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You Can Fly Direct To Cancun From These 38 U.S. Cities

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With Mexico leading the way as the number one holiday destination for American travelers – there are currently 38 U.S. cities that offer direct flights to the popular city of Cancun.

A recently published article on the Cancun Sun revealed which cities these are – and so let’s see where it is possible to jump on a plane in the U.S. and fly non-stop to one of Mexico’s major tourist hotspots, Cancun.

A beautiful beach in Cancun, Mexico

These Ten U.S. Airports Offer The Most Direct Flights To Cancun

Before we take a look at ALL of the 38 U.S. cities – which currently allow travelers to fly direct to the Mexican city of Cancun – let’s first find out which airports in the United States offer the most direct flights, as well as:

  • which airlines offer direct flights from these airports
  • how long the non-stop flights take
  • what the lowest ticket prices currently available are for a one-way trip.
Aerial photo of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

1. Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) leads the way when it comes to offering direct flights from the U.S. to Cancun, Mexico – with the airport operating multiple daily flights with the following airlines:

– American Airlines

– Frontier

– Spirit

– Sun Country Airlines

spirit airlines plane

The duration of the flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Cancun usually takes between two and a half to three hours – with flight prices starting from as little as $81 one-way.

2. Houston (IAH)

The airport with the second highest number of daily – and non-stop – flights to the Mexican city of Cancun is George Bush International Airport (IAH), in Houston, Texas.

Concept Image Of United Airlines Aircraft At The Airport Runway

The airport has four airlines offering direct flights to Cancun – which are:

– Frontier

– Spirit

– Sun Country Airlines

– United Airlines

The flight time from the U.S. city of Houston is around two hours and twenty minutes – with it possible to book a one-way trip from as low as $88.

The U.S. city of Houston, Texas

3. Chicago (ORD)

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) offers a variety of direct flights to Cancun – with the following airlines operating daily trips to the Mexican city:

– American Airlines

– Frontier

– Spirit

– United Airlines

Aerial view of the U.S. city of Chicago

You are likely to reach Cancun’s International Airport in around three hours and forty-five minutes – with the price of flight tickets starting from $93 for a one-way trip.

4. Atlanta (ATL)

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) – America’s busiest airport – serves up a variety of non-stop flights to Cancun, Mexico – with the following airlines transporting passengers from the U.S. city of Atlanta to the Mexican city:

Delta airplane at Atlanta International airport

– Aeroméxico

– Delta

– Frontier

Flights are currently being advertised online from as little as $151 for a one-way trip – which is likely to take around two and a half hours.

5. Miami (MIA)

The entrance to Miami International Airport

Miami’s International Airport (MIA) sits in fifth place when it comes to the frequency of flights to Cancun from a U.S. city – with the following two airlines serving up daily flights to the hugely popular holiday destination:

– American Airlines

– Frontier

It is likely to take around two hours to reach Cancun’s International airport from Miami – with seats available for a one-way trip from as low as $72 in the coming months.

Airplane taking off at New York's JFK airport

6. New York City (JFK)

The Big Apple’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is currently operating a variety of daily and direct flights to Cancun – with the following four airlines transporting passengers from New York City to the Mexican tourist hotspot.

– American Airlines

– Delta

– JetBlue

– Aeroméxico

"Kennedy (JFK) international airport, New York, New York"

You are likely to reach Cancun from the U.S. city in just under 4 hours – and it is possible to find a seat for a one-way flight from $155.

7. Los Angeles (LAX)

If you are looking to fly direct from the U.S. city of Los Angeles to Cancun, you are certainly going to have a good choice of flights to choose from – with the following six airlines departing from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Cancun:

Airplane taking off at LAX airport, Los Angeles

– Aeroméxico

– Alaska

– American Airlines

– Delta

– JetBlue

– United Airlines

Prices for a one-way ticket from the largest airport in the U.S. state of California to Cancun start from around $160 – with the journey time taking around four hours and forty-five minutes.

8. Denver (DEN)

For anyone wanting to fly direct to Cancun from Denver’s International Airport (DEN) you will certainly have a good choice of flights to choose from as there are currently three airlines offering non-stop flights from the U.S. city of Denver to Cancun, Mexico. These are:

Denver International Airport

– Frontier

– United Airlines

– Volaris

And, if you are looking to book a direct flight – from Denver to Cancun – in the coming summer months, you could find a one-way flight from as low as $91 for the four-hour trip.

