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The best prices from San Diego to Cancun are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Cancun (CUN)

SAN - CUN
Price
$377 - $618
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$377

From San Diego to Cancun

One-way from

$139

One-way flight from San Diego to Cancun

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Cancun?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 27% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Cancun?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 25 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Diego to Cancun 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $337, or $341 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Cancun?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Cancun. Flights to Cancun from San Diego in July are about $336 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $187.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Cancun (SAN - CUN)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 36% on flights from San Diego to Cancun by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Cancun in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SAN to CUN flights for January, February
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
26 Feb - 3 Mar
$241pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$242pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from San Diego found for this year
8 Mar - 12 Mar
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
26 Feb - 3 Mar
$241pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$242pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Cancun from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Cancun direct flight deals
14 Mar - 21 Mar
$309pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
17 Feb - 21 Feb
$313pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
28 Feb - 7 Mar
$361pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from San Diego, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$243pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$244pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$250pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Cancun from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Cancun
2:40 pm - 8:58 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 18m
SAN - CUN
Frontier
$139
Travelocity
2:00 am - 3:49 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
22h 49m
SAN - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$148
SmartFares
4:29 pm - 6:53 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 24m
SAN - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$151
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Cancun flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Cancun due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Diego and Cancun for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Diego to Cancún to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Diego to Cancún include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Cancún have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Cancún have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Cancun for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Cancun for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $237, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Cancun for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from San Diego to Cancun under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Cancun is less than $471.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Cancun for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Cancun within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Cancún was viewed by 52 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Cancun?

The rainfall in San Diego is generally less than the rainfall in Cancun. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Cancun is hotter than in San Diego. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Cancun?

Airlines like Frontier fly from San Diego to Cancun in about 16h 18m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Diego to Cancun round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Cancun is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $237 on this airline. Frontier is 46% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Cancun one-way?

$115 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $123 and $152, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Cancun

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Diego to Cancun
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.79
Average temperature for January in Cancun
75.2 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 9 airlines flying from San Diego to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Cancun choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Volaris
$90 $207 No cancel fee 79%
VivaAerobus
$113 $234 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$142 $295 No cancel fee 65%
Interjet
$98 $359 No cancel fee 68%
Aeromexico
$194 $382 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$175 $389 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$186 $490 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$196 $548 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$191 $554 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Cancun

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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Cancun
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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