Cheap flights from New York, NY to Cancún

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Cheapest one-way trip

£113

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£144

Cheapest round-trip

£220

Average round-trip

£293

Nonstop flights in December

£145 – £1165

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£227

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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Cancún. Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between New York and Cancún is 2496 km. The most popular airlines for this route are JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. New York and Cancún have 306 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Chichen Itza, and Tulum.

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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from New York, JFK can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel through United States land border is allowed for vaccinated travelers
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Health pass may be required for public activity
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

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 New York to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Cancún takes around 4.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Cancún?
The flight distance between New York and Cancún is 2496 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, AeroMéxico, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Edinburgh, Orlando, Glasgow, Miami, Tallinn, Birmingham, Las Vegas, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Atlanta, Paris, Vilnius, Newcastle upon Tyne, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Malta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and London, Montreal, Dublin, Mexico City, Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Guatemala City, Manchester, Edmonton, San José, Puerto Vallarta, Madrid, Medellín, Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Tallinn, Reykjavik, Bogotá, Cusco.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Trenton–Mercer, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Long Island MacArthur, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
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 New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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