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The above airfare-table lists the cost of air tickets for round-trip flights from Cancun to New York based on a past record (date and time mentioned). You may proceed with the booking with the suggestions. However, the air ticket costs are non-warranted and subject to change. The fares are inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

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Pull out the best Cancun to NYC airfares available with multiple carriers and confirm your flight reservation. Sort flight options by departure and arrival timings and airlines under economy, premium economy, business or first class flight and confirm your airline tickets to NYC from Cancun at the lowest fare. Presence of multiple airports in NYC helps you get more flight choices from Cancun.

Whether you are traveling for leisure or business trip, solo or in a group, we can help you plan your travel in an affordable budget.

Airport in Cancun

1. Cancún International Airport

Cancún International Airport (IATA: CUN, ICAO: MMUN) is situated on the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula in Quintana Roo. The airport is recognized as the Latin America’s fourth and Mexico’s second busiest airport, after Mexico City International Airport. Handling 25,202,016 passengers in 2017, the airport saw a phenomenal 6.8% rise in the passenger traffic.  The airport handles nonstop as well as connecting flights to NYC from Cancun with full-service airlines.

Airports in New York City

1. John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City. Popularly, the airport is referred to as Kennedy Airport, JFK Airport, New York-JFK, or simply JFK or Kennedy. The airport is part of New York City borough of Queens and is 16 miles (30 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan.

2. LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA) is the nearest airport from the center of New York City. The airport is located in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.

The airport ranks as the third busiest airport in New York City after John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. LaGuardia Airport covers 680 acres (280 ha). The airport has got 4 terminals – A, B, C and D.

3. Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR, FAA LID: EWR), originally Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is one of the major airports of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The airport straddles the boundary between the cities of Newark and Elizabeth, the former of which is the most populous city in the state. The airport is owned jointly by the cities of Elizabeth and Newark and leased to and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Nonstop Flights from Cancun to NYC

Departure Airport

Arrival Airport


Cancún International Airport (CUN)

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

United Airlines

American Airlines


Cancún International Airport (CUN)

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

No airlines

Cancún International Airport (CUN)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

American Airlines

Jetblue Airways


Layover Airport for Connecting Flights

Mexico City – MEX serves as the layover airport for all connecting flights between Cancun and New York. There are many carriers ready to offer you cheap flight tickets when you are open to take a connecting flight.

How Long is the Flight to New York from Cancun?

The flight distance between Cancun and New York is 1,543 miles/2483 km, which an airplane covers in around 3 hours and 35 minutes. The distance and time might vary a bit between different airports have been shared.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flight from CUN to JFK

1,555 miles/2502 km

3 hours 37 minutes

Flight from CUN to LGA

1,560 miles/2510 km

3 hours 37 minutes

Flight from CUN to EWR

1,546 miles/2488 km

3 hours 36 minutes

Note: The flight time and distance might differ from airlines to airlines based on speed of their airplanes and the route they take. New York is one hour ahead of Cancun.

How to Book Cheap Air Tickets from Cancun to NYC?

Cheapfaremart empowers you with the world’s best travel technology so that you can know real-time flight tickets availability and fares with the carriers operating on any route, compare prices and benefits and confirm your reservation. However, some travel hacks are worth following.

1. Depart with a midweek flight

If you are flexible on departing with a mid-weekday flight (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), you can save big on your airline ticket purchase. Weekend flights go pricier as New York is a poplar weekend destination.

2. Depart with a redeye flight to NYC

Redeye flights find a few taker as odd-hour flights clash with the sleep timing. If you are inclined on saving some cash on your flight ticket, you should not mind sacrificing a few hours of sleep.

3. Peak season Vs. Low season

Summer and holidays around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year are the most popular vacation times. If festivals are not on your mind, avoid clashing your dates with crowd. This will help you to save big on your flight ticket.

4. Fly with budget airlines

You may not find any budget carrier operating flights on this route. All services are offered only by flagship carriers like American Airlines and Aeromexico.

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