# How far is Cancún from Los Angeles, CA?

The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and Cancún (Cancún International Airport) is 2119 miles / 3410 kilometers / 1841 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancún (CUN) is 2925 miles / 4708 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 55 hours 58 minutes.

2119
Miles
3410
Kilometers
1841
Nautical miles
4 h 30 min
231 kg

## Distance from Los Angeles to Cancún

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2118.691 miles
• 3409.703 kilometers
• 1841.092 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
• 2116.779 miles
• 3406.626 kilometers
• 1839.431 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 Los Angeles to Cancún?

The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Cancún International Airport is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cancún International Airport (CUN)

On average, flying from Los Angeles to Cancún generates about 231 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 231 kilograms equals 509 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Cancún

See the map of the shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## Airport information

Origin Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W
Destination Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W