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San Francisco to Cancun Last modified: Nov 30, 2021 5:26 -05:00

We've scanned 2,947,948 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cancun. AeroMexico & 00 frequently offer the best deals to Cancun flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

AeroMexico
SFOCUN
Sat 3/5
2 stops
CUNSFO
Sun 3/13
2 stops
$174
00
SFOCUN
Mon 2/28
nonstop
CUNSFO
Wed 3/2
nonstop
$187
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SFOCUN
Tue 1/18
nonstop
CUNSFO
Wed 1/26
nonstop
$229
Alaska
SFOCUN
Sat 3/5
nonstop
CUNSFO
Sun 3/13
nonstop
$229
JetBlue
SFOCUN
Sat 3/5
nonstop
CUNSFO
Sun 3/13
nonstop
$539
Frontier
SFOCUN
Fri 12/24
4 stops
CUNSFO
Thu 12/30
4 stops
$683

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 $191.

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 $191 $368
7-14 days $191 $513
14-21 days $191 $658
21-30 days $1,809 $683
30-60 days $192 $728
60-90 days $187 $333
90+ days $186 $174

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Cancun

We've examined 5,895,896 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$187$191$188$192$192$191$191

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
November San Francisco Cancun 00 11/30/21 12/10/21 0 $213
December San Francisco Cancun 00 12/5/21 12/7/21 0 $191
January San Francisco Cancun 00 1/5/22 1/7/22 0 $192
February San Francisco Cancun 00 2/28/22 3/2/22 0 $187
March San Francisco Cancun AeroMexico 3/5/22 3/13/22 2 $174
April San Francisco Cancun 00 4/20/22 4/23/22 0 $186
May San Francisco Cancun 00 5/10/22 5/19/22 0 $236
June San Francisco Cancun 00 6/5/22 6/12/22 0 $239

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
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$368
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$368 $192
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$347

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 $303.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $243.

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 2 2 2 03:45 17:36

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 $125.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Cancun is $234.

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 14 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.

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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