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Fares from $99 One Way, $170 Round Trip from San Jose to Cancun

Prices starting at $170 for return flights and $99 for one-way flights to Cancun were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Cancun from San Jose

Route Information for Flights from San Jose to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJO
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
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Flights from San Jose to Cancun

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from San Jose to any international or domestic destination. The San Jose International Airport is located at 1701 Airport Boulevard, approximately six miles from downtown San Jose. The airport has hubs for nine airlines, including United Airlines, US Airways, jetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines. If you're looking for a low-cost air ticket, you can find a flight in minutes using Orbitz.com.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has three long-term parking lots. The cheapest is Economy Lot 1, which charges $15 per day. Daily Lot 4 and Daily Lot 6 both charge $22 per day; however, passengers who depart from Terminal A do not want to park in Daily Lot 6. The shuttle for this lot only runs to Terminal B. You can also take a taxicab to the airport. If you're coming from the downtown area, cab fare costs between $15 and $18. The VTA Airport Flyer also runs from the Metro Station at N 1st Street and Metro to the airport every 30 minutes. It costs $2 per person to ride the VTA Airport Flyer. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using Orbitz.com.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has a variety of dining options to choose from if you're hungry before your flight. You can grab a full meal at Sora, an authentic Japanese restaurant, or at Sonoma Chicken. If you just want a snack, stop by Starbucks or the Euro Café. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from San Jose, you are free to relax and enjoy a good meal before you board your plane.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. Orbitz.com can assist you with finding the best deals available when you are planning your trip. Cancun International Airport is located at kilometer 22 of the Cancun-Cheturnal highway, approximately 25 minutes from downtown. Over 60 airlines fly into its three terminals, including American Airlines, AeroMexico, Iberia, Delta and United Airlines, so finding good deals on an air ticket should be possible.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses are the most popular form of transportation from the airport to your hotel or downtown. The fare is $4.00 per adult passenger, and the trip is approximately 35 minutes long. Shuttles and cars are available, but all ground transportation should be prearranged as taxis are not allowed at the airport. Orbitz.com will be able to assist you with your ground transportation needs.

Weather in Cancun

The best time to travel to Cancun is from November to February when temperatures are in the mid 80s and humidity is low. August to September is hurricane season, so traveling to Cancun should be avoided during those months.

Attractions and Activities in Cancun

No trip to Cancun would be complete without spending some time on one of Cancun's famous white sandy beaches. History buffs would enjoy a day trip to see the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Orbiz.com can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, Orbitz.com can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.

Flights from San Jose to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There are a couple of airlines that fly straight from San Jose Airport (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Reserve your seat now with Volaris Costa Rica or Volaris.

What is the shortest flight from San Jose to Cancun?

The journey from San Jose to Cancun can be as quick as 2 hours and 18 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from San Jose to Cancun most frequently?

Volaris Costa Rica (Q6) is one of the carriers with the most flights from San Jose Airport (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). It offers 17 flights each month on this route. Taking off on a vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this airline will get you where you need to go. Volaris (Y4) will also get you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 8 flights every month between San Jose and Cancun, it's another popular airline to look into.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.