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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Cancún. Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between San Francisco and Cancún is 3876 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. San Francisco and Cancún have 349 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Tulum, and Chichen Itza.

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Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Cancún

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Cancún takes around 5.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Cancún?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Cancún is 3876 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, JetBlue Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Berlin, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and Los Angeles, Tijuana, Mexico City, New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Houston, Denver, San José, Guatemala City, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Charlotte, Monterrey, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Bogotá, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Havana.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Cancún?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Cancún thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Cancún can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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