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There are 5 ways to get from Thunder Bay to Cancún by plane or car

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Fly from Thunder Bay

  1. Fly from Thunder Bay (YQT) to Cancun (CUN)

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Drive to Duluth, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Duluth
  2. Fly from Duluth (DLH) to Cancun (CUN)

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Drive to Hancock, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Hancock
  2. Fly from Hancock (CMX) to Cancun (CUN)

Drive to Marquette, fly

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Marquette
  2. Fly from Marquette (MQT) to Cancun (CUN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Thunder Bay to Cancún

Thunder Bay (YQT) to Cancun (CUN) flights

The flight time between Thunder Bay (YQT) and Cancun (CUN) is around 8h 52m and covers a distance of around 3047 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 34m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 5m. Services are operated by Air Canada, WestJet, United Airlines and others. Typically 42 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
6h 18m
Layover time:
2h 34m
Total time:
8h 52m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 5m
Flight distance:
3047 km
Flights per week:
42
Cheapest price:
$2728
Carbon emissions:
617 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:30
Last flight departs at:
10:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thunder Bay (YQT) to Cancun (CUN) flight schedules

Canada → Mexico
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International entry into Mexico from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. United States land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Mexico from Canada

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Mexico

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Mexico from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cancún is 911.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cancún is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cancún is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 911.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from Mexico.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Secretary of Foreign Relations.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thunder Bay to Cancún is to drive and fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Thunder Bay to Cancún is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 10h 32m.

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The distance between Thunder Bay and Cancún is 3033 km. The road distance is 5284.6 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 32m to get from Thunder Bay to Cancún, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Thunder Bay Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 5m and has one stopover.

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Cancún is 1h behind Thunder Bay. It is currently 2:45 AM in Thunder Bay and 1:45 AM in Cancún.

Yes, the driving distance between Thunder Bay to Cancún is 5285 km. It takes approximately 2 days 11h to drive from Thunder Bay to Cancún.

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Swoop, Sunwing Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Thunder Bay Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 563+ hotels available in Cancún. Prices start at $2000 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Thunder Bay to Thunder Bay Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 16 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Thunder Bay to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 3032.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 32m

What companies run services between Thunder Bay, ON, Canada and Cancún, Mexico?

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Thunder Bay to Cancún every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Marquette to Cancun via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $12000
Flights from Marquette to Cancun via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8000 - $12000
Flights from Duluth to Cancun via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4500 - $7000
Flights from Duluth to Cancun via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4500 - $7000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $19000
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto, Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $23000
Flights from Hancock to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3000 - $12000
Flights from Hancock to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $13000
Flights from Marquette to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4900 - $19000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $22000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Marquette to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4700 - $18000
Flights from Duluth to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2700 - $10000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $22000
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$3100 - $11000
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Thunder Bay to Cancun via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2700 - $14000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Hancock to Cancun via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2300 - $9500
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Duluth to Cancun via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2600 - $7500

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