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Departure Airport Choices in Houston, TX
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Airport Code: IAH
Location: Located about 23 miles (37 km) north of Downtown Houston, between Interstate 45 and Interstate 69/US
Hub For: The airport is the second largest hub for the United Airlines after ORD, Chicago, Illinois.
Interesting Facts: IAH is the 48th busiest airport in the world and the 15th busiest airport in the United States
William P. Hobby Airport
Airport Code: HOU
Location: 15 miles from the center of Houston, TX and 7 miles (11 km) from downtown Houston.
Focus City For: Southwest Airlines
Interesting Facts: Hobby is Houston’s oldest commercial airport and it served as its primary airport until Houston Intercontinental Airport, now George Bush Intercontinental Airport, came into existence in 1969.
Arrival Airport Choices in Mexico City
Mexico City International Airport
Official Name: Benito Juarez International Airport
Airport Code: MEX
Location: 11 km from the center of Mexico City.
Hub For: The airport is a hub for Aeromar, Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico Connect, Interjet, and Volaris
Interesting Facts: MEX ranks as the busiest airport by both passenger traffic and aircraft movements in Mexico and Latin America. It has two terminals, 1 and 2. Aerotrén monorail system connects the two terminals covering a distance of 1.9 miles/3 km.
Toluca International Airport
Official Name: Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport
Airport Code: TLC
Location: The airport is 64 km from Mexico City, Mexico.
Interesting Facts: The airport also serves as a low-cost carrier airport for Mexico City, serving Interjet and VivaAerobus. There are two terminals. Popular airlines operating from the airport are Interjet and VivaAerobus.
| Airlines || Dep Airport || Arrival Airport |
| Interjet || IAH || MEX |
| United Airlines || IAH || MEX |
| Aeromexico || IAH || MEX |
Carriers Operating Flights with Connection (s)
| Airlines || Dep Airport || Arrival Airport || Flight Type |
| VivaAerobus || IAH || TLC || 1-Stop (Monterrey, MTY) |
| American || HOU || MEX || 1-Stop (Dallas Fort Worth, DFW) |
| United Airlines || IAH || MEX || 1-Stop (Chicago, ORD) |
| United Airlines || IAH || MEX || 1-Stop (Washington Dulles, IAD) |
Houston to Mexico City Flight Distance and Time
You may reach Mexico City from Houston in as long as 2 hours. The flight distance between Houston and Mexico City is 749 miles/1206 km. The length and time vary from one departure-arrival airports pair to another as listed below.
| Flight || Flight Distance || Flight Time |
| HOU to MEX || 742 miles/1194 km || 1 hour 59 minutes |
| IAH to MEX || 763 miles/1228 km || 2 hours 02 minutes |
| HOU to TLC || 759 miles/1221 km || 2 hours 01 minute |
| IAH to TLC || 779 miles/1254 km || 2 hours 4 minutes |
Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information.
Tips on Booking a Low Cost Flight
Cheapfaremart applies the best of travel technologies to facilitate fast and secure flight ticketing system. However, some rules of thumb can make your travel more affordable.
1. Be flexible with travel dates and times
If you are, you may find flights to Mexico
from Houston at high prices and also with an airplane of your choice.
2. Be an early bird
Don’t book early. Nor too late. Booking at least 100 days in advance is a good strategy. Fares start rising with one month or so of the departure date.
3. Knowing the seasons of Mexico
Seasons play a pivotal role in determining the cost of airline tickets. Keep in mind the low, high and shoulder season. December to February is the peak season, March to May is the shoulder season, and June to August is the low season.
4. Fly on a mid-week day like Wednesday or Thursday
Weekend vacationers often depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Sunday or Monday. If you avoid this duration and plan your departure on a Wednesday or Thursday, you can grab a cheaper air ticket to Mexico from Houston.
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