How to travel from New York City to Cancún

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Travel Information to Cancún from New York City

distanceDistance1542 miles (2487 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $262
fastestFastest modeFlight • $222 (€214) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSpirit Airlines

Travel 1542 miles (2487 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Cancún from New York City. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Spirit Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to Cancún.

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FAQs

Travel from New York City, USA to Cancún, Mexico is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Cancún from New York City restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cancún, Mexico from New York City?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cancún, Mexico?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from New York City to Cancún closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to New York City, USA from Mexico is: Conditional.

Am I allowed to reenter New York City, USA from Cancún, Mexico?

Reentering USA is currently allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Mexico

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to New York City from Cancún?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in New York City, USA regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to USA must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to New York City from Cancún here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between New York City and Cancún. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cancún from New York City is by taking a train, which costs on average $15 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cancún:

A train is generally $248 (€238) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $262 (€252) from New York City to Cancún.

Taking a train is usually $208 (€200) less than taking a flight to Cancún, which costs on average $222 (€214) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Cancún from New York City is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Cancún by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 1542 miles (2487 km) between New York City and Cancún.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from New York City to Cancún:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from New York City to Cancún:

    • You can take a flight from New York City to Cancún with Spirit Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $222 (€214) with Spirit Airlines from New York City to Cancún.
    Looking to extend your trip from New York City to Cancún? Many Omio customers who go from New York City to Cancún usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Mexico City. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Mexico City from Cancún, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When planning your trip from New York City to Cancún, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $262 (€252) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $222 (€214) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $15 (€14) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from New York City to Cancún online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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