Cheap Flights To Playa del Carmen (CUN, CZM)

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Cheap Flights to Playa del Carmen from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip

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Playa del Carmen
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Volaris, Aeromexico, Sun Country Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Viva Aerobus
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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Playa del Carmen?
For up-to-the-minute flight information to Playa del Carmen, visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and if you’ll be required to quarantine when you arrive.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Most airlines will make an allowance for changes due to COVID-19. To know for certain, read through your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions before booking. You can also check out our Customer Service Portal for any additional info.
Which airlines fly to Playa del Carmen?
With 20 airlines to select from, finding a flight that matches your plans and budget should be a breeze. Cozumel Intl. Airport (CZM) is the entrance point to Playa del Carmen and where you’re likely to be touching down. These popular international carriers will get you there:

  • American Airlines - 18 flights to Playa del Carmen per month
  • United Airlines - 18 flights to Playa del Carmen per month
  • Southwest Airlines - 0 flights to Playa del Carmen per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Playa del Carmen?
Cozumel Intl. Airport (CZM) is the main arrival point to the city, so the only thing you’ll need to decide on will be the aisle seat or the window seat. Central Playa del Carmen is around 12 miles away and where many visitors choose to book a hotel.
How much is a flight to Playa del Carmen?
Last week, prices hovered between $58 and $197 for a return fare to Playa del Carmen. Tickets one-way originating from Toluca (TLC) dropped down to $29 over the same time period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Playa del Carmen?
Using Orbitz, you’ll uncover some of the most incredible flight deals around from a great range of airlines. But if you’re eager to increase your chances of nabbing cheap flights to Playa del Carmen, here are a few pointers to consider:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). In certain cases, alternative departure points will offer better prices on fares.
  • If you’re flexible with your schedule, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll show the flight deals for the days before and after your chosen departure. Ticket prices often vary depending on what day it is.
  • To fine tune your results, hit ‘Show options.’ You can search based on seating class, airlines, nonstop flights and refundable flights. You can also select the time of day you’d like to fly under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • If you’ve sorted your travel dates, don’t delay booking your flight. Airfares normally get dearer as the departure date nears.
  • Save big on your getaway by combining your hotel, flights and car rental into a package. Your credit card will thank you.
  • Don’t fly during peak seasons if you can. By avoiding summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can save big on your airfares.

What is the best time to book a flight to Playa del Carmen?
If your schedule allows, book your seats to Playa del Carmen in January. This is the best month to get low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of patience and planning, you’re sure to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Playa del Carmen?
In general, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days of the week to book flights to Playa del Carmen. If you’re after unbeatable airfares, search across those days and you could score an incredible flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Playa del Carmen?
You can nab cheap flights to Playa del Carmen by flying out on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturday has the most expensive airfares. Whether you prefer to save money or fly out on any day that’s convenient, you’ll always find a great deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen?
To score cheap flights to Playa del Carmen, you should leave in August. If getting a good deal on your ticket is your main priority, Orbitz data shows that this is generally an excellent month to take a trip. June is when fares are at their peak.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Orbitz makes it a snap to find carriers offering fare flexibility. Simply click on “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights and voila! You’ll see options that include free cancellation within 24 hours of booking, no change fees and of course, an irresistible low price.
What do I need for the flight to Playa del Carmen?
Whether you’re accustomed to flying or it’s your first time on a plane, it’s always great to be prepared when you travel. Here are several tips and things to keep in mind:

  • Firstly, you’ll need to take all relevant travel documents and identification. How much is influenced by your place of departure. At the time of booking, always use the exact name, birth date and gender as indicated on your current ID.
  • A well-packed carry-on bag is just the ticket for a comfortable flight experience. Given this journey to Playa del Carmen is no quick hop, take enough snacks and things to keep you occupied. Something to read or listen to is sure to help you pass the time.
  • Plane cabins are frequently quite cold. If you decide to fly during the peak of the Playa del Carmen summer, be sure to carry a sweater on board with you.

How many direct flights are there to Playa del Carmen?
Each month, there are 12 flights that head directly to Playa del Carmen. Carriers that fly nonstop to this location include Volaris, American Airlines and United Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Playa del Carmen?
There are ways of booking first or business-class tickets to Playa del Carmen that won’t burn a hole through your savings. Snap up a seat at the front of the plane for less with these helpful tips:

  • Flexibility is key. By being open to a few travel dates, you’ll have better odds of picking up a great deal on your airfares.
  • Plenty of budget carriers nowadays have terrific business or premium-class seating without the hefty fees.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some airlines hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a flight loyalty program.

How to get into Playa del Carmen from the airport?
Zip into central Playa del Carmen with a Cozumel Intl. Airport (CZM) car rental. Fox Rental Cars and Dollar are two reputable agencies at Cozumel Intl. Airport (CZM). Fling your luggage in the trunk, drive 12 miles to the northwest and you’ll hit the center of the city in the blink of an eye. Plenty of travelers also take advantage of taxis or public transportation to get into town from the airport. From there, you can still pick up a ride to visit the region’s other great sights with one of our Playa del Carmen car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Playa del Carmen?
There’s fun to be had whatever time of year you decide to go to Playa del Carmen, but are the most popular months. Like to fill up your itinerary with loads of warm-weather experiences? Book your vacation close to June 20. This is when the summer season begins in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to span between 80undefined and 90undefined at this time.
Travel tips for Playa del Carmen

  • Walk around lively streets, fuel up in cozy cafés and discover big-name attractions like Playa del Carmen Main Beach. There are loads of things to keep you busy in this vibrant city.
  • Organize one of our car rentals and head out to Xcaret Eco Theme Park. Close to the downtown area but far enough from the action, this spot lures loads of locals and travelers alike.
  • When you’re ready to experience more of the splendors of Solidaridad, top up the gas tank and make a beeline for Coba. One of the region’s other main cities, the possibilities for fun are infinite here.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.