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Fares from $63 One Way, $125 Round Trip from Tijuana to Cancun

Prices starting at $125 for return flights and $63 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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Route Information for Flights from Tijuana to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeTIJ
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance2010 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesFrontier Airlines, Volaris, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival12:59PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:40AM UTC

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Flights from Tijuana to Cancun

Tijuana and Cancun are both located in Mexico but are set in two distinct geographical locations. Tijuana is nestled amidst hills, gullies, and canyons, while Cancun lies on the Caribbean Sea and is a major tourist destination. Locals who yearn for the beach can easily book flights from Tijuana to Cancun on Orbitz.com.

Flying out of Tijuana

Tijuana is situated right across the US/Mexican border from San Diego, California, and is more than two-thousand miles away from Cancun. Tijuana International Airport provides one-stop flights to Cancun through AeroMexico. Taxi is the fastest and most comfortable mode of transportation to the airport. If you prefer public buses, the Blue and White bus line operates from any point of the city and has a stop just outside of the airport. The airport also offers parking facilities for travelers who prefer to drive. The first hour costs MXN 30 or US $2.34 up to a maximum of MXN 301 or US $23.43 per day. An additional MXN 168 or US $13 applies for each extra day.

Visiting Cancun

Travelers from Tijuana will arrive in Cancun International Airport, the second-busiest airport in Mexico. It is approximately nine miles southwest of the city center and just six miles from the city’s hotel strip. The airport provides courtesy hotel transfers, which can be easily arranged prior to arriving to the city. A first-class bus service operates between the airport and ADO bus station. Each bus runs every hour and leaves from Terminals 2 and 3. Cancun has a wet-and-dry tropical climate. July and August are the warmest months, with an average high of 90°F. The city experiences more moderate temperatures from November to February, with an average of 82°F. Cancun’s location makes it a favorite tourist destination. It particularly easy to navigate and is very bicycle friendly. It is best known for its warm, crystal-clear ocean and pristine white beaches. Scuba diving is a favorite water sport owing to Cancun’s large and gorgeous coral reef, the second-largest reef in the world. The city is also rich in archeological attractions, including the El Meco archeological zone, the Temple of Scorpion, and other sites left by the Mayan civilization.

Beaches and Archeological Wonders

Home to turquoise seas and the remnants of an ancient civilization, it’s no wonder Cancun is a world-renowned tourist destination. Experience the warmth of the sun and see the wonders of nature in Cancun by booking your flights from Tijuana to Cancun on Orbitz.com. 

Flights from Tijuana to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Tijuana to Cancun?

Get ready to book, because there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Lock in an awesome deal with Volaris or VivaAerobus.

What is the shortest flight from Tijuana to Cancun?

From Tijuana, the eclectic sights and sounds of Cancun are at least 4 hours and 30 minutes away. Book your favorite seat, or perhaps even upgrade to one with extra legroom, and travel to your destination in total comfort.

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

The airlines that fly frequently between Tijuana, Baja California Norte Airport (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) and Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.) include Volaris (Y4). This well-known option offers 13 flights on the route every month. VivaAerobus (VB) will also get you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 4 monthly flights between Tijuana (and vicinity) and Cancun (and vicinity), it's another quality airline to look into.

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.