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Book Direct Flights to & from Cancún

Are you searching for direct flights to Cancún? At Alternative Airlines, we're here to help! We make it super easy for you to search for and book direct flights to Cancún from anywhere in the world, with a broad range of airlines to choose from!

Use our search form at the top of the page to search for direct flights to/from Cancún. When you book through Alternative Airlines, you can book your tickets today and spread the cost over time with any of our Buy Now Pay Later payment plan options, such as AfterpayKlarnaZip and PayPal Credit, among others!

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How To Book Direct Flights to Cancun

It's really easy to book direct flights to Cancun with Alternative Airlines! All you need to do is fill in our search form at the top of the page, making sure the arrival airport is Cancun International Airport.

Once you hit the 'Search Flights' button, the search results will load and you can make sure only direct flights are showing by selecting the 'Direct/Non Stop' button in the 'Stops' filter. Select the flight that's most suited to you and confirm your selection to proceed with the booking.

Secure your booking with the many different ways to pay that we offer on our site and you should be good to go!

Direct Flights to/from Cancún

Cancún is an idyllic coastal city situated in southeast Mexico. It plays a huge role in tourism for Mexico as, year after year, thousands of tourists flock to the city to experience its gorgeous beaches, the clean and clear waters and the incredible weather that sticks around all year! Cancún is also considered the heart of the Mexican Caribbean and is a great holiday destination for travellers coming from all corners of the world.

To visit Cancún, we recommend flying direct to Cancún International Airport which is the primary airport serving the city.

Cancún International Airport

Cancun International Airport is situated in Cancun along the Caribbean coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. It's currently the second busiest airport in Mexico after Mexico City International Airport. The airport is a hub for MAYAir, as well as a base for VivaAerobus and Volaris. From Cancun International Airport, you can fly to over 30 countries across North, Central and South America and Europe.

Popular Routes to Cancún

You can fly direct to Cancun from over 30 countries across the Americas and Europe. Below are some of the most popular direct routes to Cancun:

Mexico City (MEX) ✈ to Cancún (CUN)

Dallas-Fort Worth(DFW) ✈ to Cancún (CUN)

New York (JFK) ✈ to Cancún (CUN)

London Gatwick (LGW) ✈ to Cancún (CUN)

Frankfurt (FRA) ✈ to Cancún (CUN)

If you're planning to fly to Cancun but can't find any direct flights from your departure airport, you can still catch connecting flights with a layover at any of the airports listed below.

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Direct Flights to Cancun from the US

Cancun is incredibly popular with tourists from the US as it's basically paradise on their doorstep! There are around 40 nonstop routes between cities in the US and Cancun, including from Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Seattle and Atlanta. Depending on where you're flying from in the US, direct flights can last anywhere from 2-6 hours.

Fly direct to Cancun from: 

Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Denver, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Miami, Orlando, Tampa


Alaska AirlinesAmerican AirlinesDelta Air LinesFrontier AirlinesJetBlueSouthwest AirlinesSpirit AirlinesSun Country AirlinesUnited Airlines

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Direct Flights to Cancun from Canada

Cancun is also in close proximity to Canada, but there are only a handful of cities in Canada where you can fly direct to Cancun, including Toronto and Vancouver. Direct flights from Canada to Cancun usually take around 4-6 hours.

Fly direct to Cancun from: 

Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, London, Kitchener/Waterloo, Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax


Air CanadaAir Canada RougeAir TransatFlair AirlinesSunwing AirlinesSwoopWestJet

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Direct Flights to Cancun from Europe

There are many cities within Europe that you can fly from if you'd like to fly nonstop to Cancun, including London, Paris, Frankfurt and Madrid, among others. Flight times from Europe to Cancun can last between 10-12 hours, depending on where you're flying from.

Fly direct to Cancun from: 

Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Milan, Vienna, Rome, Istanbul, Madrid, Lisbon


Air CaraïbesAir EuropaAir FranceAustrian AirlinesBritish AirwaysCondorEdelweiss AirIberojetKLMLufthansaNeosTAP Air PortugalTUI AirwaysTUI fly BelgiumTUI fly NetherlandsTurkish AirlinesWamos AirWorld2Fly

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Direct Flights to Cancun from Central & South America

If you're based in Central or South America and would like to fly direct to Cancun, you're in luck! There are a variety of cities/towns you can fly from and an abundance of airlines to fly with, including LATAM and Volaris. Flying direct to Cancun from Central America usually takes around 1-3 hours. If you're flying direct from South America, e.g. from Argentina, the flight can last up to 9 hours.

