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

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The best prices from San Diego to Cancún 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 Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to CUN flight in 2021: 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
Precipitation
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 Cancún

One-way from

$134

One-way flight from San Diego to Cancún

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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.

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 at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 45% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Cancún in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SAN to CUN flights for October, November
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$222pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$227pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$231pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from San Diego found for this year
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$222pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$227pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$231pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Cancún from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Cancún direct flight deals
28 Jan - 6 Feb
$270pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$290pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$293pp
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 Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from San Diego, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$222pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$231pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$232pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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 Cancún
11:00 am - 5:45 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
15h 45m
SAN - CUN
United Airlines
$134
United
4:27 pm - 7:29 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
12h 02m
SAN - CUN
JetBlue
3:00 am - 6:19 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
12h 19m
SAN - CUN
Frontier
$148
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Cancún

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 Cancún for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Cancún for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $222, but on average you can expect to pay $245.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Cancún for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Cancún under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Cancún is less than $474.

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

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

How popular is this San Diego to Cancún flight route?

The San Diego to Cancún flight path was viewed by 52 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 Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $222 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $250. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Cancún for 50% 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 $105. Spirit Airlines flights start at $115 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $129 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Cancún?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Cancún is generally $682, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $180. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Cancún), you can expect to pay $222 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 Cancún

Most visitors from San Diego can enter Cancún 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 Cancún.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to San Diego from Cancún

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancún must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancún 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 = $20.17
Average temperature for October in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 9 airlines flying from San Diego to Cancún

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