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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 Tuesday

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

SFO - CUN
Price
$402 - $741
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

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

$137

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 17%.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cancun from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $336 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $187. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Cancun (SFO - CUN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Cancun in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Cancun in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to CUN flights for October, November
28 Nov - 5 Dec
$178pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Nov - 6 Dec
$184pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Nov - 6 Dec
$192pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cancun 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from San Francisco found for this year
28 Nov - 5 Dec
$178pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Nov - 6 Dec
$184pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Nov - 6 Dec
$192pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Cancun from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Cancun direct flight deals
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$468pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Feb - 13 Feb
$469pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
2 Jan - 8 Jan
$474pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from San Francisco, departing today and this week
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$316pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$319pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 18 Nov
$320pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Cancun from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Cancun
6:21 pm - 1:55 pm
Aeromexico
1 Stop
16h 34m
SFO - CUN
Aeromexico
$137
Travelocity
6:05 am - 9:49 am
Frontier
2 Stops
24h 44m
SFO - CUN
Frontier
$158
SmartFares
8:36 am - 8:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 14m
SFO - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$170
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to Cancún to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on JetBlue and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Cancún have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Interjet, and Aeromexico 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 Francisco to Cancun for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Cancun for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Aeromexico for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Cancun is less than $543.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Cancun?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Cancún have been viewed 321 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Cancun on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from San Francisco to Cancún on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Cancun?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally less than the rainfall in Cancun. This will continue over the next 5 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Cancun is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Cancun?

Departing from San Francisco to Cancun will take you 8h 19m. Airlines will cover a distance of 2419 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Cancun round-trip?

Aeromexico, at $178, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Cancun. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Cancun for 69% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$82 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Aeromexico. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier, with prices from $135.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Cancun

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Cancun
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.93
Average temperature for October in Cancun
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Cancún

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