Flights from New Orleans to Cancun

Selected fares from New Orleans to Cancun

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MSY CUN Tue, May 26 - Sun, May 31 $428
MSY CUN Tue, May 26 - Sun, May 31 $454
MSY CUN Tue, May 26 - Sun, May 31 $530
MSY CUN Tue, May 26 - Sun, May 31 $583
MSY CUN Tue, May 26 - Sun, May 31 $584

New Orleans and Cancun airports and terminals

Airports in New Orleans LA, US

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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

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Airports in Cancun , MX

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    Cancun Airport (CUN)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from New Orleans to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 26 New Orleans (MSY) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $428
Earn $4.28
Return Sun, May 31 Cancun (CUN) New Orleans (MSY) United Airlines
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Flights to Cancun

New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. can assist you with finding the best deals available when you are planning your trip. Cancun International Airport is located at kilometer 22 of the Cancun-Cheturnal highway, approximately 25 minutes from downtown. Over 60 airlines fly into its three terminals, including American Airlines, AeroMexico, Iberia, Delta and United Airlines, so finding good deals on an air ticket should be possible.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses are the most popular form of transportation from the airport to your hotel or downtown. The fare is $4.00 per adult passenger, and the trip is approximately 35 minutes long. Shuttles and cars are available, but all ground transportation should be prearranged as taxis are not allowed at the airport. will be able to assist you with your ground transportation needs.

Weather in Cancun

The best time to travel to Cancun is from November to February when temperatures are in the mid 80s and humidity is low. August to September is hurricane season, so traveling to Cancun should be avoided during those months.

Attractions and Activities in Cancun

No trip to Cancun would be complete without spending some time on one of Cancun's famous white sandy beaches. History buffs would enjoy a day trip to see the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.

Flight schedule for flights from New Orleans to Cancun on Sun, Mar 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1471/UA1010 MSY 5:30 AM CUN 9:55 AM 73G/738 4hr 25min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1471/UA1012 MSY 5:30 AM CUN 11:20 AM 73G/739 5hr 50min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1487/UA1012 MSY 6:40 AM CUN 11:20 AM 739/739 4hr 40min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1487/UA1016 MSY 6:40 AM CUN 2:05 PM 739/738 7hr 25min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1726/UA1016 MSY 7:15 AM CUN 2:05 PM 73G/738 6hr 50min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1236/UA1016 MSY 8:15 AM CUN 2:05 PM 738/738 5hr 50min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1189/UA1016 MSY 9:30 AM CUN 2:05 PM 739/738 4hr 35min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1236/UA1086 MSY 8:15 AM CUN 3:30 PM 738/739 7hr 15min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1189/UA1086 MSY 9:30 AM CUN 3:30 PM 739/739 6hr 0min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5660/UA1018 MSY 12:10 PM CUN 4:36 PM ERJ/738 4hr 26min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA1189/UA1018 MSY 9:30 AM CUN 4:36 PM 739/738 7hr 6min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA4629/UA1020 MSY 1:45 PM CUN 6:10 PM ERJ/739 4hr 25min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5660/UA1020 MSY 12:10 PM CUN 6:10 PM ERJ/739 6hr 0min