Cheap Flight Deals From New Orleans (MSY) to Cancun (CUN) Starting at $77

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Airfares from $77 One Way, $167 Round Trip from New Orleans to Cancun

Prices starting at $167 for return flights and $77 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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Traveling from New Orleans to Cancun

Finding affordable flights from New Orleans to Cancun is easier with Described as the treasure of the Caribbean, Cancun is a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year thanks to its year-round sunshine, sky-blue waters, and local attractions. It is an attractive choice for people who wish to escape the urban strain of New Orleans.

Leaving New Orleans

Flights heading to Cancun depart from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The airport is located eleven miles from downtown New Orleans, so it is advisable that you leave early. If you plan to drive, you will find parking a breeze thanks to the airport’s large-capacity garage, which costs a maximum of $13 for a twenty-four hour stay. Taxis are a popular option because of how convenient they are. It costs roughly $35 for a cab ride from the center of the city to the airport.

Arriving at Cancun

Flights into Cancun arrive at the Cancun International Airport. With an annual traffic of over thirteen million passengers, the airport is the second-busiest in the country. All the major car rental companies in the city offer services within the airport. If you should prefer a cab, the airport also offers taxi services, with fares depending on your destination. Most of the hotels in Cancun are located within a twenty-minute, or twelve-mile, range. A taxi ride will cost $50 to $60 depending on your destination. A cheaper alternative is the airport’s shared van transfer, which costs $8 to $10 per person. Cancun is teeming with golf courses, hotels, and restaurants. Home to the second-largest reef in the world, its beachfront offers many water-sport attractions, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing. Some of the popular archeological sites worth visiting include Tulum, Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Coba, and Puerto Morelos. Given its tropical climate, the weather in Cancun is warm and sunny all year round, so pack light clothing for your trip. Temperatures peak from June to November with a range of 77oF to 82oF. Hurricanes are frequent during this period, which is why tourists generally avoid these months for their Cancun visits. The months of December to March, however, mark the high season, which brings cooler temperatures (75oF to 77oF). This is a good time to visit if you are not worried about crowds, especially during the spring break.

Planning for Your Holiday

The island’s low season offers the chance to save some money because of lowered hotel rates. You can get even better bargains by using the services available at Alongside cheaper flights from New Orleans to Cancun, you can get great deals on your hotel reservation, ensuring that you and your loved ones enjoy an amazing holiday.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New Orleans to Cancun now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from New Orleans to Cancun.
Are there non-stop flights from New Orleans to Cancun?
Have your credit card in hand, because there are two airlines that operate nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) to CUN. Lock in a fantastic deal with Spirit Airlines or Southwest Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Cancun?
The fastest flight time from New Orleans to Cancun is 3 hours and 30 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a red wine or get engrossed in a book.
What airlines fly from New Orleans to Cancun most frequently?
There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.), including Spirit Airlines (NK). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 13 flights on this route each month. Also look into the great fares from Southwest Airlines (WN). Offering 4 monthly flights between New Orleans and Cancun, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.
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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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