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Airfares from $95 One Way, $214 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Cancun

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Cancun economy flight packages

Family 3 Bedroom Ocean Villa by Omni
Casa Coyote Tulum
Generations Riviera Maya, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma
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Cancun business class flight packages

Generations Riviera Maya, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma
Family 3 Bedroom Ocean Villa by Omni
Temptation Cancun Resort  -All inclusive - Adults Only
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Cancun first class flight packages

Grand Park Royal Cancun - All Inclusive
The Royal Cancun All Villas Resort - All Inclusive
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More About Flying To Cancun from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA Code QLA
Destination Airport IATA Code CUN
Distance 2116 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Aeromexico, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 8:24PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:09AM UTC

Traveling from Los Angeles to Cancun

The sunny shores of Mexico beckon thousands of travelers each year. can help you find affordable flights from Los Angeles to Cancun. Enjoy sea, sand and exotic fare with a fun, affordable trip to the south.

Navigating Los Angeles Airport

LAX is the third busiest airport in the United States and serves approximately 62 million passengers each year. It's serviced by more than 60 airlines, including United, American, Lufthansa and Qantas. Just 16 miles from downtown, it's easily accessible by public bus and the metro shuttle. The airport-provided FlyAway Bus costs $7 for a one-way trip from Union Station, located downtown. Taxis also give rides from downtown to the airport for approximately $42, or $48 with a tip included.

Parking at LAX costs $30 per day or $12 per day in the economy lots. Electric cars receive up to 30 days of free parking in the charging stations located in Lot 1 and 6. Dozens of eateries, from snack counters like Hagen Daas to full-service restaurants like Encounters, give you plenty of options to catch a meal before your flight.

Arriving in Cancun, Mexico

Step straight off your flight and head to Cancun's famous turquoise waters found along the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Get a taste of the jungle and coral reef, explore the area's rich Mayan past, and enjoy Cancun's fun and active resort lifestyle.

Exploring Cancun's Sites

The Cancun International Airport is just 25 minutes from downtown. All hired cars, shuttles and taxis must be prearranged. Additionally, you can rent a car through Thrifty, Hertz, Dollar or Budget car rental companies or take a bus to downtown Cancun for just $4 per person.

Some of the most popular activities in Cancun are snorkeling, jungle tours and touring Mayan sites. Hurricane season, lasting from June to mid-October, offers up turbulent weather and sweltering heat that makes sightseeing difficult. With weather hovering in the mid-80s and rarely dropping lower than 65°F, the months from December to April are typically the best times to visit.

Visit the world's only all-natural aquarium, Xel-Ha, snorkel along one of the world's largest coral reefs and only underwater art museum or explore Rio Secreto, an awe-inspiring maze of cave and whispering water. Tour the jungle on horseback, boat or Hummer, and visit the monuments and city remnants left behind by the Mayan civilization. Regular cruises and package tours bundle adventure and leisure activities with fine Riviera cuisine. However, much of your time may be spent relaxing at your resort hotel, sipping drinks by the poolside or taking in a few rounds of golf.

A Resort Destination

The majority of visitors to Cancun, Mexico, are in search of rest and relaxation. The warm, sunny weather and breathtaking scenery provide the perfect backdrop for washing your cares away. Quality resorts and sightseeing operations provide a fulfilling vacation for anyone traveling from Los Angeles to Cancun. Make the most of your vacation by searching for affordable flights, transportation and lodging at

Flights from Los Angeles to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Los Angeles to Cancun now?

If you're agonizing over quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Los Angeles to Cancun, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Cancun?

You betcha. And better yet — you have 5 airlines that cruise nonstop from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Cancun Airport to choose from. Check out which of these top carriers offers the best deals:

  • United Airlines
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Cancun?

With the flight from John Wayne Airport to Cancun Airport taking a minimum of 5 hours and 16 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Grab an in-flight wine and sink into your seat with a novel or movie.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Cancun most frequently?

With a decent variety of airlines offering flights between Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) and Cancun Airport, you'll have your choice of terrific deals. The companies servicing this route the most frequently are: United Airlines - (UA) with 60 flights every month Delta - (DL) with 60 flights every month JetBlue - (B6) with 30 flights every month Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 30 flights every month

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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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