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Flights to Cancún, Cozumel & Yucatán

The best price found from United States to Cancún, Cozumel & Yucatán is on November 6th, 2016, travelling with Aeromexico. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

Washington Dulles
from $135.00

Getting around by air

Most visitors to the Yucatán arrive by air. Direct flights normally originate from an airline's hub city and connecting flights often go through Mexico City.

Mexico’s flagship airline is Aeroméxico. Its safety record is comparable to major US and European airlines. Domestic low-cost carriers provide service mostly from Mexico City. MayAir runs prop planes that stop in Cozumel, Cancún and Mérida.

Airports & Airlines

The majority of flights into the peninsula arrive in Cancún or Mérida. The Yucatán's major airports:

Aeropuerto Ángel Albino Corzo Aka Tuxtla Gutiérrez; serves San Cristóbal de las Casas in Chiapas.

Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancún

Aeropuerto Internacional de Mérida

Cozumel Airport

Other cities with airports include Campeche, Chetumal, Ciudad del Carmen, Palenque and Villahermosa.

Departure Tax

An airport departure tax is usually included in your ticket cost, but if it isn't you must pay in cash during airport check-in. It varies from airport to airport, but costs about US$26 (price fluctuates) for international flights departing from Cancún and less for domestic flights. This tax is separate from the fee for your tourist permit, which also is usually included in airfares.

There are two taxes on domestic flights: IVA, the value-added tax (16%), and TUA, an airport tax of about US$14. In Mexico, the taxes are normally included in quoted fares and paid when you buy the ticket. But if you bought a ticket outside Mexico, you will have to pay the TUA when you check-in in Mexico.

Domestic Airlines Flying To & From the Yucatán