The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 21st to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th

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 DBQ to CUN is late May. Prices can be as high as $1221 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $567 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $567 to $790 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $577. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $945. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $368 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to CUN flight.

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

DBQ to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 $584. Return trip prices are from the CUN to DBQ 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 DBQ to CUN 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.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DBQ to CUN? 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 Cancun International Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from DBQ to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

Return Airport

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


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