The cheapest times to fly from LAN to CUN are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the week of 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 LAN to CUN is early January. Prices can be as high as $1419 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $537 for Tuesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Lansing, MI (LAN) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $558 to $851 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $545. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $854. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $308 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $587 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAN to CUN flight.

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

LAN to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAN to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lansing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAN. 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 $124 (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 $579. Return trip prices are from the CUN to LAN 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 LAN 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 42 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Jacksonville, FL (LAN > JAX > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $13 (2.13%)

See LAN to JAX flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (LAN > ORD > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $583
  • Average savings: $4 (0.6%)

See LAN to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Delta, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Capital Region International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1507 miles or 2425 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAN to CUN flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Lansing, MI and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from LAN to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAN
Origination airport name Capital Region International Airport
City Lansing, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.8
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

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


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