The cheapest times to fly from GRI to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • May 28th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 13th to September 30th (except the week of August 20th)

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 GRI to CUN is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1288 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $585 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Grand Island, NE (GRI) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $585 to $810 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $597. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $962. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $365 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRI to CUN flight.

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

GRI to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRI to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Grand Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GRI. 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 $102 (14%) 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 $613. Return trip prices are from the CUN to GRI 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 GRI 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 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Central Nebraska Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1531 miles or 2464 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRI to CUN flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Island, NE and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from GRI to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRI
Origination airport name Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City Grand Island, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -98.3

Return Airport

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


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