Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to Cancún (CUN)

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The best prices from Houston to Cancún are usually found in August or July, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Cancún (CUN)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to CUN flight in 2021: compare Houston to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.
HO1 - CUN
Price
$193 - $399
CUN
Temperature
75.2 - 86 °F
CUN
Precipitation
1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$193

From Houston to Cancún

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Houston to Cancún

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Cancún?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Cancún from Houston average $270. You can even find prices in August for less than $270, as users have found deals to Cancún from as low as $106. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cancún from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 48%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to Cancún?

Departing on a Saturday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 35% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Cancún?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Houston to Cancún from $231 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $265 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Cancún (HO1 - CUN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Houston to Cancún at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Houston to Cancún in October, November 2021

The best prices found for IAH to CUN flights for October, November
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$137pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$138pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$139pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Cancún 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from Houston found for this year
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$137pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$138pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$139pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Cancún from Houston

Save time with Houston to Cancún direct flight deals
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$137pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$138pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$139pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Cancún

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancún from Houston, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 27 Oct
$137pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$138pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
25 Oct - 29 Oct
$140pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Cancun from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Cancún
2:00 am - 11:14 am
Delta
1 Stop
9h 14m
IAH - CUN
Delta
$92
Delta
4:45 pm - 8:25 pm
VivaAerobus
1 Stop
26h 40m
IAH - CUN
VivaAerobus
$99
SmartFares
2:34 pm - 10:30 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
19h 56m
IAH - CUN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Cancún

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cancún from Houston?

Most people fly into Cancún (CUN) if they book a flight to Cancún from Houston. On average, Cancun has 3 inbound flights from Houston per day from 12 airlines. Cancún is conveniently located just 8.9 mi from Cancún’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Houston to Cancún have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Interjet are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Cancún for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Cancún for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Cancún for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Cancún under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Cancún is less than $148.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Cancún for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Cancún within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Houston to Cancún flight route?

The Houston to Cancún flight path was viewed by 376 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Houston to Cancún round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $137, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston to Cancún.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 49% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to Cancún one-way?

$63 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on VivaAerobus and American Airlines, with prices starting from $82 and $87, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to Cancún?

When booking a flight from Houston to Cancún, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Cancún?

While on average a flight from Houston to Cancún is generally $845, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $95. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Cancún), you can expect to pay $141 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston to Cancún?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Houston to Cancún are Spirit Airlines (97%), United Airlines (86%) and Air New Zealand (85%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cancún, Mexico

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cancún from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Houston to Cancún

Most visitors from Houston can enter Cancún without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cancún.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Cancún.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from Cancún?

Returning to Houston from Cancún

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cancún must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cancún are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Alternative routes for Houston to Cancún

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cancún

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Cancún.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.34
Flight duration from Houston to CUN
2h 21m
Average temperature for October in Cancún
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 9 airlines flying from Houston to Cancún

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Cancún choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$103 $291 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$105 $311 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$107 $373 No cancel fee 69%
VivaAerobus
$114 $290 No cancel fee N/A
Aeromexico
$117 $270 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$145 $295 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$172 $298 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$204 $346 No cancel fee 68%
Air New Zealand
$220 $357 No cancel fee 78%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Cancún.
Morning 6 AM to noon 59% of IAH to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of IAH to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to CUN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of IAH to CUN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Cancún
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Cancún.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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