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San Francisco to Cancun Last modified: Oct 16, 2019 2:10 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cancun. Interjet & Frontier frequently offer the best deals to Cancun flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Interjet
SFOCUN
Tue 2/11
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 2/18
1 stop
$265
Frontier
SFOCUN
Tue 11/12
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 11/19
1 stop
$315
JetBlue
SFOCUN
Tue 1/21
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 1/28
1 stop
$335
AeroMexico
SFOCUN
Tue 1/21
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 1/28
1 stop
$447
United
SFOCUN
Tue 1/21
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 1/28
1 stop
$464
Avianca
SFOCUN
Tue 11/12
1 stop
CUNSFO
Tue 11/19
1 stop
$480

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Cancun?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Cancun, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $285.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cancun?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Cancun based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Cancun.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $643 $377
7-14 days $643 $306
14-21 days $643 $290
21-30 days $643 $290
30-60 days $643 $323
60-90 days $643 $339
90+ days $643 $252

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Cancun

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Cancun is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$276$270$293$290$282$276$303

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Cancun by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Cancun flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Francisco Cancun Interjet 10/27/19 11/5/19 1 $303
November San Francisco Cancun Interjet 11/5/19 11/12/19 1 $270
December San Francisco Cancun Frontier 12/10/19 12/17/19 2 $386
January San Francisco Cancun Interjet 1/21/20 1/28/20 1 $271
February San Francisco Cancun Interjet 2/25/20 3/3/20 1 $254
March San Francisco Cancun Interjet 3/10/20 3/17/20 1 $255
April San Francisco Cancun Interjet 4/28/20 5/12/20 1 $271
May San Francisco Cancun Interjet 5/12/20 5/19/20 1 $254

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Cancun

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Cancun. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$562
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$562 $487
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$487 $282
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$282 $282
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$282 $354
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$354

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Cancun

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $288.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $753.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Cancun.

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Cancun - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 03:45 18:52

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Cancun

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Cancun. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $175.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $288.

San Francisco to Cancun Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Cancun?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Cancun flight time is 5 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How far is Cancun from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Cancun is 2,405 miles (3,870 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Cancun.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Cancun?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Cancun Last modified: Oct 16, 2019 2:10 -04:00Number of routes searched: 230Number of itineraries searched: 2,852,910

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Cancun? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Cancun. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Cancun
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
Interjet GDL
American DFW
American PHX
American CLT
American JFK
American MIA
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYC
Air Canada YYZ
AeroMexico MEX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Copa PTY
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines BOS
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Frontier DEN
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH
WestJet YVR
WestJet YYC

San Francisco to Cancun Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Cancun. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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