach and Forum Beach. Cancun Convention Center and Gaviota Azul Beach ...
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"Top Preis-Leistungsverhältnis! Sehr empfehlenswert!"

Reviewed on 11 May 2021

Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort & Spa Adults Only - All Inclusive
Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport

Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport

3.5 out of 5
Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio, Km. 12.5, Lot 1, SMZA. 301, Cancun, QROO
The price is £73 per night from 3 Aug to 3 Aug
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Parish of the Risen Christ and within 6 miles (10 km) of Ventura Park Cancun and Xoximilco. Cancun ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
"Handy for airport free shuttle transfer. Food very average. Lovely staff."

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2019

Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport
City Express Plus Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera

City Express Plus Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera

3.5 out of 5
SM-47 M-01 L-1-22 U.P.E. UC-05, Carr. Federal Cancun-Puerto Morelos, Cancun, QROO
The price is £43 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Situated in Cancun, this hotel is 5.7 mi (9.3 km) from Ventura Park Cancun, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Delfines Beach and Maya Cancun Museum. Puerto Morelos ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Das Hotel hier ist wunderbar. Das Personal ist sehr freundlich und die stimmung immer gut. Ich würde wider dieses Hotel buchen, aber nächstes mal mit All inclusiv dah es sich eher lohnen würde."

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2021

City Express Plus Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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