Flights from New York City to Cancún

The cheapest flights from New York City to Cancún

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

132

Average

170

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.

Spirit Airlines
10:45PMNew York City14h29 01:14PMCancún
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1321One-way
frontier airlines
02:45AMNew York City11h04 01:49PMCancún
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gojet airlines
12:00AMNew York City16h10 04:10PMCancún
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1501One-way
United
09:30AMNew York City6h40 04:10PMCancún
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2621One-way

Flight schedule from New York City to Cancún

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gojet airlines
12:00AMNew York City16h10 04:10PMCancún
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frontier airlines
02:45AMNew York City11h04 01:49PMCancún
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United
09:30AMNew York City6h40 04:10PMCancún
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Spirit Airlines
10:45PMNew York City14h29 01:14PMCancún
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The fastest flights from New York City to Cancún

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Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

12 h 5 m

Flights per day

4

Distance

2488 km

Of the 4 flights that leave New York City for Cancún every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

United
09:30AMNew York City6h40 04:10PMCancún
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2621One-way
frontier airlines
02:45AMNew York City11h04 01:49PMCancún
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1341One-way
Spirit Airlines
10:45PMNew York City14h29 01:14PMCancún
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1321One-way
gojet airlines
12:00AMNew York City16h10 04:10PMCancún
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1501One-way

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Overview: New York City to Cancún flight

distanceDistance1542 miles (2487 km)
durationAverage flight duration12 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$221 (€205)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesAeromexico, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Swiss, Interjet, United or frontier airlines

Flights from New York City to Cancún cover the 1542 miles (2487 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like Aeromexico, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Swiss, Interjet, United or frontier airlines. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $221 (€205), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $157 (€145).

Airlines: DELTA, SWISS and United flights from New York City to Cancún

For as little as $157 (€145) you can travel by flight from New York City to Cancún with DELTA, SWISS and United. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Delta Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airlines. Check which ticket fare is the best option for your flight between New York City and Cancún from: Main Cabin, Comfort+ and First Class.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your DELTA flight from New York City to Cancún online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest DELTA flight to Cancún from New York City, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current DELTA flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 1542 miles (2487 km) trip between New York City and Cancún as well as ticket information for the flight (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap plane ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights to Cancún from New York City, you can check straight away if the DELTA ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Buy your official DELTA New York City to Cancún plane tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next flight to Cancún from New York City.

    Book your United New York City to Cancún flight with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check United up-to-date flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest New York City to Cancún routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable United plane tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Cancún from New York City is 1542 miles (2487 km), and the best price for a one-way New York City - Cancún United plane ticket starts at $286 (€265) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your United ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by plane. Waiting in a line at the airport to purchase your plane ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your plane tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with United!

    • Average Price: $286

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next flight between New York City and Cancún.

    SWISS tickets from New York City to Cancún are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with SWISS to Cancún from New York City all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current SWISS flight schedules and plane tickets available on Omio for the 1542 miles (2487 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the SWISS flight, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest New York City to Cancún routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SWISS New York City to Cancún plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SWISS plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cancún with SWISS!

      Flights from New York to Cancun

      The Yucatan peninsula has been a playground for American vacationers for decades. In addition to the vibrant resorts of Cancun and the Caribbean beaches, this part of Mexico is rich with Mayan heritage, with highlights including the pyramids of Chichen Itza and the underground lagoon and ruins at Tulum. US vacationers and business travelers heading south of the border down Mexico way can book a direct flight from New York to Cancun. Direct services are provided seven days a week by three American airlines, with departures from two New York airports. The majority of flights take off in the morning from New York, with flight times to Cancun of a little over four hours. There are also several alternative flight routes to the Yucatan resort requiring one change in transit. These indirect options fly via US, Canadian or Mexican airports and take notably longer to complete the trip, but they increase the daily flight options from New York to Cancun.

      Which airlines fly from New York to Cancun?

      United Airlines offers daily direct flights from New York to Cancun, departing from Newark Liberty International Airport. Delta Airlines and American Airlines both offer daily direct flights to the Mexican city from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport. Indirect flights from New York airports to Cancun include Mexican low-cost airline Interjet connections from New York JFK Airport via Mexico City, Air Canada departures from LaGuardia Airport via Toronto, and American Airlines services from JFK  via  Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina..

