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Fares from $36 One Way, $51 Round Trip from Mexico City to Cancun

Prices starting at $51 for return flights and $36 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 Mexico City

Flights from Mexico City to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Mexico City to Cancun?

There most certainly are direct flights from Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). What's more, there are 5 airlines to select from. Pretty neat, huh? Check which of these popular carriers fits your travel plans:

  • Aeromexico
  • Interjet
  • Volaris
  • VivaAerobus
  • Turkish Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Mexico City to Cancun?

Keep that movie marathon for another occasion, because the flight from Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.) can be as quick as 2 hours and 10 minutes.

What airlines fly from Mexico City to Cancun most frequently?

We all have things we look for when it comes to airlines, and you have a good variety when traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. These carriers fly this route most frequently: Aeromexico - (AM) with 420 flights every month Interjet - (4O) with 324 flights every month Volaris - (Y4) with 217 flights every month VivaAerobus - (VB) with 191 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Mexico City to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeMEX
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance799 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Frontier Airlines, Iberia, Copa Airlines, Volaris, Interjet, Gol, Aeromexico, VivaAerobus
Earliest Flight Arrival1:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival7:00AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 12, 2020

Great stuff ,,on time fly’s

Jan 23, 2020

Plane seems old no entertainment

Jan 18, 2020

We were disappointed that the only flight from Palenque to Cancun was via Mexico City. We were sad to lose a day in Palenque because our flight was rescheduled

Jan 1, 2020

The staff was extraordinarily helpful, friendly and smiley. Definitely will fly again with interjet

Sep 20, 2019

Free drinks and snack

Oct 31, 2018

This was an efficient, user friendly airline. Staff were excellent. hi

Aug 21, 2018

Good overall

Jul 7, 2018

Service delivered as promised!

Jun 7, 2018

Best Airline I have ever flown on!

Jun 6, 2018

Seats were very hard but it was a good flight

Plan Your Trip from Mexico City to Cancun

Flights from Mexico City

Mexico City provides a stunning blend of modern and traditional Mexican life. When you're flying on cheap flights from Mexico City with Orbitz.com, you'll be travelling from the Benito Juarez International Airport. The airport is approximately 8 miles from the city center, and offers flights to cities across North America, South America and Asia. Aeromexico's central hub is located at the airport's main address, Cap. Piloto Aviador Carlos León, Peñón de Los Baños, along with international airlines including Air Canada, Air France, Alaskan Air, American Airlines and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Long-term parking is available at off-site locations for a fee that varies by location. Each of these sites provides shuttle bus service to and from the airport itself. Guests looking to drop off flyers or park for a short term can use the parking garages located at the airport's two terminals. Parking charges at the terminals range from 25 to 50 Mexican pesos per hour, or approximately $2 to $4.

Mexico City Airport Transportation

Transportation to the airport is available through taxi services, the local subway and the city bus. Taxi services charge by time and distance, and rates from the city center typically run up to approximately 100 pesos, or $8. The subway provides quick access to the city center with continuing routes to other parts of Mexico City, and each metro ticket costs a mere 3 pesos. The subway can be extremely crowded during the busy morning and evening hours. Bus service is available from outlying cities to the airport, with fees varying based on your destination. Let Orbitz.com be your planner when you are looking to budget travel expenses along with your accommodations and flights.

Dining Options at the Airport

Dining options at the airport range from standard fast-food fare, including burgers and smoothies, to traditional Mexican cuisines. Restaurants are located near the small rail service that links the two terminals of the airport, and prices range from 50 to 250 pesos, or approximately $4 to $20, for most dishes. Several 7-Eleven locations provide cheap snacks, and travelers can stop in at Bar 21 or Baron Rojo for a drink and warm food while waiting for their cheap flights from Mexico City.

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.

^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.