|Distance||2102 miles (3390 km)|
Flights from Los Angeles to Cancún cover the 2102 miles (3390 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.
Cancun is a favorite city break destination for Americans looking for an exotic escape. The main city of Mexico's Yucatan province, Cancun is a vibrant beach resort on the Caribbean with a celebrated nightlife, but is also in close proximity to the World Heritage site at Chichen Itza, with its dramatic Mayan ruins, and to Tulum, with its underground lagoon. Sightseers, clubbers and business travelers can book a direct flight from Los Angeles to Cancun with a choice of American and Mexican airlines, including a budget operator. Direct flights are available seven days a week, with morning departures for evening arrivals in Cancun and late night services for overnight travel to Yucatan. Journey times are around four hours and 30 minutes. Several airlines offer additional indirect connections from Los Angeles to Cancun, with a change en route at a US or Mexican hub. These flights involve longer journey times but increase the daily travel options from California to Cancun.
United Airlines offers daily direct flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Cancun. Delta Airlines provides a direct flight from Los Angeles to Cancun six days a week. Southwest Airlines operates a direct service on the same route once a week, on Sundays. Mexican budget airline Interjet provides direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancun six days a week. Indirect connections with one change en route from Los Angeles International Airport include Southwest Airlines departures to Cancun via William P. Hobby Airport in Houston and Interjet low cost flights from Los Angeles via Mexico City. Additional indirect services depart from nearby Bob Hope Airport in Hollywood.
Delta Airlines provides the fastest direct flight from Los Angeles to Cancun, with its morning departure taking four hours and 21 minutes to cover the 2119 mile (3410 kilometer) route south east over the Gulf of Mexico to Cancun. Next best is a United Airlines overnight flight taking six minutes longer to reach the Mexican airport. Other direct flights take up to 19 minutes longer. The fastest indirect flight from Los Angeles to Cancun is a United Airlines departure via George Bush International Airport in Houston, with a total journey time of six hours and 30 minutes. Other indirect departures from Los Angeles International Airport take upwards of eight hours to reach Cancun, with duration depending on the route and length of layover between flights.
There are five direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancun on Sundays, four from Tuesday to Thursday and three daily direct services on other days. Mexican budget airline Interjet provides direct flights to Cancun six days a week, with no Saturday service. Departure times from Los Angeles are either in the morning for daytime travel to Mexico or late in the evening for overnight connections. In addition, there are more than 20 indirect flights to Cancun from Los Angeles, with one change involved en route. These include morning, afternoon and late-night takeoff options.
Departure Airport: Los Angeles International Airport, familiarly known as LAX, is one of the world's busiest flight hubs, located in Westchester 18 miles (30 kilometers) southwest of downtown LA. Public transit transfer options include FlyAway express buses taking about 45 minutes to reach the terminal or Green Line Metro Rail services met by free shuttles to the terminal taking about 60 minutes in total. Airport facilities include long and short stay parking lots, currency exchange bureaux, business lounges, free WiFi and luggage storage. Food courts offer international restaurants, fast food chains, Asian noodle bars, pubs and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls feature Hollywood souvenir stores, designer brand fashions, accessories and eyeglasses, cosmetics stands, gourmet food outlets, Californian wine stores and newsstands.
Arrival Airport: Cancun Airport is located about ten miles (16 kilometers) southwest of the city center, with public transportation transfers provided by local ADO buses taking about 40 minutes to get downtown, or hotel shuttle services direct to the Cancun, Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen resorts. Facilities at the terminal include car rental agencies, executive lounges, currency exchange desks, ATMs, tour operators, free WiFi, taxi stands and luggage storage lockers. Dining options include international restaurants, fast food chains, taco stands, coffee shops and cocktail bars. Duty free shopping malls offer specialist Yucatan gift stores, designer brand fashion boutiques, gourmet food and tequila stores, cosmetics counters and newsstands.
Travel by plane between Los Angeles, USA and Cancún, Mexico is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
The government of Mexico has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between Los Angeles and Cancún closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return flight to Los Angeles, USA from Cancún is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico
Conditions of reentry:
The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Los Angeles from Cancún closer to your date of departure here here.
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