The cheapest times to fly from CUN to ORD are

  • August 6th to September 16th
  • October 1st to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 19th)

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 ORD is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1277 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $211 for Wednesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Cancun (CUN) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $258 to $583 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $676. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $415 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $360 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUN to ORD flight.

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

CUN to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUN to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from CancĂșn. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into CUN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to CancĂșn. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $385. Return trip prices are from the ORD 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 ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Cancun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1447 miles or 2329 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUN to ORD flight is about 3 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Cancun and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from CUN to ORD.


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 ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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