The table lists round-trip flights from Cancun to Houston. Fares are based on a trend (date and time mentioned) and are subject to change. Fares comprise of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee. Read terms and conditions.
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Airport in Cancun
1. Cancún International Airport
Cancún International Airport (IATA: CUN, ICAO: MMUN) is situated on the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula in Quintana Roo. The airport is recognized as the Latin America’s fourth and Mexico’s second busiest airport, after Mexico City International Airport. In 2018, Cancún airport handled 25,202,016 passengers. 6.8% passenger traffic increase was observed as compared to that of 2017.
Airports in Houston
1. George Bush Intercontinental Airport
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH) is about 23 miles (37 km) north of Downtown Houston. The airport is sandwiched between Interstate 45 and Interstate 69/U.S. The airport handles carriers offering nonstop and connecting flights to Cancun.
2. William P. Hobby Airport
William P. Hobby Airport (IATA: HOU, ICAO: KHOU, FAA LID: HOU) is an international airport in Houston, Texas, 7 miles (11 km) from downtown Houston. The airport helps in decongesting George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Nonstop Flights from Cancun to Houston
Nonstop flights from Cancun to Houston are available from both the airports mentioned above. It’s important to note that budget and full-service both are available for selection. Take a look at the table.
| Departure Airport || Arrival Airport || Airlines |
| Cancún International Airport, CUN || George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) || |
| Cancún International Airport, CUN || William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) || |
Connecting (1-Stop Flight) from Cancun to Houston
If you are open with a connecting flight, there could be many more choices in front of you. From both departure airports including George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), you may find connecting flights with Aeromexico and American Airlines. Connecting flights have their layover at Mexico City – MEX.
How Long is the Flight to Houston from Cancun?
The flight distance and flight time between Houston and Cancun is given below for your reference. Cancun is one hour ahead of Houston.
| Flight || Flight Distance || Flight Time |
| CUN to IAH || 811 miles/1305 km || 2 hours 7 minutes |
| CUN to HOU || 791 miles/1274 km || 2 hours 5 minutes | Note: The flight time and distance might differ from airlines to airlines based on speed of their airplanes and the route they take.
How to Book Cheap Flights from Cancun to Houston?
We help you book your cheap airline tickets to Houston. However, you may maximize the savings by following some travel hacks.
1. Identify the cheapest day of the week to fly in Houston
Weekend flights are costlier, irrespective of the airlines you choose – budget or full service. If you are flexible with your date, consider flying on a mid-weekday – Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
2. Identify the cheapest time of the day to fly in Houston
Departing with a redeye flight from Cancun to Houston may help you save more on your airline tickets. The savings comes with sleep sacrifices. Hope you won’t mind it considering the corresponding gain.
3. Identify the cheapest months of the year to fly in Houston
From May to June and September through November are the cheapest months to fly in Houston. Showers and downpours are frequent during the time. It will be good if you carry raincoat. Humidity and temperature do not pose any challenge anytime of the year to visitors.
4. Budget Vs Full-Service Airlines
Spirit Airlines is the only budge carrier serving passengers on this route. As a rule of thumb early bookings helps. Airlines open flight booking 331 days in advance of the departure date. Neither book your ticket too early nor delay it for the last-minute.