The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CUN are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • September 24th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 1st and 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 ORD to CUN is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $786 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $233 for Saturday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $270 to $546 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $274. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $603. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $329 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $359 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CUN flight.

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

ORD to CUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CUN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to CancĂșn, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $378. Return trip prices are from the CUN to ORD 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 ORD to CUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1447 miles or 2329 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CUN flight is about 3 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from ORD to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

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


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