Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Cancún (CUN)

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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 Friday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to CUN flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
SAN - CUN
Price
$377 - $618
CUN
Temperature
75.2 - 86 °F
CUN
Rainfall
1.1 - 11.1 inches

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

$161

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to Cancún, book at least 28 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 43% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $458 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $636.

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Diego to Cancún in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Cancún?

Flights from San Diego to Cancún are found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cancún.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cancún from San Diego. Users have commonly found prices around $447 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $278. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Cancún in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to CUN flights for May, June
14 May - 16 May
$328pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 20 May
$329pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 27 May
$333pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Cancún 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from San Diego found for this year
12 Oct - 18 Oct
$323pp
SAN
San Diego
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Aeromexico
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
14 May - 16 May
$328pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 20 May
$329pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from San Diego, departing today and this week
20 May - 27 May
$333pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 27 May
$400pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 22 May
$420pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Cancun from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Cancún
5:39 pm - 7:28 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 49m
SAN - CUN
JetBlue
11:30 am - 1:07 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
23h 37m
SAN - CUN
United Airlines
$175
United
2:59 pm - 1:15 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
20h 16m
SAN - CUN
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Cancún

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Cancún for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Cancún for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aeromexico for just $323, but on average you can expect to pay $366.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Cancún for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Cancún within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this San Diego to Cancún flight route?

The San Diego to Cancun flight path was viewed by 29 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Cancún round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Cancún is Aeromexico. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $323 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $335 and $341 round-trip. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Cancún for 27% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $132. JetBlue flights start at $161 while deals on United Airlines start at $175 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Cancún?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Cancún is generally $1,457, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $157. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Cancun), you can expect to pay $341 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Cancún?

Consider Interjet, American Airlines or Aeromexico when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Cancún.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancún from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Cancun

Most visitors from San Diego can enter Cancun without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cancun.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Cancun.

Documents
Tourist Card - The printed tourist card must be presented upon arrival in Mexico.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Cancún?

Returning to San Diego from Cancun

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancun must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancun are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Cancún

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cancún

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.08
Average temperature for May in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from San Diego to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Cancún 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Volaris
$90 $207 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$98 $359 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

VivaAerobus
$113 $234 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$130 $369 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$145 $332 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$191 $450 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$206 $565 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$207 $414 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$220 $524 No cancel fee 62%
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