Fly direct to Cancun from: 

Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Brasília, Cali, Bogotá, Medellín, Panama City, Caracas, San José, Santa Domingo, Montego Bay, San Salvador, Guatemala City, Flores, Belize City, Chetumal, Cozumel, Havana, Varadero, Santa Clara, Camagüey, Holguín


Aerolíneas ArgentinasAeromarArajetAviancaAvianca Costa RicaAvianca El SalvadorConviasaCopa AirlinesGol Transportes AéreosLATAM BrasilLATAM ChileLATAM PerúMAYAirSky Airline PeruTransportes Aereos GuatemaltecosTropic AirVivaAerobúsViva Air ColombiaVolarisVolaris Costa RicaVolaris El SalvadorWingo

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Direct Flights to Cancun from within Mexico

Flying nonstop to Cancun from within Mexico is super easy! There are a handful of airlines that fly domestic routes in Mexico including Aeroméxico and MAYAir. The direct flight times can last anywhere between 2-5 hours.

Fly direct to Cancun from: 

Tijuana, Mexicali, Chihuahua, Culiacán, Ciudad Juárez, Torreón, Monterrey, Reynosa, San Luis Potosi, Tampico, Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, León, Querétaro, Morelia, Mexico City, Puebla, Veracruz, Acapulco, Oaxaca, Villahermosa, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mérida



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Direct Flights to Cancun FAQs

Are there direct flights to Cancun from the UK?

Yes! There are currently 7 direct routes from the UK to Cancun, however, the majority of these are seasonal. You can fly direct to Cancun from London all year round. You can also fly direct to Cancun from Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Newcastle and Glasgow however these routes tend to be seasonal depending on the airline you choose to fly with. The two airlines that fly direct from the UK to Cancun are British Airways and TUI Airways.

How can I book cheap direct flights to Cancun?

Booking cheap nonstop flights to Cancun is made easy through Alternative Airlines. You can utilise our Best Fare Finder tool to find out which days are the cheapest to fly to Cancun from your chosen departure airport. When you search for your flights and pick your dates on the calendar, you'll see the cheapest days to fly are highlighted in green and the most expensive days to fly are highlighted in red. For more information on how to use this tool, read our Best Fare Finder guide.

Why can't I find direct flights to Cancun on your site?

If you're having difficulty finding direct flights to Cancun on our site, this could mean that either there are no direct flights to Cancun from your chosen departure destination, or there are no airlines that operate direct flights to Cancun on the dates you chose to fly. An alternative is if you search for direct flights to Cancun on a different day or you can catch a connecting flight instead to any of the airports listed in the table in this guide.

Does Southwest have direct flights to Cancun?

Yes! Southwest is a US-based airline mainly operating domestic flights in the US and offers over 15 direct routes to Cancun from US cities including Chicago, Denver, Houston, Pittsburgh, New Orleans and many more. To find out more about flights to Cancun with Southwest, please read our Southwest flights to Cancun page.

Can you fly direct to Cancun from Dublin?

Direct flights from Dublin to Cancun are seasonal when you fly with TUI Airways. From the beginning of June 2023, TUI Airways will be resuming nonstop flights from Dublin to Cancun. We recommend booking your direct flights from Dublin to Cancun now in time for when this route resumes so you can get the best deal possible!

Can I pay later for direct flights to Cancun?

Absolutely! When you search for your direct flights to Cancun through Alternative Airlines, you can secure your booking with any of the flexible payment options we offer on our site, including Buy Now Pay Later plans like Afterpay, Klarna, and Zip among others. This means you can book your flight to Cancun today and spread the cost of your ticket over time! If you're flying direct from the UK to Cancun and paying in GBP, we recommend paying later with Clearpay. Or, if you're flying direct from the US and paying in USD, we suggest using Afterpay, Affirm or Klarna. Discover all of our Buy Now Pay Later options and get on that plane tomorrow!