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More About Flying To Cancun from San Jose

Route Information for Flights from San Jose to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA Code SJO
Destination Airport IATA Code CUN
Distance 783 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Volaris
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:45AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:48AM UTC

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

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can help you with queries about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from San Jose to Cancun.

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

Volaris and Volaris Costa Rica operate nonstop flights from SJO to Cancun Intl. Airport (CUN), which means you won't have to worry about changing planes or being hopelessly bored during a stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Jose to Cancun?

Flying from SJO to Cancun Airport will take you at least 4 hours and 4 minutes. Enjoy a wine and watch a show or two — here's your chance to simply relax.

What airlines fly from San Jose to Cancun most frequently?

Volaris (Y4) offers 17 flights each month between San Jose Airport (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. Volaris Costa Rica (Q6) will also fly you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 13 monthly flights between San Jose and Cancun, it's another quality airline to look into.

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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