      How long is the flight from New York to Cancun?

      The fastest direct flight from New York to Cancun is the early morning United Airlines departure from Newark Liberty International Airport, taking four hours and 13 minutes to complete the 1543 mile (2483 kilometer) trip south  west over the Gulf of Mexico. The quickest Delta Airlines services from JFK Airport take at least two minutes longer to reach the Mexican airport.  The fastest indirect flight from New York to Cancun is the American Airlines connection via Douglas International Airport, with a total journey time of six hours and ten minutes. Budget airline Interjet's flights from JFK  via Mexico City take ten hours and 25 minutes to reach Cancun.

      How many flights are there from New York to Cancun?

      There are seven daily direct flights from New York to Cancun. Of these, Delta Airlines and American Airlines each offer two daily direct services from John F. Kennedy International Airport and United Airlines provides three daily flights from Newark Liberty International Airport. Flight take off times include six morning departures and one service leaving in late afternoon.  Including overnight connections, there are over 20 additional daily indirect flights to Cancun from New York airports, with departure times ranging from the early hours of the morning to mid evening.

      What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Cancun?

      Departure Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport is located in New Jersey, about  nine miles (15 kilometers) south west of New York City, with frequent rail connections operated by  Amtrak and NJ Transit, taking about 30 minutes to make the trip from  Manhattan to the airport station. The city's busiest flight hub, John F. Kennedy International Airport is situated in Queens, 14 miles (20 kilometers) south east of the center, with transfers available on New York subway to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations, connecting with AirTrain shuttles to the terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. LaGuardia Airport is also located in Queens, eight miles (13 kilometers) east of downtown, with  MTA buses providing public transit transfers, taking around 45 minutes to reach the terminal. All airports have long and short stay parking lots, free WiFi, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, luggage storage desks and food courts with fast food stands, coffee shops, bars and international restaurants. Duty free shopping malls include fashion boutiques, gourmet delis, drug stores, newsstands and bookstores.

      Arrival Airport: Cancun Airport is located close to the coast, about ten miles (16 kilometers) south of the city center. Public transit transfers include a local bus service taking around 40 minutes to reach downtown Cancun, in addition to hotel shuttle services to resorts in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum and Riviera Maya. Facilities at the airport include car rental agencies, currency exchange desks, left luggage lockers, VIP lounges and free WiFi.  Duty free shopping outlets include fashion stores, wine and liquor stands, luxury accessory outlets and an international bookstore. Restaurant and bar facilities include burger bars, taco stands, a pizzeria, a self-service cafe and a tequila bar.

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      FAQs

      Travel by plane between New York City, USA and Cancún, Mexico is: Fully open.

      Is international entry into Cancún from New York City restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Mexico from New York City?

      Entry Requirements:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Cancún, Mexico?

      The government of Mexico has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask required: Mandatory

      The above information was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between New York City and Cancún closer to your date of departure here

      The restriction level for your return flight to New York City, USA from Cancún is: Partially open.

      Is my return flight into New York City from Cancún restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Cancún?

      Conditions of reentry:

      • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
      • 5 day mandatory self quarantine
      • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

      What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

      The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
      • Face mask required: Recommended

      Last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to New York City from Cancún closer to your date of departure here here.

      Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from New York City to Cancún to cost as little as $157 (€145)  in the next 7 days.
      The flight price to Cancún from New York City is on average $222 (€205)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
      The flight distance from New York City to Cancún is around 1542 miles (2487 km).
      The New York City to Cancún flight duration is on average 12 h 35 min, which is to be expected when traveling 1542 miles (2487 km) to Cancún from New York City. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
      Take the New York City to Cancún flight with Aeromexico, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, Swiss, Interjet, United or frontier airlines. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip from New York City to Cancún as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      You can take the earliest flight from New York City to Cancún at 9: 30 AM   or take the last flight from New York City to Cancún leaving at 10: 59 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Cancún flight schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this trip.
      The price of a one way plane ticket from New York City to Cancún is on average $222 (€205) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this trip. In general, you can find plane tickets between New York City and Cancún available a few months in advance.

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