Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen

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Flights to Playa del Carmen in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 748Average for round-trip flights in December 2022
Round-trip fromC$ 265From Toronto to Cancun
One-way fromC$ 127One-way flight from Toronto to Playa del Carmen

Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CUN flights for December, January
7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 295

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 311

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 312

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/11

Playa del Carmen 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen found for this year
7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 295

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 311

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 312

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/11

Last minute flights to Playa del Carmen

Late deals on round-trip flights to Playa del Carmen, departing today and this week
7 Dec. - 14 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 295

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 311

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

7 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
CUN

Cancun

YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Nonstop

3h 58m
C$ 312

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/11

One-way flights to Playa del Carmen

The cheapest one-way flights to Playa del Carmen
29 Jan.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
C$ 127

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

11 Jan.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
C$ 131

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/11

8 Jan.
YKF

Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

4h 02m
C$ 134

Flair Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/11

What is the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen?

The cheapest ticket to Playa del Carmen found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

C$ 602

February

C$ 641

March

C$ 655

April

C$ 702

May

C$ 701

June

C$ 690

July

C$ 886

August

C$ 880

September

C$ 732

October

C$ 729

November

C$ 671

December

C$ 691

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Playa del Carmen. Flying to Playa del Carmen in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Playa del Carmen?

Average Playa del Carmen flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

YTO - CUN

Price

C$ 602 - C$ 1,066

CUN

Temperature

24 - 30 °C

CUN

Rainfall

29 - 282 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Playa del Carmen?

Booking 60 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Playa del Carmen. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Playa del Carmen?

The cheapest flights to Playa del Carmen are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Playa del Carmen?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at noon when visiting Playa del Carmen. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

With a practically perfect climate – average year-round temperatures are about 27 degrees Celsius – and a wonderful location on the Riviera Maya in the northeast of the state of Quintana Roo, travellers stepping off their cheap flights to Playa del Carmen may never want to leave.

The town first appeared on the tourist radar with the passenger ferry service to Cozumel, the world-famous scuba-diving island across the Cozumel Channel. With its high-quality beaches, shimmering blue waters and good diving, travellers en route to Cozumel discovered that Playa del Carmen is more than a match for its more famous neighbour.

The town is also a popular cruise-ship stopping-off point. Its compact fishing-town feel makes it ideal for there-and-back visitors as well as those on a longer vacation.

Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) stretches between Calle 1 Norte until Calle 34, taking in most of the town, parallel to the beautiful beach while nearby Mayan ruins including Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza shine a light on the region’s ancient civilisation.

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Playa del Carmen climate

In a word, perfect. Playa del Carmen has a sub-tropical climate with temperatures approaching 30 degrees Celsius (80s Fahrenheit) year-round. Travellers arriving on cheap flights to Playa del Carmen between November and January will experience slightly cooler temperatures – in the mid 20s. Hurricane season runs June 1 to November 30.

When is the best time to fly to Playa del Carmen?

Peak Season:
Along the Riviera Maya, November through February is high season. This is when travellers flee colder winters elsewhere and take cheap flights to Playa del Carmen.

Off Season:
The rainy season runs May to October and hurricane season is August through October. However, if you are planning to take cheap flights to Playa del Carmen for deep sea fishing, billfish (sailfish and marlin) in particular, high season runs March through September.

Getting around Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is not as compact as it once was. Getting about on foot is the cheapest option if not quite as scenic as it used to be. Rental car is the best option for independent travel. Taxis are cheap, but keep an eye on the meter. Public bus is cheap too. Triciclos, large tricycles, are a fun way of getting around Playa del Carmen. You’ll find them around the ferry dock at the south end of town and on Juarez and 5th Avenue. 

What is good to know if travelling to Playa del Carmen?

  • Local Mayan cuisine features meals rich in cereals, meat (chicken, pork or rabbit), herbs and rice. Popular fillings include beans, corn, Serrano and Havana chilli peppers. Due to its location, seafood is a specialty. Must-eat dishes include Tikin Xic, a white fish that is marinated with adobo de Achiote and sour oranges, wrapped in a banana leaf and cooked in an earth oven under a wood fire. Pan de Cazón are tortillas with shredded fish and black beans.
  • Akumal, 30 minutes south of Playa Del Carmen, is home to a sea turtle sanctuary. Its shallow waters are protected by a barrier reef. Logger Head Sea Turtles enter daily to feed on sea grass and are friendly and peaceful beasts.
  • Younger visitors arriving on cheap flights to Playa del Carmen will be thrilled with a visit to Xcaret, an archaeological site, ecological park and resort that is often described as a Mayan Eco Disney World. There are numerous attractions including underground rivers, butterfly pavilion, beach, inlets and the “Xcaret Mexico Espectacular”. Swimming with dolphins, snuba, sea trekking and snorkelling are all on offer.

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First Classfrom C$ 527/person
Business Classfrom C$ 537/person
Prem Economyfrom C$ 770/person
Economyfrom C$ 118/person

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