# How far is Cancún from Atlanta, GA?

The distance between Atlanta (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) and Cancún (Cancún International Airport) is 880 miles / 1417 kilometers / 765 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Cancún (CUN) is 2538 miles / 4085 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 50 hours 25 minutes.

880
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1417
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765
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2 h 10 min
142 kg

## Distance from Atlanta to Cancún

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Atlanta to Cancún. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 880.465 miles
• 1416.971 kilometers
• 765.103 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 883.378 miles
• 1421.660 kilometers
• 767.635 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Atlanta to Cancún?

The estimated flight time from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Cancún International Airport is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Cancún International Airport (CUN)

On average, flying from Atlanta to Cancún generates about 142 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 142 kilograms equals 313 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Cancún

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## Airport information

Origin Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W
Destination Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W