Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Cancún.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).
How far is Cancún from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Cancún. Here are two common 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 earth.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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Cancún is 2 hours. Cancún is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 231 kg (509 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Cancún (CUN).