Question : Is there a preferred airline for getting to Cancun International Airport (CUN) on schedule?
Answer : British Airways holds the best record for flights from LGW to CUN with an 80% on-time rate. If they are delayed for some reason though, the average delay is 27 minutes.
Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from LGW to CUN as quickly as possible?
Answer : The shortest direct flight is 10 hours and 50 minutes via Virgin Atlantic. If you catch the 12:15 PM BST departure, you'll arrive at 6:05 PM EST (remember, there is a time change of five hours).
Question : Is there another local airport that can get you to Cancun?
Answer : London Gatwick Airport is a superb airport, but in getting you to Cancun, there is a cheaper option – London Heathrow Airport. It's just 25 miles away and flights are being booked 12% cheaper over the upcoming two months.
Question : In terms of overall promptness, how does LGW to CUN rank compared to the rest of the world?
Answer : Using the combined on-time percentage and average delay breakdown, London to Cancun currently has a 2 out of a possible 5 star rating. A 2-star rating means you should feel rather worried about getting to Cancun on time.
Question : What's the expected flight time for LGW to CUN?
Answer : Flying from LGW to CUN typically takes about 10 hours and 58 minutes.
Question : What are the chances this flight will be delayed?
Answer : The London to Cancun route has a 65% on-time rate, ranking in the bottom 50% of the world in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of 27 minutes added to your flight time.
Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : As of Jul 17th, the cheapest day to fly from London to Cancun is Jul 18th. Tickets are currently being sold for $844, which is 42% below the average price for this route.