The cheapest times to fly from CUN to JFK are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to November 11th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 JFK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $735 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $255 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Cancun (CUN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $269 to $505 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $266. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $561. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $295 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUN to JFK flight.

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

CUN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUN to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from CancĂșn. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far 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 $51 (13%) 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 $332. Return trip prices are from the JFK 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 JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Transat, Alaska, American, Avianca, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Emirates, InterJet, JetBlue, Korean Air, Qantas, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Volaris Costa Rica, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Cancun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1557 miles or 2506 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUN to JFK flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Cancun and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 99 available flights from CUN to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CUN
Origination airport name Cancun International Airport
City Cancun
Country Mexico
Latitude 21
Longitude -86.9

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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