Southwest offers international flights to many popular travel destinations in Mexico, Costa Rica and the Caribbean so it is also a great option for shorter international flights to warm weather destinations. Southwest is now accepting reservations through August 16, 2021 so you can book international flights for spring break and summer vacation.

Where Does Southwest Fly Internationally?

Following is the list of all Southwest international flight destinations by airport. (The list of Southwest international destinations by country plus which U.S. cities offer non stop service can be found below.)

  • Aruba (AUA)
  • Belize City, Belize (BZE)
  • Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD)
  • Cancun, Mexico (CUN)
  • Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico (CZM)
  • Grand Cayman (GCM)
  • Havana, Cuba (HAV)
  • Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR)
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ)
  • Nassau, Bahamas (NAS)
  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS)
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR)
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ)
  • San José, Costa Rica (SJO)
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)*

(*Even though Puerto Rico is a US territory and is considered a domestic flight from the US, it has been included in the list because some Americans think it is an international flight.)

NOTE: Southwest has temporarily suspended flight service to a few international destinations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many Southwest international flights have resumed but some countries have requirements for visitors (forms to fill out, mandatory COVID-19 tests or quarantine). Make sure to check this link on southwest.com for the most up current COVID information and requirements on Southwest international destinations.

Current information about which Southwest international flights have been suspended and when they are expected to resume can be found below.

List of All Southwest International Flight Destinations

Below is the list of all Southwest international flight destinations by country (along with a list of U.S. cities that offer non stop service).

Aruba

  • Aruba (AUA) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI)

Bahamas

  • Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date

Belize

  • Belize City, Belize (BZE) – Nonstop service from Denver, CO (DEN), Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date

Costa Rica

  • Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) – Nonstop service from Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date
  • San José, Costa Rica (SJO) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date

Cuba

  • Havana, Cuba (HAV) – Nonstop service from Tampa, FL (TPA)

Dominican Republic

  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI)

Grand Cayman

  • Grand Cayman (GCM) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date

Jamaica

  • Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Houston Hobby, TX (HOU), Orlando, FL (MCO), Chicago (Midway), IL (MDW) and St. Louis, MO (STL)

Mexico

  • Cancun, Mexico (CUN) – Nonstop service from Austin, TX (AUS), Nashville, TN (BNA), Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Denver, CO (DEN), Houston Hobby, TX (HOU), Indianapolis (IND), Chicago (Midway), IL (MDW), New Orleans (MSY), St. Louis, MO (STL). Nonstop service to Phoenix (PHX), Columbus, OH (CMH), and San Antonio, TX (SAT) starts March, 2021.
  • Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD) – Nonstop service from Austin, TX (AUS), Denver, CO (DEN), Houston Hobby, TX (HOU), Phoenix (PHX), Sacramento (SMF) and Orange County/Santa Ana (SNA)
  • Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico (CZM) – Nonstop service from Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) – flights suspended and will resume March 11, 2021
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR) – Non stop service from Denver, CO (DEN), Houston Hobby, TX (HOU), Phoenix (PHX) and Orange County/Santa Ana (SNA)

Puerto Rico

  • San Juan, PR (SJU) – Nonstop service from Nashville, TN (BNA), Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI), Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL), Houston Hobby, TX (HOU), Orlando, FL (MCO), Chicago (Midway), IL (MDW) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Turks and Caicos

  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS) – Nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) – flights currently suspended and will resume at a later date

You can also view all the Southwest international destinations on www.southwest.com by using the Interactive Southwest Route Map here.
Route map of international flights on Southwest Airlines

If you will be flying Southwest soon, please note that masks are required and Southwest has changed their boarding process to encourage physical distancing.

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