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Flights toCancun

A haven for sunshine and fiestas

Cheapest return flight

£411

Distance from London

4,950 miles

7 night holidays from

£849

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Think of Cancun and aquamarine waters and white sand beaches come to mind. Famously known for its lively resorts, there’s so much more to this popular destination on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Located on the coast and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, you’ll find Mayan culture, Yucatecan comfort food and plenty of hidden gems.

British Airways flies direct to Cancun so you can be relaxing in the sunshine before you know it. Make the most of your holiday and experience both sides of the city — the famous Hotel Zone, with 19km of white-sand beaches and the downtown area with its mix of lively markets, shops and restaurants infused with local flavour. Get a taste of the legendary nightlife or go snorkeling in Punta Nizuc and see turtles and starfish amongst the coral reefs. Take a day trip to nearby Tulum and see ancient Mayan ruins and artifacts at the Museo Maya de Cancun — there’s so much to experience and discover on a holiday in Cancun.

Our cheapest return flights to Cancun from London

  • Aug2022
    £820
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  • Sep2022
    £666
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  • Oct2022
    £631
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  • Nov2022
    £564
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  • Dec2022
    £564
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  • Jan2023
    £411
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  • Feb2023
    £411
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  • Mar2023
    £411
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  • Apr2023
    £478
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  • May2023
    £440
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  • Jun2023
    £518
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  • Jul2023
    £531
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Cancun flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Cancun?

Our flights to Cancun take around 8 hours and 30 minutes.

Which airports do British Airways fly to Cancun from?

We fly to Cancun from London Gatwick (LGW), with a number of different flight times offered every week to suit your schedule.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Cancun?

The cheapest month to fly to Cancun is generally August or September. Keep an eye out for our special offers or search our low fare finder.

Is Cancun cheap to visit?

Cancun’s peak season is from December through to April. Luckily the weather is fantastic year round so expect to save money on flights and accommodation if you travel outside of those months. As it’s such a popular destination, some of the best authentic cuisine is very affordable, especially if you stick to local restaurants outside of the typical tourist zones.

Is it easy to get around Cancun?

Once you touch down in Cancun airport, you’ll be around 20 km 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 can be easily arranged at the airport or by your hotel.
If you want to explore on your own schedule, simply hire a car with British Airways and collect Avios on every rental.

Why visit Cancun?

White-sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, sunshine and a rich Mayan history — Cancun is an idyllic beach holiday destination with a real diversity of activities and experiences to offer. Whether you’re looking for an all-night beach party or a chilled break (or both), the beauty of Cancun is that you can make it into whatever you’d like it to be. Book your next holiday to Cancun with British Airways.

Why fly British Airways to Cancun?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before departure, free hand baggage and a generous checked bag allowance. Onboard you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Cancun

From £411return

from London, January 2023

January

£411

return, from London

£411

February

£411

return, from London

£411

March

£411

return, from London

£411

Premium Economy class flights to Cancun

From £712return

from London, March 2023

March

£712

return, from London

£712

January

£712

return, from London

£712

February

£712

return, from London

£712

Business class flights to Cancun

From £1976return

from London, May 2023

May

£1976

return, from London

£1976

June

£1976

return, from London

£1976

February

£2261

return, from London

£2261

Cancun travel essentials

Flight time

8.5 hrs

Time zone

GMT -5

Currency

Mexican Peso

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