Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Find great value flights to Cancun

Experience the holiday of a lifetime in Cancun with flights from British Airways. We operate regular flights from London Gatwick to Cancun Airport every week, making it easy to escape to sunny Mexico at a time that suits you.

Enjoy a break in Cancun and relax on idyllic white-sand beaches, try your hand at water sports in the Caribbean Sea or explore the area's numerous Mayan archaeological sites.

Facts about your Cancun flight

Flight duration.

Flight duration

Our flights to Cancun from London Gatwick take around eight and a half hours. Fly with BA and let our friendly and professional cabin crew take care of everything from take-off to landing, allowing you to relax and make the most of every minute of your holiday.

Flying direct from London

Flying direct from London

Save time by flying non-stop to Cancun from London. With direct flights departing each week, you could be sunning yourself in spectacular Cancun in no time when you fly with BA. Sit back, relax and enjoy your holiday from start to finish with our complimentary on-board food and bar service and the latest in-flight entertainment.

Arriving in Cancun.

Arriving in Cancun

Cancun airport is located around twenty kilometres from the main hotel zone. Catch a taxi from the terminal building to arrive at your beachside accommodation in around 20 minutes. Alternatively, a number of shuttle services are available and easily arranged at the airport or by your Cancun hotel.

Number of flights.

Number of flights

British Airways operates regular flights from London Gatwick to Cancun Airport, making it easy for you to choose a travel date that suits you best.

Leaving from London Gatwick.

Leaving from London Gatwick

Easily accessible from all over the UK, our flights from London Gatwick to Cancun allow you to spend less time travelling and more time enjoying your trip. With a handy 23kg baggage allowance and online and mobile check-in facilities, fly from London Gatwick with BA and enjoy a hassle-free holiday.

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Mexico’s Mayan past

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