# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Cancún (Washington Dulles International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 1355 miles / 2180 kilometers / 1177 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Cancún (CUN) is 3168 miles / 5098 kilometers and travel time by car is about 58 hours 40 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Cancún.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## How far is Cancún from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Cancún. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1354.762 miles
• 2180.278 kilometers
• 1177.256 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 1357.739 miles
• 2185.069 kilometers
• 1179.843 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).

## Airport information

A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Cancún (CUN).

Distance:
1355
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1355

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