The cheapest times to fly from CUN to SLC are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 25th

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 SLC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1605 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $419 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Cancun (CUN) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $484 to $810 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 $499. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $910. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $411 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $582 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUN to SLC flight.

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

CUN to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUN to SLC 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Salt Lake City, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Cancún. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (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 $566. Return trip prices are from the SLC 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 SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CUN to SLC

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 SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CUN > LAX > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $520
  • Average savings: $62 (10.65%)

See CUN to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (CUN > LAS > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $570
  • Average savings: $12 (2.06%)

See CUN to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Cancun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2005 miles or 3227 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUN to SLC flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Cancun and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from CUN to SLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCUN
Origination airport nameCancun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States


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