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Fares from $65 One Way, $146 Round Trip from Chicago to Cancun

Prices starting at $146 for return flights and $65 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.

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More About Flying To Cancun from Chicago

Flights from Chicago to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Cancun?

It is possible to fly directly from Chicago to Cancun. In fact, 4 airlines offer nonstop services on this route. Score a few more frequent flyer points with one of these sought-after carriers:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Cancun?

The quickest flight time from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.) is around 3 hours and 34 minutes. Grab a wine from the drink cart, hone your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Cancun most frequently?

Below are the airlines that operate the most frequently between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). No matter what you're looking for in a carrier, we're sure you'll find one that suits your travel needs among these: United Airlines - (UA) with 27 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 23 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 15 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 14 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance1447 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:05PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 23, 2020

Orbitz was bare bones but for a 3he flight it was fine. Wouldn't fly them long distance though. Seats dont move at all. My squad car seats are more comfortable and it's a fleet vehicle

Feb 23, 2020

Will travel again with United.

Feb 21, 2020

Didn’t expect not to be able to have carry on included on a ticket that cost more than $400 per person. I was shocked. Terrible idea

Feb 20, 2020

fly was late taking off

Jan 23, 2020

The chatty ladies - ugh! Not the airline’s fault but what can you do to get them to converse without the entire plane knowing?

Jan 5, 2020

There needs to be a neutral option. I landed so the flight was good.

Nov 8, 2019

Top of the line folks and flight!

Jul 28, 2019

Orbitz only gets you half way there. I paid $60 for two checked bags and over $70 in seat upgrade ONE WAY.and thats another $260 round trip in fees in addition to Orbitz fees for a couple.

Feb 1, 2019

With all of the problems with the weather and delays the staff was amazing and did everything they could with a smile even though they were as frustrated as some of the people.

Feb 1, 2019

Total experience was good so i will definitely be looking here for future trips.

Travel from Chicago to Cancun

Flights from Chicago to Cancun are popular among travelers. Cancun offers a variety of sandy beaches, an exciting nightlife and a wide selection of things to see and do. can assist individuals in locating bargain travel deals and can help locate flight tickets from Chicago to Cancun.

Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located 17 miles from downtown Chicago. It is the main airport serving the Chicago area. Several airlines offer flights from Chicago to Cancun, including Delta, American Airlines and US Airways.

There are several parking options available at the airport. The chief parking garage is located near the main terminal, and an economy lot is available for extended parking. Arrangements must be made in advance for vehicles parked longer than 30 days, and oversized vehicles are prohibited from parking at any of the on-site lots. There are a number of ways for travelers to get to and from the airport. The Chicago Transit Authority is located approximately 30 minutes from the airport. The mass transit rail line is accessible by bus or shuttle service. Car rentals are offered in the city, and taxis are available at metered rates.

For travelers who arrive at the airport with time to eat, there are a variety of options available. Starbucks coffee is available in several locations in the airport, and McDonald's offers a selection of breakfast menu items.

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is a city located along the southeastern border of Mexico, on the Yucatan Peninsula. It is a popular tourist destination with white-sand beaches and a variety of luxury accommodations. Millions of individuals travel to Cancun each year for both business and pleasure.

Experience Cancun

The Cancun International Airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Cancun. It is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. Travelers arriving in Cancun from Chicago will arrive at the Cancun International Airport. Local city buses offer inexpensive transportation from the airport to various spots around the city. Hotel shuttles offer complementary rides to their guests both to and from the airport. Car rental agencies are located at the airport, and taxis offer rides to anywhere in the area.

Cancun has a tropical climate, which offers warm temperatures all year. The warmest months are July and August, when temperatures are around 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The coolest month of the year is January, when temperatures are in the upper 70s.

There are plenty of things to do while visiting Cancun. The Coba Ruins is an isolated Indian ruins, which features one of the largest Mayan Cities. Tour the grounds and climb to the top of the pyramids. The Playa Delfines is an undeveloped beach located just 5 miles from the city center. Visitors can lie in the sun and get a great view of the area resorts. The Ultramar is a passenger ferry that connects Cancun to Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. The boats feature bathrooms and air conditioning.

Planning Your Trip to Cancun

With dozens of daily flights available, planning a trip from Chicago to Cancun has never been easier. can help find and schedule travel plans to the various resorts in Cancun and locate the best bargains on flights from Chicago to Cancun.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.