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Flights to Cancún in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 0% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£585Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from£413From London to Cancun
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Cancun (CUN)

Cheap flights to Cancún in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CUN flights for June, July
8 Jul - 24 Jul
£584pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 14 Jul
£585pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jul - 21 Jul
£586pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Cancún 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún found for this year
2 Dec - 9 Dec
£201pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Nov - 11 Dec
£410pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Nov - 11 Nov
£412pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Cancún

Late deals on return flights to Cancún, departing today and this week
8 Jul - 24 Jul
£584pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 14 Jul
£585pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jul - 21 Jul
£586pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún

Can I fly to Cancun from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Cancun

Most visitors from United Kingdom can enter Cancun without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cancun.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Cancun.

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Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Cancun?

Returning to United Kingdom from Cancun

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancun are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancun are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Cancún?

The cheapest ticket to Cancún found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£516
February
£544
March
£555
April
£614
May
£601
June
£611
July
£697
August
£639
September
£565
October
£572
November
£539
December
£573
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Cancún is currently January; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Cancun Airport?

Average Cancun flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - CUN
Price
£517 - £867
CUN
Temperature
21 - 32 °C

Peak season:

The peak season typically sits somewhere between February to April. Here, the weather is hot but not unbearable and there is little rainfall. This is also an extremely popular time for students who take their Spring Break, so cheap flights to Cancun will be a little difficult to come by. You’ll notice accommodation increase their prices too. Spring Break in Cancun is incredibly popular and the place gets overrun with partying, celebrations and lots of drinking. There are some resorts which pop up specifically for students who come to celebrate, whereas other hotels refuse entry altogether to people celebrating Spring Break. If you do plan to visit between February and April, expect to love the constant partying or expect to hate it and feel like you should have booked your flights to Cancun at a different date. If you decide to visit but not to party, then every year on either the 20th of March or the 21st of March is the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza. It should not be missed as thousands of people gather to witness the ‘serpent of Kukulcan’ engulf a side of the pyramid.

Off season:

Late November moving up to early February tends to be the quietest time to visit as the weather can be a lot cooler. That said, you can find the cheapest flights to Cancun and the weather does warm up towards the middle of January. May sees the start of the hurricane season with Cancun usually feeling the brunt of a few hurricanes, although usually they are not large or too damaging.

When is the best time to book a flight to Cancún?

You’ll tend to find the cheapest flights to Cancun around December and January, so aim to secure your flight tickets a few months earlier. Use this general rule for whenever you plan to travel, allowing at least 3 months between booking your flights to Cancun and when you want to visit to find better prices. Despite being the hurricane season, you’ll notice July and August are more expensive, purely because the weather is at its warmest. You should factor this in when looking for your flight tickets. Try to sit on the left-hand side of the plane if you can for the best chance of views. That said a lot of it comes down to the wind and which route the airline is taking, so either side could have stunning views of either the forest to the west or the hotel strip and the sea.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Cancún?

The cheapest day to fly to Cancún is usually Thursday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Cancún?

Cancún flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Cancun?

Flights from London to Cancun: 10 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Cancun: 14 hours 45 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Cancun: 15 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Cancun: 16 hours 00 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Cancun?

There are several airlines that offer cheap flights to Cancun including British Airways, American, Air Canada, KLM and Delta to name a few. You’ll find that cheap flights to Cancun are available if you plan ahead and compare a few different airlines together, although you might find the price of some flight tickets doesn’t really fluctuate too much regardless of who you fly with. British Airways have the added bonus of complimentary snacks and drinks throughout their flights to Cancun which is a welcome addition. Whoever you ultimately decide to fly with, it’s definitely worth looking into any free loyalty reward schemes so you can earn a good amount of ‘points’ or air miles for journey, which you can then redeem against future flight tickets.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a train service from Cancun International airport. However, there is a reliable bus service which runs between the centre of Cancun and the airport throughout the day. You can also jump on a bus to Playa del Carmen too, so if you’re not staying in Cancun itself there’s a handy bus for a cheap price. Official taxis aren’t allowed to pick up passengers at the airport, so do not interact with any taxis as soon as you land in Cancun. There are authorized transportation services available which are permitted at the airport, but watch out for scams as you find your way. The best idea would be trying to get your hotel to provide a transfer for you to and from the airport.

Cancún airport overview

Just as sun-worshipping holidaymakers can’t get enough of Cancun, the airport never seems to stop growing. The close proximity of Cancun International Airport (CUN) to the most popular beach resorts in Mexico draws 12.4 million passengers through its gates each year, second only to the giant Mexico City International Airport in terms of traffic.

Flights to Cancun Airport are plentiful, and you’ll have no trouble finding them from nearly any major airport, including London, Paris, New York, Madrid, Chicago, Miami, Frankfurt, Santiago de Chile, Lisbon and Amsterdam.

Because of the massive popularity of the beach resorts in Cancun, the airport is almost constantly overrun with tourists, especially in the peak summer and spring break seasons. Facilities and service in the airport are geared toward this crowd, so the airport is clean and efficient with all the modern comforts of home.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cancún?

Booking a flight to Cancun (CUN) is your only option if you intend on flying to Cancún. It is only a 8.9 mi journey from Cancun to Cancún’s city centre.

How popular are flights to Cancun (CUN) this year?

Cancún flights are currently seeing a 122% increase in searches when contrasted with this time last year.

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