Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Cancún (CUN)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Cancun are usually found in September or August, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CUN flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
SFO - CUN
Price
$402 - $741
CUN
Temperature
75.2 - 86 °F
CUN
Rainfall
1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$402

From San Francisco to Cancun

One-way from

$169

One-way flight from San Francisco to Cancun

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Cancún (SFO - CUN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Cancún in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 45% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Cancún lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Cancún in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $226.

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

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 8% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Cancún.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Cancún, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $619 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $646.

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

The best prices found for SFO to CUN flights for May, June
25 Jun - 16 Jul
$221pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jun - 22 Jul
$242pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jun - 11 Jul
$243pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cancún 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from San Francisco found for this year
25 Jun - 16 Jul
$221pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jul - 16 Jul
$222pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Jul - 18 Jul
$224pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Cancún from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Cancún direct flight deals
17 Sep - 22 Sep
$413pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
28 Aug - 4 Sep
$419pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Sep - 25 Sep
$432pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from San Francisco, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 16 Jun
$369pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 May - 3 Jun
$376pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jun - 16 Jun
$388pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancun
CUN
Cancun
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Cancun from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Cancún
4:30 pm - 3:57 pm
Volaris
2 Stops
20h 27m
SFO - CUN
Volaris
$169
Kissandfly.com
8:59 pm - 3:45 pm
British Airways
1 Stop
16h 46m
SFO - CUN
British Airways
3:00 am - 5:25 pm
Aeromexico
1 Stop
12h 25m
SFO - CUN
Aeromexico

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cancún</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Cancún

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Cancún?

To fly from San Francisco to Cancún, you need to book a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Cancun (CUN). Nonstop flights to Cancun from San Francisco take 5h 09m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 2 outbound flights from San Francisco to Cancun offered by 20 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Cancun that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, JetBlue, and Interjet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Cancún for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Cancún for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $221, but on average you can expect to pay $240.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Cancún for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Cancún under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Cancún is less than $482.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Cancún flight route?

The San Francisco to Cancun flight path was viewed by 201 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Cancún round-trip?

Frontier, at $221, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Cancún.. Frontier is currently priced 62% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $101. Users have also found prices from $169 and $179 on Volaris and Aeromexico, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Cancún check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Cancún?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Cancún on time: United Airlines (94%), JetBlue (81%), Alaska Airlines (66%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Cancún?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $186. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Cancun) can be booked for $321 on average our data indicates $1,221 when flying from San Francisco to Cancún.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Cancun

Most visitors from San Francisco can enter Cancun without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 Francisco from Cancún?

Returning to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 Francisco to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.88
Average temperature for May in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$10 $20 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.

Frontier
$120 $263 No cancel fee 62%
British Airways
$127 $220 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$158 $468 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$167 $405 No cancel fee 75%
Interjet
$176 $394 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.

JetBlue
$182 $511 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$196 $521 No cancel fee 65%
Aeromexico
$196 $421 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$199 $465 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Cancún.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of SFO to CUN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of SFO to CUN departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Cancún
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Cancún.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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