The cheapest times to fly from CUN to LBB are

  • March 26th to July 22nd (except the weeks of April 9th, May 14th, May 21st, and July 2nd)
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • December 24th to February 18th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 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 LBB is late December. Prices can be as high as $2279 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $575 for Monday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Lubbock

Flying from Cancun (CUN) to Lubbock, TX (LBB) will usually cost between $575 to $783 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $582. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2279. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1697 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $596 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUN to LBB flight.

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

CUN to LBB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUN to LBB flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cancún. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LBB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CUN. Saturdays 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 $64 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $597. Return trip prices are from the LBB 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 LBB 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 15 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 LBB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA) in Amarillo, TX

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from LBB
  • Usually 18.29% less expensive than LBB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CUN to AMA flights

Destination alternative #2: Midland International Air and Space Port Airport (MAF) in Midland/Odessa, TX

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from LBB
  • Usually 9.06% less expensive than LBB
  • 1-layover flights available

See CUN to MAF flights


Flight Hacking CUN to LBB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CUN to LBB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Houston, TX (CUN > IAH > LBB)

  • Price for both tickets: $565
  • Average savings: $32 (5.29%)

See CUN to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, COPA, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport to Cancun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1263 miles or 2033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUN to LBB flight is about 3 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Cancun and Lubbock, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from CUN to LBB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCUN
Origination airport nameCancun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLBB
Destination airport nameLubbock Preston Smith International Airport
CityLubbock, TX
Countrythe United States


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