The cheapest times to fly from DFW to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st and November 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 DFW to CUN is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $783 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $324 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Cancún

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $352 to $541 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $356. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $628. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $271 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to CUN flight.

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

DFW to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to CUN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. 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. 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 $86 (18%) 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 $391. Return trip prices are from the CUN to DFW 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 DFW to CUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW to CUN

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 DFW to CUN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (DFW > MEX > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $382
  • Average savings: $30 (7.29%)

See DFW to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1029 miles or 1656 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to CUN flight is about 2 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from DFW to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCUN
Destination airport nameCancun International Airport


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