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San Francisco to Cancun Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Cancun

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO CUN Thu, Feb 26 - Wed, Mar 4 $388
SFO CUN Sun, Jan 25 - Sun, Feb 1 $434
SFO CUN Wed, Jan 28 - Wed, Feb 4 $449
SFO CUN Fri, Jan 9 - Sat, Jan 17 $458
SFO CUN Fri, Jan 9 - Fri, Jan 16 $464
SFO CUN Mon, Mar 9 - Wed, Mar 11 $469
SFO CUN Sun, Jan 25 - Wed, Jan 28 $474
SFO CUN Thu, Jan 15 - Sat, Jan 24 $802
SFO CUN Thu, Jan 29 - Thu, Feb 5 $829
SFO CUN Fri, Jan 9 - Fri, Jan 16 $877

San Francisco and Cancun airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to CUN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Virgin America
    Terminal I US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Cancun , MX
map of airports in Cancun
  • 1

    Cancun Airport (CUN)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to CUN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Cancun

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 17 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $449
Earn $4.49
Return Sun, Jan 18 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 14 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Wed, Jan 21 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in January from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 14 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Wed, Jan 21 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $452
Earn $4.52
Return Sun, Feb 8 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Wed, Feb 25 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in February from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Wed, Feb 25 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 26 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $559
Earn $5.59
Return Mon, Mar 30 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Mar 1 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Sun, Mar 8 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in March from San Francisco to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Mar 1 San Francisco (SFO) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $388
Earn $3.88
Return Sun, Mar 8 Cancun (CUN) San Francisco (SFO) AeroMexico
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Plan Your Vacation to Cancun

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San Francisco Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport is located about 13 miles south of the city and provides international flights to the Cancun. Airlines providing service from San Francisco to Cancun include US Airways, Virgin American, United, AeroMexico, Delta, American, and AirTran.

The Bay Area Rapid Transit makes frequent trips to and from the airport and offers fares around $8 from most locations in San Francisco. The city has several taxi companies readily available to get you to the airport. The average cost to the airport from downtown is around $35, and the trip should take around 20 minutes. The airport has parking available in the parking garage and long-term lots. The garage is the most conveniently located option and has a daily rate of $36. The long-term lot can be found on South Airport Boulevard and has a daily rate of $18, including shuttle service.

If you have time for a full meal or just need a quick snack before your flight, the San Francisco Airport has a variety of dining options in the terminals. The Amoura Café is a Mediterranean-style deli, offering breakfast, salads, sandwiches, and drinks. If you are craving barbeque, head to Max's Eatz and Fresh Bakery in Terminal 1. Sushi and other Japanese cuisine items can be found at the Osho Japanese Cuisine.

Cancun, Mexico, Information

Cancun is located on the Caribbean Sea on the Yucatan Peninsula, and it is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico. Early Mayan civilizations were once prominent in the area surrounding Cancun, and their historic remains are a must-see.

The Cancun International Airport is located about 25 minutes from downtown, and it welcomes millions of visitors every year. It has some of the best shops and restaurants anyone will find at an airport. Transportation to your hotel or other destination is available via shuttle, rental car, or bus. Rental cars provide a little more freedom than other options, and you can prearrange your rental on Orbitz.com from Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, or Budget. Check with your hotel for possible free or bargain shuttle options. Cancun-Taxi offers taxi and shuttle service from the airport; their rates begin at $5 per person.

Temperatures in Cancun are fairly consistent throughout the year. July and August are the hottest months, with an average high of 90°F. December and January average highs around 82°F. Normally September and October receive about 9 inches of rainfall each month, while March and April receive only about 1.5 inches. Cancun provides a variety of beautiful attractions and activities everyone will enjoy, including the Coba Ruins, Riviera Cancun Golf, and The Royal Sands Spa. Don't forget to spend a few hours relaxing on the miles of beautiful beaches Cancun has to offer.

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Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Cancun

    • 2 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Cancun today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 20m.
    • United Airlines flight 1679 (2:44 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Cancun.
    • United Airlines flight 1145 (4:44 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Cancun.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1145, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 5h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1145, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 5h 20m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Cancun Airport (CUN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Cancun on Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines UA1145 SFO 10:44 PM CUN 6:04 AM 739 5hr 20min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1112/US82 SFO 12:30 AM CUN 10:05 AM 738/757 7hr 35min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1112/AA82 SFO 12:30 AM CUN 10:05 AM 738/757 7hr 35min
US Airways/US Airways US1112/US82 SFO 12:30 AM CUN 10:05 AM 738/757 7hr 35min
US Airways/American Airlines US1112/AA82 SFO 12:30 AM CUN 10:05 AM 738/757 7hr 35min
United Airlines/AeroMexico UA1115/AM589 SFO 11:27 PM CUN 10:20 AM 738/788 8hr 53min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1220/AA1157 SFO 10:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 9hr 54min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1220/US1157 SFO 10:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 9hr 54min
US Airways/American Airlines US1220/AA1157 SFO 10:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 9hr 54min
US Airways/US Airways US1220/US1157 SFO 10:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 9hr 54min
US Airways/American Airlines US272/AA1157 SFO 11:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 8hr 54min
US Airways/US Airways US272/US1157 SFO 11:50 PM CUN 10:44 AM 738/738 8hr 54min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1112/AA1501 SFO 12:30 AM CUN 11:40 AM 738/757 9hr 10min