# Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from New York to Cancún (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 1555 miles / 2502 kilometers / 1351 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Cancún (CUN) is 3421 miles / 5506 kilometers and travel time by car is about 63 hours 23 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Cancún.

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## How far is Cancún from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Cancún. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1554.707 miles
• 2502.059 kilometers
• 1351.004 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
• 1557.369 miles
• 2506.343 kilometers
• 1353.317 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″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 New York and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Cancún (CUN).

Distance:
1555
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1555

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