The cheapest times to fly from JLN to CUN are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, March 12th, April 2nd, and April 30th)
  • May 28th to July 15th (except the weeks of June 25th and July 2nd)
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 JLN to CUN is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1288 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $585 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Joplin, MO (JLN) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $585 to $752 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $598. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $270 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 JLN to CUN flight.

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

JLN to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JLN to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Joplin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 CancĂșn, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Joplin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $66 (10%) 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 $598. Return trip prices are from the CUN to JLN 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 JLN 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 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JLN 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 JLN to CUN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (JLN > ORD > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $37 (5.95%)

See JLN to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JLN 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 Joplin Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1203 miles or 1936 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JLN to CUN flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Joplin, MO and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from JLN to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JLN
Origination airport name Joplin Regional Airport
City Joplin, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -94.5

Return Airport

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


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