# Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Cancún (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 1133 miles / 1824 kilometers / 985 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Cancún (CUN) is 2956 miles / 4757 kilometers and travel time by car is about 55 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

## How far is Cancún from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1133.288 miles
• 1823.850 kilometers
• 984.800 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
• 1135.926 miles
• 1828.096 kilometers
• 987.093 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″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 Raleigh and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind Raleigh.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Cancún (CUN).

Distance:
1133
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1133

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