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Travelers usually depart from Vancouver International, Vancouver - Pacific Central, Richmond, BC station, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, or Vancouver-Bridgeport when they travel from Vancouver to Cancún. Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between Vancouver and Cancún is 4480 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Air Canada, and Spirit Airlines. Vancouver and Cancún have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Tulum, and Chichen Itza.

Weekly direct flights

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WestJet on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air Canada on Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Vancouver to Cancún

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air CanadaACAACYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Vancouver, YVR can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Return

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Canada
  • Mandatory contact information form via ArriveCAN for vaccinated travelers
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Mexico in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Vancouver to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Vancouver and Cancún takes around 5.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Vancouver and Cancún?
The flight distance between Vancouver and Cancún is 4480 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Vancouver and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between Vancouver and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include WestJet, Air Canada.
What are the most popular routes to and from Vancouver?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Vancouver and New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, San Juan, Washington, D.C., Dhaka, Fort Lauderdale, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and Tampa, Madrid, Kyiv, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon.
Which airports are there in Vancouver?
Vancouver is mainly served by Vancouver International. But there are other airports nearby, including Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre.
What airports are near Vancouver?
The main airport in Vancouver is Vancouver International. It is also served by Seattle–Tacoma International, Bellingham International, Paine Field Everett, Victoria International, Abbotsford International, Victoria Inner Harbour SPB, CFB Comox, Powell River, Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base, Nanaimo Harbour.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
What buses and trains depart from Vancouver?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Vancouver, including Skylynx, Greyhound, Amtrak train.
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