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London Cancun
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Wed, 10 Jul LHR - CUN
Sat, 13 Jul CUN - LHR
£1030 £1007
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London Cancun
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Tue, 02 Jul LGW - CUN
£289 £284
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London Cancun
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Tue, 02 Jul LHR - CUN
Sat, 06 Jul CUN - LHR
£665 £655
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London Cancun
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Fri, 28 Jun LHR - CUN
Mon, 01 Jul CUN - LHR
£935 £922
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London Cancun
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Fri, 12 Jul LHR - CUN
Wed, 17 Jul CUN - LHR
£763 £743
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London Cancun
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Thu, 18 Jul LHR - CUN
Fri, 19 Jul CUN - LHR
£1011 £1000
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
85% Trains in Cancun are 85% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Cancun £0.43
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
45% A meal in Cancun is 45% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Cancun £10.98
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 23.51 MXN
1 MXN = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 21 June 2024
Distance: 4947 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Cancun airports
Cancun (CUN) How far from city centre: 7 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Cancun

How long is the flight from London to Cancun?

Flight duration from London airports to Cancun, on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula is 11 hours and 5 minutes. The most common flight path over the north Atlantic and down the American coast covers a distance of just under 5,000 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

There are several direct flights from London to Cancun, with both scheduled and charter airlines. As Cancun is a popular holiday spot, the frequency of flights increases in the summer months. Although direct flights are more sustainable and convenient, there are stopover options too. Many travellers choose to connect through North American airports in New York, Washington or Atlanta.

What documentation do I need to fly to Cancun from London?

Holders of most European passports can get a tourist visa on arrival at the immigration desks in Cancun. The tourist visa covers all stays of up to six months. You should have at least six months of validity on your passport at the time of travel. For many visitors to Cancun, there is in addition a departure tax which you pay on leaving the country.

Is there a time change from London to Cancun?

There is a 5 hour time difference between London and Cancun, London being ahead.

Which airlines fly from London to Cancun?

Several airlines offer great value tickets between London and Cancun. These include:

How to find cheap flights from London to Cancun

Opodo's intuitive search engine makes finding great deals on flights from London to Cancun simple. Just enter your travel dates and filter the results by departure airport, airline or price. Opodo gives you the control to build the perfect holiday, whether you're interested in city breaks or total beach relaxation trips. Don't forget to scroll down the page to find the special value deals which Opodo is so well known for.

When are the best times to fly from London to Cancun?

Airports in London

Depending on your airline, you'll fly to Cancun from either London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW). Both are large airports offering international and domestic flights.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is located 15 miles west of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

Services: open 24/7, many shops, bars and restaurants located across 4 separate terminals. Free Wi-Fi, children's play areas, foreign exchange, free phone and laptop charging.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is south of London, around 30 miles from the centre of town.

How to get to the airport:

Services: Gatwick is a large airport spread over 2 terminals. There are dozens of restaurants, bars and shops. Free Wi-Fi, children's play area, showers, toilets and airport lounges.

Airports in Cancun

Cancun has a large, modern airport to the south-west of the beach and hotel zone. It handles both international flights and domestic arrivals.

Getting into Cancun from the airport:

Services: large air-conditioned terminal with shopping, restaurants and bars. Large duty-free outlet and local crafts. Ample parking, airport lounge, foreign currency exchange and children's play zone.

What to do and visit in Cancun

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Cancun

How long does the flight take to go from London to Cancun?
The total flight time between London and Cancun is of around 13:29 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,592 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Cancun at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Cancun is 284£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Cancun expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cancun costs an average of 2.56 GBP, 43% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 85% less in Cancun: 0.43 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.98 GBP in Cancun, 45% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 26% cheaper in Cancun, with an average of 2.69 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.64 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Cancun?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Cancun are January, February and May, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Cancun?
The best time of the year to go to Cancun when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Cancun from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, September and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Cancun.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Cancun?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Mexico may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
Which airports have flights between London and Cancun?
The main airport route flying between London and Cancun is: Gatwick (LGW) to Cancun (CUN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • British Airways.
  • TUI Airways.
  • Condor.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Cancun are:
Aeromexico, stopping in Mexico City for 90 minutes minimum.
  • Eurowings, with 95 minutes scale in Dusseldorf.
  • Delta Air Lines, with 93 minutes scale in New York City.
Flight Duration 13 h and 29 m Flights between London and Cancun take, on average, 13 h and 29 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £284 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Cancun found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Gatwick The airport Gatwick is the departure airport operating flights between London and Cancun
Arriving Airport Cancun Flights departing London with Cancun as destination arrive at Cancun

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