The cheapest times to fly from TYS to CUN are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 13th to September 30th
- October 29th to March 4th (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 TYS to CUN is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $862 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $534 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Cancún
Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $550 to $668 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $535. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $747. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $212 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $570 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to CUN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TYS to CUN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the TYS to CUN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, 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. 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 $57 (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 $571. Return trip prices are from the CUN to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from TYS 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 51 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking TYS 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 TYS to CUN — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $512
- Average savings: $58 (10.18%)
- Price for both tickets: $567
- Average savings: $4 (0.61%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from TYS to CUN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, Frontier, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1035 miles or 1666 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from TYS to CUN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to CUN flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.
How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Cancun?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from TYS to CUN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||McGhee Tyson Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cancun International Airport|
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