Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Cancun (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 Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CUN flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Cancun flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancun.
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

$152

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?

Tuesday 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to CUN flights for June, July
12 Jul - 14 Jul
$266pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jul - 28 Jul
$267pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 9 Jul
$272pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from San Francisco found for this year
16 Aug - 31 Aug
$242pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Aug - 24 Aug
$254pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$262pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Cancun from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Cancun direct flight deals
19 Aug - 24 Aug
$479pp
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
12 Aug - 25 Aug
$486pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
2 Sep - 7 Sep
$494pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Lufthansa
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
28 Jun - 8 Jul
$299pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 8 Jul
$305pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$313pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Cancun from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Cancun
4:09 am - 1:42 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 33m
SFO - CUN
JetBlue
11:00 am - 11:17 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
47h 17m
SFO - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$170
Kiwi.com
5:34 am - 8:27 am
Frontier
2 Stops
24h 53m
SFO - CUN
Frontier
$171
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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 Cancún from San Francisco take 4h 50m 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 12 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Cancun for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $242, but on average you can expect to pay $276.

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 $523.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Cancun?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally same as the rainfall in Cancun. This will continue over the next 3 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 9h 33m.

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

Frontier, at $242, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Cancun.. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Cancun for 59% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$99 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on JetBlue, with prices from $152.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Cancun

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

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Cancun.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.64
Average temperature for June in Cancun
73.4 °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 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
Spirit Airlines
$153 $277 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$197 $376 No cancel fee 62%
Interjet
$176 $394 No cancel fee 68%
Volaris
$176 $396 No cancel fee 79%
Aeromexico
$173 $417 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$170 $455 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$147 $458 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$212 $552 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$241 $554 No cancel fee 83%
Avianca
$351 $584 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Cancun

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Cancun.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Cancun
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Cancun.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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