Beginning of main content

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

Fares from $110 One Way, $228 Round Trip from Islip to Cancun

Prices starting at $228 for return flights and $110 for one-way flights to Cancun were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Need A Hotel In Cancun?

Hotels In Top Cancun Neighborhoods

Zona Hotelera
751 hotels
Downtown Cancun
540 hotels

Krystal Urban Cancun

3.5 out of 5.0
from

$48

Avenida Tulum
12 hotels
from

$69

Stay Near Exciting Cancun Attractions

More About Flying To Cancun from Islip

Route Information for Flights from Islip to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeNYC
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance1557 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesJetBlue Airways, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival2:26PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:45PM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 6, 2020

Supershuttle private transfer from the airport we payed for didn’t wait for us as described in their voucher. Long line of people waiting for their vehicle. Took more than an hour to get a shared ride, we were the last ones on the route. Flight from NY to Cancun took as long as getting from Cancun Airport to Sandos resort. We payed for private car, we did not get it.

Jan 10, 2020

Free food other than snacks; bring back the funny safety videos.

Jan 1, 2020

Happy with Delta!

Nov 25, 2019

Staff was superb! Flight was on time and even landed earlier than the stated time.

Nov 15, 2019

Very turbulent, but managable

Sep 21, 2019

It was a great flight and the service was excellent.

Aug 23, 2019

Good service

Aug 15, 2019

Smooth flight

Aug 2, 2019

Service was amazing in flight from Delta.

Jun 30, 2019

However one of our bags got lost. Working on it....

Flying from Islip to Cancun

Islip Airport Information

Searching for low fares on flights from Islip can be time consuming, but Orbitz.com can help you save time and money. It compares and presents you with the rates of the airlines providing service to the airport, allowing you to choose the best rate for your budget and needs. The Long Island MacArthur Airport is the major airport serving Islip and its surrounding communities. It is located at 100 Arrival Avenue in Ronkonkoma and is about seven miles from downtown. Southwest Airlines and US Airways Express provide domestic and international flights. You will always receive the best air rates on Orbitz.com.

Transportation to the Airport

Alamo, National, Hertz, Budget, Avis, and Enterprise are the car rental companies located in the baggage claim area. Their rates vary by company and type of vehicle chosen. Orbitz.com works with these companies to give you the lowest rate available. Metered taxi service is also available. Public transportation is available for $1.50 from one of many bus stops to the airport.

Airport Parking Information

The airport has short-term, long-term, and economy parking located near the terminals. The short-term lots will cost $3 an hour, with a daily maximum rate of $25; the long-term rates are $4 an hour, with a maximum daily rate of $14. Economy parking is available for $4 an hour or a daily rate of $12.50. A cell phone lot is an option for picking up or dropping off passengers for free.

Airport Restaurant Information

The food court has several dining options for passengers, including Starbucks, Phillips' Crabs, Maggie O'Shea's, A&W, and the Great American Bagel and Bakery. You will find an assortment of breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu items. When you are searching for flights from Islip, check with Orbitz.com for the best rates on airfare and ground transportation.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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. Orbiz.com can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, Orbitz.com can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.

Flights from Islip to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shortest flight from Islip to Cancun?

The quickest flight time from Islip to Cancun is 4 hours and 34 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to enjoy a beverage or get engrossed in a book.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Cancun?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Cancun have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Cancun with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Cancun without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.