The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 51 flights that leave Mexico City for Cancún every day 39 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||803 miles (1295 km)|
|Average flight duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average plane ticket price||$101 (€93)|
|Airlines||Volaris, Aeromexico, hahn air systems or Interjet|
Flights from Mexico City to Cancún cover the 803 miles (1295 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Volaris, Aeromexico, hahn air systems or Interjet. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $101 (€93), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $81 (€74). Travelers depart most frequently from Mexico City and arrive in Can Cun.
Cancun, a coastal city on the Yucatan peninsula in the east of Mexico, is the country's most popular vacation destination. Its cluster of resorts on the Caribbean, beaches, theme parks and family attractions are major reasons for its allure, but it is also the hub for visitors who want to explore the dramatic Mayan heritage sites of Chichen Itza and Tulum. Pyramid enthusiasts, sun-seeking vacationers and business travelers can book a direct flight from Mexico City to Cancun with a choice of airlines, including the national carrier and two budget operators. Services are so frequent that daily timetables look more like a local bus schedule, with regular departures from the capital ranging from early morning to late at night seven days a week. Average journey times for the flight east from Mexico City to Cancun are around two hours and 15 minutes, so it's possible to grab a quick flight to the coast from the capital nearly any time of the day or night.
Several airlines offer daily direct flights from Mexico City to Cancun, including the Mexican national carrier Aeromexico which provides frequent daily connections from the capital to the Yucatan airport. Two Mexican budget airlines, Vivaaerobus and Interjet, also provide frequent daily flights to Cancun from Mexico City. German charter airline Hahn Air also offers some daily direct flights from the capital to Cancun with some scheduled services operated by its Mexican partner airline Volaris. As daily direct services from Mexico City are so frequent, indirect connections are not a practical consideration on this route to Cancun.
The fastest direct flight from Mexico City to Cancun is a late night service with budget airline Vivaaerobus which takes two hours and five minutes to cover the 806 mile (1297 kilometer) route east from the Mexican capital to the Yucatan resort. The same airline's morning and afternoon flights take five minutes longer to reach Cancun. Other direct flights with budget carrier Interjet, Hahn Air and Volaris take between two hours and 15 minutes and two hours and 20 minutes to complete the trip from Mexico City, while services with national airline Aeromexico take two hours and 30 minutes or two hours and 35 minutes to reach Cancun.
Airline schedules for flights from Mexico City to Cancun offer a very frequent service seven days a week, with around 40 daily direct connections. Departures begin very early in the morning with flights taking off from the capital roughly every half hour throughout the day. Services continue throughout the evening, with the final flight from Mexico City to Cancun arriving at the Yucatan city after midnight. Timetables include six daily flights with budget carrier Vivaaerobus and around 15 daily low cost flights with Interjet. The national carrier Aeromexico has around 12 daily flights to Cancun, with departures roughly every hour from early morning.
Departure Airport: Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport, is the busiest airport in Latin America, situated close to center of Mexico City, just five miles (eight kilometers) east of the downtown district. Public transport transfers from the city center are available on Metrobus express buses or subway trains on the city Metro line 5 taking about 30 minutes to reach Terminal 1, with shuttle connections to other terminals. Facilities at the airport include long and short stay parking lots, travel agencies, executive lounges, free WiFi, ATMs and charging stations. Dining options include Spanish and Mexican restaurants, fast food outlets, taco stands, Latin American grill houses, bars and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls offer Mexican gift stores, specialist chocolatiers, jewelers, fashion and sportswear boutiques, book stores, Mexican gourmet food and tequila outlets and news vendors.
Arrival Airport: Cancun Airport is Mexico's second busiest flight hub, located ten miles (16 kilometers) south west of the city center, with public transport transfers available on local ADO buses taking about 40 minutes to get downtown, in addition to hotel shuttle services to Cancun, Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen resorts. Facilities at the airport include car rental agencies, tour operators, business lounges, ATMs, free WiFi, taxi stands and luggage storage lockers. Food courts feature international restaurants, fast food chains, burrito bars, coffee shops and cocktail bars. Shopping malls include specialist Yucatan gift stores, fashion and accessory boutiques, wine and liquor stores, gourmet food outlets, a pharmacy, book stores and news vendors.
Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Mexico City to Can Cun.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from Mexico City and need to travel around 3.6 miles (5.8 km) from the city center to get to this airport.
Passengers arriving in Cancún most often land in Can Cun and need to travel about 12.9 miles (20.8 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Can Cun to get you to the city center of Cancún.
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