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

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

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

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Cancún?

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 17% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Cancún.

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 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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.

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.

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

The best prices found for SFO to CUN flights for October, November
28 Oct - 10 Nov
$222pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 11 Nov
$224pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$227pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from San Francisco found for this year
28 Oct - 10 Nov
$222pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 11 Nov
$224pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$227pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Cancún from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Cancún direct flight deals
30 Jan - 4 Feb
$267pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jan - 14 Jan
$270pp
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$273pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United 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
28 Oct - 10 Nov
$222pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$227pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$231pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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 Cancún
8:15 am - 4:37 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 22m
SFO - CUN
Alaska Airlines
2:19 pm - 11:36 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
18h 17m
SFO - CUN
American Airlines
2:00 am - 1:12 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
8h 12m
SFO - CUN
JetBlue

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 Cancún from San Francisco take 4h 53m 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.

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 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 $222, but on average you can expect to pay $236.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Cancún under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Cancún is less than $319.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Cancún flight route?

The San Francisco to Cancún flight path was viewed by 321 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 $222, 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 $103. Users have also found prices from $129 and $134 on Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, 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, Major Airline or American Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Cancún?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $171. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Cancún) can be booked for $236 on average our data indicates $816 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 Cancún

Most visitors from San Francisco can enter Cancún 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 Cancún.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 Francisco from Cancún?

Returning to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancún 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 = $20.21
Average temperature for October in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Cancún

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
Delta
$147 $458 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$153 $277 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$170 $455 No cancel fee 62%
Aeromexico
$173 $417 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$176 $396 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$176 $394 No cancel fee 68%
JetBlue
$197 $376 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$212 $552 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$241 $554 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$297 $683 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Cancún.
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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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