The cheapest times to fly from OAJ to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • late March
  • May 28th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • September 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, October 29th, November 19th, November 26th, 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 OAJ to CUN is early January. Prices can be as high as $1796 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $523 for Tuesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC (OAJ) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $552 to $813 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 $547. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $944. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $398 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $582 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAJ to CUN flight.

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

OAJ to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAJ to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Jacksonville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (13%) 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 $568. Return trip prices are from the CUN to OAJ 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 OAJ 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 58 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $563
  • Average savings: $19 (3.26%)

See OAJ to JAX flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (OAJ > MCO > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $575
  • Average savings: $7 (1.2%)

See OAJ to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (OAJ > FLL > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $580
  • Average savings: $2 (0.34%)

See OAJ to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Albert J Ellis Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1106 miles or 1780 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAJ to CUN flight is about 2 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from OAJ to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OAJ
Origination airport name Albert J Ellis Airport
City Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.8
Longitude -77.6

Return Airport

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


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