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Chicago ORDDetroit DTWAtlanta ATLChicago ORD

Delta Air Lines

$306

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Chicago ORDCancún CUN

Spirit Airlines

$162

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Cancún. Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between Chicago and Cancún is 2333 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and Frontier Airlines. Chicago and Cancún have 396 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Chichen Itza, and Tulum.

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Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • 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
  • 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 Chicago to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Cancún takes around 4.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Cancún?
The flight distance between Chicago and Cancún is 2333 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Volaris.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and Los Angeles, Tijuana, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Houston, Denver, San José, Guatemala City, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Charlotte, Monterrey, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Bogotá, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Dallas.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, Muskegon County, Decatur.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chicago and Cancún?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Chicago and Cancún thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Chicago and Cancún can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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