Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Cancun

Flight information Vancouver to Cancun

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average flight time from Vancouver to Cancun, total distance 4481 kilometers

5h 40min

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Flight Information

Flights from Vancouver to Cancun are available daily. There are nonstop flights available through eight airlines, including WestJet, Air Canada, and Air Transat, though they are available only on select days throughout the month. Most flights to Cancun from Vancouver include one or more layovers. Popular layover options include stops at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, or Mexico City International Airport.

Terminal Information for Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport is the second-busiest airport in Canada, with over 22.3 million passengers each year. There are two main terminals there: the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal. Passengers boarding Vancouver to Cancun flights leave from the International Terminal, which uses Concourse D and Concourse E.

Before going through security, there are several dining options for passengers, including Galiano Bakery Café, Koho Restaurant and Bar, and Wendy's. Once passengers get through security, there are more choices for dining and shopping, including shopping at Bottega Veneta, Cartier, and World Duty Free. Currency exchange centers and lounges are also available past security.

Terminal Information for Cancun International Airport

The second-busiest airport in Mexico is Cancun International Airport. There are three terminals, and passengers flying from Vancouver use Terminal 3. There are two runways at Cancun International airport, with a capacity of 40 flights per hour. Terminal 3 offers duty-free shops as well as shopping options, restaurants, and customs services. There is free wireless internet throughout the airport, allowing passengers to stay connected.

What You Need to Know

It's a good idea for passengers to exchange currency before leaving Vancouver. This makes the flight and after-flight activities easier. Passengers are required to have a passport or visa and to keep them easily accessible. Customs may review your luggage, so it's a good idea to go through its services before embarking on other activities. Since Vancouver to Cancun flights are international, it's best for passengers to arrive at the airport at least two hours in advance of their scheduled departure time.

What to Expect in Cancun

When arriving in Cancun, there are several options for ground travel. Most hotels in the area offer hotel shuttles, making transportation simple. There is public transportation available from the airport, as well. Otherwise, passengers can rent a car or grab a taxi.

Cancun is a popular destination for college students during spring break, so that is a very busy time of year. Travellers who want to avoid crowds should not plan on visiting Cancun during the spring months. Another important detail to note is that Cancun is two hours ahead of Vancouver, so set watches accordingly.

Visitors to Cancun from Vancouver should expect very different temperatures compared to their home city. The average temperature in the summer ranges from 34 to 35 degrees Celsius in Cancun, while those months average 20 to 22 degrees Celsius in Vancouver. Those travelling in the winter can expect an even greater variance, with January in Cancun offering an average low of 20 degrees Celsius.

Prices for everything, from food to entertainment, are lower in Cancun than in Vancouver. While a budget dinner in Vancouver ranges from CA$10 to CA$16, in Cancun, this same meal will cost from CA$8 to CA$13.

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