Volaris airplane refuelling at airport

9. Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

The major public airport in the Broward County of Florida state – Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – has three of America’s largest low-cost airlines currently operating direct flights to Cancun, Mexico, with these being:

– JetBlue

– Southwest 

– Spirit

A Spirit airplane taking off at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Florida

A one-way ticket from this U.S. airport to Cancun could cost you as little as $73 in the coming summer months – with the journey expected to take just under two hours.

10. New York (EWR)

Another New-York based airport which offers direct flights to Cancun, Mexico, is Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). You will be able find non-stop flights from this transport hub to the Mexican city through the following airlines:

Tail Of A Coada Airbus A320 JetBlue

– JetBlue

– United Airlines

A non-stop flight from EWR to Cancun takes around four hours and there are currently seats for this journey available to purchase online from $161.

Some Of America’s Smaller Airports Also Offer Direct Flights To Cancun

Airplane landing at Cancun International Airport

It is not just America’s largest and busiest airports that are offering direct flights to Cancun, Mexico – with there also being a number of smaller airports in U.S. cities that allow travelers to fly non-stop to the Mexican city.

These include the likes of Milawaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Kansas City’s International Airport (MCI) and Valley International Airport (HRL) in the city of Harlingen, Texas.

Milawaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)

Here are details of the flights on offer at these smaller U.S. airports:

General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Milwaukee

Although this airport is only offering a handful of direct flights to Cancun a month, it is possible to fly non-stop to Cancun with Southwest Airlines from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE). The flight time is around three hours and forty-five minutes – and it is possible to book a seat on board from as little as $129 one-way.

A row of Southwest Airplanes sat at an airport

Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Indianapolis

America’s largest low-cost airline, Southwest, is also offering direct flights to Cancun from the city of Indianapolis – although these are only available every Saturday.

Ticket prices for the upcoming summer months start from $137 – with it also possible to pay a little extra for the airline’s ‘Wanna Get Away Plus’ fare, which provides passengers with a number of extra benefits. Click here to find out more.

A Southwest Airlines airplane in the sky

The flight time from IND to Cancun International Airport takes around three hours and fifteen minutes.

Kansas City’s International Airport (MCI), Kansas City

Again, although only offering direct flights to Cancun on a ‘once per week’ basis, it is possible to fly non-stop from the U.S. city of Kansas to Cancun.

Airplane arriving into Cancun, Mexico

You can book a seat on board this flight from around $250 – which should take around three hours and twenty minutes.

Valley International Airport (HRL), Harlingen, Texas

Sun Country Airlines are currently offering direct flights from the city of Harlingen, Texas, to Cancun – with the flights operating on a Wednesday and Saturday each week.

a family about to board a plane at airport

The flight time is just over two hours, and it is possible to book a seat on board this flight from as low as $89 for a one-way trip.

A Full List Of The U.S. Cities Offering Direct Flights To Cancun, Mexico

Here is a full list of the cities – and airports – in the United States that are currently offering non-stop flights to Cancun – which have been listed below in alphabetical order, and include the code of the airport(s) from which the flights depart from.

travelers at a departure terminal at the airport in the United States

Atlanta (ATL); Austin (AUS); Baltimore-Washington (BWI); Boston (BOS)Charlotte (CLT); Chicago (MDW) & (ORD); Cincinnati (CVG); Cleveland (CLE); Columbus (CMH); Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW); Denver (DEN); Detroit (DTW); Fort Lauderdale (FLL); Harlingen (HRL); Hartford (BDL); Houston (HOU) & (IAH); Indianapolis (IND); Kansas City (MCI); Los Angeles (LAX); Miami (MIA); Milwaukee (MKE); Minneapolis (MSP); Nashville (BNA); New Orleans (MSY); New York (EWR); New York City (JFK); Orlando (MCO); Philadelphia (PHL); Phoenix (PHX); Pittsburgh (PIT); Raleigh Durham (RDU); Salt Lake City (SLC); San Antonio (SAT); San Francisco (SFO); Seattle (SEA); St Louis (STL); Tampa (TPA); Washington (IAD).

Frontier and Spirit airplanes on the ground at airport

Airlines From The U.S. And Europe Continue To Add New Direct Flights To Cancun

Just a month ago we reported that a number of U.S. and European airlines were launching new direct flights to Cancun – with one of America’s major low-cost airlines, Frontier, offering flights from the cities of Houston and Tampa for as little as $99 one-way.

Read more:

Frontier Launches Low-Cost Flights From Houston And Tampa To Cancun For $99

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Casey

Thursday 16th of June 2022

Why would you leave Southwest out when they fly direct to Cancun from 20+ cities. By FAR more than any other airline!