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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CUN are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 20th 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 LAX to CUN is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $736 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $290 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.

 

When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $307 to $570 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $332 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $362 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CUN flight.

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

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LAX to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to CUN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUN, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $38 (9%) 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 $365. Return trip prices are from the CUN to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to CUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.

 

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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (LAX > GDL > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $346
  • Average savings: $16 (4.43%)

See LAX to GDL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Volaris Costa Rica, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2116 miles or 3405 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CUN flight is about 4 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 132 available flights from LAX to CUN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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

 

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