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Fares from $87 One Way, $166 Round Trip from Detroit to Cancun

Prices starting at $166 for return flights and $87 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 Detroit

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance1477 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesDelta Air Lines, Korean Air, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival5:07PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:47PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 20, 2020

The shuttle service was horrible

Dec 26, 2019

Delta staff more than accommodating when our flight got rescheduled and made sure we got to our destination

Dec 16, 2019

Charge for a bag is too high.

Nov 17, 2019

Seats not comfortable

Nov 10, 2018

No Wi-Fi,

May 2, 2018

Was not happy that we could not use previous Orbitz points for the package. They gave us wine and a % off a spa treatment! The hotel gave us a 40% coupon.

Apr 16, 2018

Pilot was great. Take off and landing.

Apr 6, 2018

Should still stop fleecing people for carry on bags. It's an ugly practice. The new tray tables are horrible. Your staff being friendly is the only thing stopping most people from paying more to fly with a more customer focused airline.

Mar 18, 2018

Stewardess was hilarious during the taxi on our way out made it fun

Travel from Detroit to Cancun

Create the perfect beach vacation by using Orbitz.com to compare prices and find amazing deals on hotel accommodations and flights from Detroit to Cancun. Whether you want to explore the culture and history of the area or simply relax on the shores of the Riviera Maya, you'll find just what you're looking for in Cancun, Mexico.

Flying out of Detroit

You'll leave Detroit from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which goes by the international code DTW. You can catch a nonstop flight to Cancun on American Airlines, United Airlines, or US Airways from this airport, or you can look for deals on single-stop flights. Taxis provide transport to the airport for about $45 from downtown Detroit or about $57 from Ann Arbor, Michigan. For a more economical trip to the airport, catch a SMART bus in downtown Detroit, and ride it to the airport bus stop on the outer roadway near the North Terminal. Local transportation companies are also available to offer private car service to the airport.

From fast food venues such as Popeyes, Taco Bell, and Burger King to dining establishments such as Chili's and Tequileria, you'll find plenty to eat at the airport while you wait for your flight. If all you need is a cup of coffee, Starbucks outlets can be found in both airport terminals. You can also enjoy shopping at bookstores and luxury stores while you wait.

Cancun Adventures

Cancun has adventures for everyone, including exploring archeological sites, participating in outdoor recreation, and tanning on the beach. You can also play golf, relax at a local spa, or learn more about traditional Mayan culture in Cancun. The crystal blue water of the Caribbean and white-sand beaches of the Yucatan peninsula make this a popular destination for travelers from Detroit.

Visiting Cancun, Mexico

Travelers from Detroit to Cancun will land at Cancun Airport International, which is located in the northeast part of the Yucatan peninsula. City buses regularly shuttle passengers from the airport into downtown Cancun, and many hotels and resorts offer complimentary shuttle service for arriving guests. You can also hire a taxi to take you to your hotel or rent a car from Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, or Dollar, all of which have rental car offices at the airport.

Cancun has many attractions for every taste. You can enjoy exciting nightlife and fine dining, spend hours on the beach, or explore local culture and history. Embark on a tour to some of the local Mayan ruins, such as those in Coba or El Meco. Kids and the young-at-heart will love swimming with the dolphins at Dolphinaris Cancun and visiting the Interactive Aquarium. Golf enthusiasts will love teeing off at Riviera Cancun Golf or Iberostar Cancun Golf Course. After an exciting day, enjoy dinner theater at Pirate Assault or sip on a cocktail with your dinner at an open-air restaurant or bar in Playa Tortugas.

Because Cancun is in the tropics, it doesn't have four distinct seasons like temperate climates do. Instead, high temperatures stay in the 80s and 90s year-round, and lows stay in the high 60s and 70s. May to October tend to be rainier than other times of year, and if you are traveling during the June through November hurricane season, check to make sure there are no hurricanes or tropical storms heading to the area. The dry months of January and February tend to have the coolest weather, although it is still warm enough to swim and participate in water sports. Summer and spring break are often crowded in Cancun.

Flying from Detroit to Cancun

Plan an unforgettable Caribbean vacation to Cancun using Orbitz.com, where you can find sales and discounts on all of your travel needs. You can book everything from hotel accommodations to low-cost flights online and relax knowing that your entire vacation is well planned out. Design your dream vacation by booking a flight from Detroit to Cancun today.

Flights from Detroit to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Cancun?

Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two airlines that offer direct flights from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Lock in a great deal with Delta Air Lines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Cancun?

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) takes at least 3 hours and 30 minutes. Enjoy a wine and read a few magazines — now's your chance to just relax.

What airlines fly from Detroit (and vicinity) to Cancun (and vicinity) most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.), including Delta (DL). Popular with travelers, it operates 23 flights on this route every month. Alternatively, book your favorite seat with Spirit Airlines (NK). You'll have 10 monthly flights between Detroit (and vicinity) and Cancun (and vicinity) to take your pick of with this company.

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.