The cheapest times to fly from RNO to CUN are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 RNO to CUN is late September. Prices can be as high as $1242 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $455 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to CancĂșn

Flying from Reno, NV (RNO) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $503 to $707 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $492. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $856. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $363 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $562 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RNO to CUN flight.

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

RNO to CUN Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RNO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to CancĂșn, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Reno. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $75 (11%) 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 $540. Return trip prices are from the CUN to RNO 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 RNO 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 5 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (RNO > MEX > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $531
  • Average savings: $32 (5.6%)

See RNO to MEX flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (RNO > GDL > CUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $28 (4.89%)

See RNO to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Reno/Tahoe International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2320 miles or 3734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RNO to CUN flight is about 5 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Reno, NV and Cancun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from RNO to CUN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RNO
Origination airport name Reno/Tahoe International Airport
City Reno, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 39.5
Longitude -119.8

Return Airport

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


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