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More About Flying To Cancun from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code CUN
Distance 2405 mi
Direct Flight Airlines JetBlue Airways, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:04PM UTC

Plan Your Vacation to Cancun

Discover the savings waiting to be found for flights from San Francisco to Cancun on Orbitz.com. White, sandy beaches and sunny weather welcome visitors to this famous Caribbean coastal city. You will enjoy a relaxing getaway from the stress of daily life and find budget-friendly prices on Orbitz.com.

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.

Book Your Cancun Vacation

Locating bargain air tickets from San Francisco to Cancun is easy on Orbitz.com. Whether you need a break from cold temperatures or a relaxing getaway, Cancun can satisfy both of these needs. Start planning your trip to Cancun, and stay within your budget by using Orbitz.com. You will save time and money on transportation and hotel accommodations.

Flights from San Francisco to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Francisco to Cancun now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can help you with queries about quarantine and travel restrictions when taking a flight from San Francisco to Cancun.

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Cancun?

Get set to pack your suitcase, because there are a couple of airlines that offer direct flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to CUN. You can book a seat with United Airlines and JetBlue.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Cancun?

The quickest flight time from SFO to Cancun Airport is 5 hours and 44 minutes, which gives you loads of time to indulge in a tipple or get swept up in a good movie.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Cancun most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to CUN, including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 60 flights on this route each month. Alternatively, lock in your favorite seat with JetBlue (B6). You'll have 30 monthly flights between San Francisco and Cancun to choose from with this carrier.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Cancun?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Cancun have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Cancun with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Cancun without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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