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The table has Houston (HOU) to Cancun (CUN) airfare with the carriers operating on HOU to Cancun route. The fares are based on the past record (date, time mentioned). Fares are non-warranted and subject-to-change. Fares comprise of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

Search, Compare and Book Flights from Houston to Cancun

Find out airfare to Cancun from Houston with the world’s best travel technology offered by Cheapfaremart. You may find more flights from Houston to Cancun by switching your departure and arrival airport. With more options you have a better chance of getting cheap flights to Cancun from Houston.

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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.

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 Houston International Airport. In 2018, Cancún airport handled 25,202,016 passengers. 6.8% passenger traffic increase was observed as compared to that of 2017

Nonstop Flights from Houston to Cancun

Nonstop flights to Cancun 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


George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

Cancún International Airport, CUN

Spirit Airlines

United Airlines

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

Cancún International Airport, CUN

United Airlines

Spirit Airlines

Connecting (1-Stop Flight) from Houston to Cancun

More flight options become available you opt for a connecting flights. From both departure airports including George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), there are an array of airlines like Aeromexico and American Airlines offering one-stop flights. Compare and book cheap flights to Cancun from Houston with a nonstop or connecting flight. Connecting flights have their layover at Mexico City – MEX.

How Long is the Flight to Cancun from Houston?

The flight distance and flight time between Houston and Cancun is given below for your reference. Cancun is one hour ahead of Houston.


Flight Distance

Flight Time


811 miles/1305 km

2 hours 7 minutes


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 Houston to Cancun?

Whether it’s ecotourism, family vacation or honeymoon vacation – Cancun finds its name on every list. Here are some flight booking hacks based on real-life experience:

1. Identify the cheapest day of the week to fly in Cancun

Locals and visitors throng in the city on weekends. If you are flexible, skip the weekend time to depart. Booking your flight tickets on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, can help you save big on your air ticket.

2. Identify the cheapest time of the day to fly in Cancun

Departing with a redeye flight from 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 season of the year to fly in Cancun

The wet season starting from April to November could be the cheapest time. The number of visitors drop drastically. Not just flights but hotel rentals also go cheap.

4. Budget Vs Full-Service Airlines

Spirit Airlines is the only budget airlines. Compare fares by routes – IAH to Cancun and HOU to Cancun also. As a rule of thumb early bookings help. Airlines open flight booking 331 days in advance of their departure. Neither book your ticket too early nor delay it for the last-minute.

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