The cheapest times to fly from CUN to DBQ are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 2nd to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 28th to August 5th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CUN to DBQ is early August. Prices can be as high as $1099 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $551 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Dubuque

Flying from Cancun (CUN) to Dubuque, IA (DBQ) will usually cost between $551 to $808 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $551. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $890. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $339 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $572 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUN to DBQ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CUN to DBQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CUN to DBQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUN to DBQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cancún. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $82 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $574. Return trip prices are from the DBQ to CUN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CUN to DBQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CUN to DBQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 37.06% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CUN to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 13.37% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CUN to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 1.92% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CUN to CID flights

Destination alternative #4: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 10.49% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CUN to MKE flights

Destination alternative #5: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 1.92% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CUN to PIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CUN to DBQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubuque Regional Airport to Cancun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1492 miles or 2401 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CUN to DBQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUN to DBQ flight is about 3 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Cancun and Dubuque, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from CUN to DBQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCUN
Origination airport nameCancun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDBQ
Destination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States


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