Airfare to Cancun, Mexico
Cancun is one of the popular vacation spots on the Caribbean coast. Its hotel zone is almost entirely built around the tourist industry. The sun, beaches, resorts and nightlife attract tourists year-round. Although most of the activities are centered around the sun and the sea, a savvy traveler will be able to discover other things to do, such as: bird watching, golfing, jeep adventures, watching a soccer game or spending time in the markets. And those passionate about the history can visit Chichen Itza or Tulum. Use the form above to search for the lowest fares to Cancun, or keep reading to learn more about planning your trip.
Direct International Flights to Cancun
Cancun is served by Mexico’s second busiest airport, which means you’ll be able to find quite a lot of direct international flights. The year-round direct flights from the United States are from Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Miami, New York, Cleveland, Houston, Newark, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis, Denver, Kansas City, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Washington, Los Angeles and Chicago. Seasonal flights are also available from other US cities. British Airways, Monarch and Thomson Airways fly directly from London. There are also seasonal flights from other UK cities. It is also possible to book a direct ticket to Mexico City and then choose a domestic flight to get to Cancun. Always check whether it’s cheaper to fly directly into Cancun or through a larger airline hub.
Discount Airlines to Cancun
Being such a popular vacation destination, Cancun caters both for those looking for a luxury vacation and those looking for a budget getaway. Plenty of discount carriers fly into Cancun’s airport, both from North America and Europe:
- Air Berlin
- Air Transat
- AirTran Airways
- Frontier Airlines
- JetBlue Airways
- Spirit Airlines
- Sun Country Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Virgin America
Spring Break in Cancun
Those planning to join the crowds of youngsters heading to Cancun for Spring Break should plan ahead. This is a very busy time of the year, with hotels and flights booking up very fast. You’ll probably find the loudest party goers here, though. For more on planning your spring break, check out our Cancun Spring Break travel guide.
If you are not looking for partying all night and loud crowds, it’s better to NOT plan to stay in Cancun for Spring Break. For a more relaxed, laid-back atmosphere and less-crowded experience of Cancun, book your vacation during Fall.
For more information on Cancun, check out BootsnAll’s Cancun Travel Guide.