The cheapest times to fly from LFT to CUN are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 27th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 LFT to CUN is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $439 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Cancún

Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $452 to $725 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $445. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $425 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to CUN flight.

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

LFT to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFT to CUN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $117 (20%) 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 $472. Return trip prices are from the CUN to LFT 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 LFT 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 2 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 708 miles or 1139 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to CUN flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from LFT to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLFT
Origination airport nameLafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
CityLafayette, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCUN
Destination airport nameCancun International Airport


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