New York to Cancun flight time

What is the flight time from New York to Cancun

On average there are 7 flights flying direct each day from New York to Cancun. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from New York to Cancun

Depart
JFK
Arrive
CUN

The average flight time for a direct flight from New York to Cancun is 4 hours 3 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from New York (JFK) to Cancun (CUN) has a duration of 4 hours 1 minutes.

A distance of 1,547 miles / 2,490 km.

Related: Return journey Cancun to New York flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Cancun, Mexico? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 4 hours 3 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flights

New York John F. Kennedy to Cancun
carrier logo Flying with Interjet
Total flight time
4 hours 10 minutes
New York John F. Kennedy to Cancun
carrier logo Flying with Aeromexico
Total flight time
4 hours 01 minutes
New York Newark to Cancun
carrier logo Flying with United
Total flight time
4 hours 01 minutes

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 4 hours 3 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 4 hours 1 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 7

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

New York to Cancun flight time via Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson | JFK to CUN via ATL

carrier logo New York to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2 hours 17 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 13 minutes
carrier logo Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cancun
2 hours 28 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 58 minutes

New York to Cancun flight time via Toronto Pearson International | JFK to CUN via YYZ

carrier logo New York to Toronto Pearson International
1 hours 29 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
20 hours 26 minutes
carrier logo Toronto Pearson International to Cancun
3 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
25 hours 50 minutes

New York to Cancun flight time via Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau | JFK to CUN via YUL

carrier logo New York to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau
1 hours 24 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 21 minutes
carrier logo Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau to Cancun
4 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 05 minutes

New York to Cancun flight time via San Salvador | JFK to CUN via SAL

carrier logo New York to San Salvador
5 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 35 minutes
carrier logo San Salvador to Cancun
1 hours 43 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 28 minutes

Flights from New York to Cancun | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

New York to Cancun flight time information

  • The average flight time from New York to Cancún is 4 hours 3 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Cancún is 1,547 miles / 2,490 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • Cancún is served by 1 airports Cancun International Airport
  • The currency in Cancun, Mexico is the Mexican Peso

Airlines flying between New York and Cancun

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Cancun

Flybe
Flybe
Jet2
Jet2

Popular routes from New York

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New York & Cancun local time and timezones

Cancun, Mexico and New York, United States have the same time

Day and time in New York, United States: Thu, 13 Dec, 2018,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)
08:58
Day and time in Cancún, Mexico: Thu, 13 Dec, 2018,
Cancun Timezone: EST (-05:00)
08:58

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and Cancun

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New York to Cancun jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Cancun

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