Flights from New Orleans to Cancun, Mexico

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New Orleans to Cancun Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:42 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cancun. Spirit & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Cancun flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
MSYCUN
Sun 1/28
nonstop
CUNMSY
Thu 2/1
nonstop
$181
Multiple Airlines
MSYCUN
Sun 12/31
nonstop
CUNMSY
Tue 1/2
nonstop
$213
American
MSYCUN
Thu 3/7
1 stop
CUNMSY
Tue 3/12
1 stop
$399
United
MSYCUN
Mon 4/1
1 stop
CUNMSY
Sun 4/7
1 stop
$412

How Much is a Flight from New Orleans to Cancun?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New Orleans to Cancun, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $183.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Cancun?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from New Orleans to Cancun based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from New Orleans to Cancun?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from New Orleans to Cancun.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $189 $208
7-14 days $140 $159
14-21 days $181 $195
21-30 days $181 $195
30-60 days $156 $193
60-90 days $267 $283
90+ days $267 $302

Cheapest Day To Fly from New Orleans to Cancun

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New Orleans to Cancun is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$189$181$181$197$189 $156

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New Orleans to Cancun

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from New Orleans to Cancun is $616.

The average price for direct flights from New Orleans to Cancun is $413.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New Orleans to Cancun

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from New Orleans to Cancun. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from New Orleans to Cancun is $134.

The average price for round trip flights from New Orleans to Cancun is $551.

New Orleans to Cancun Flight Questions

New Orleans to Cancun Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New Orleans and Cancun. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from New Orleans to Cancun