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

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The best prices from Houston to Cancun are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to CUN flight in 2021: compare Houston to Cancun flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancun.
IAH - CUN
Price
$192 - $398
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$192

From Houston to Cancun

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from Houston to Cancun

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to Cancun?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 28% on the overall cost on flights from Houston to Cancun.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 25 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Houston to Cancun within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $337.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Cancun?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cancun from Houston. Prices for July average $336 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $187. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Cancun (IAH - CUN)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 24% on flights from Houston to Cancun by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Cancun in June, July 2021

The best prices found for IAH to CUN flights for June, July
14 Jun - 17 Jun
$215pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Jun - 23 Jun
$223pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
22 Jul - 25 Jul
$226pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from Houston found for this year
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$170pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Sep - 22 Sep
$171pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$179pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
VivaAerobus
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Cancun from Houston

Save time with Houston to Cancun direct flight deals
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$183pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$185pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$186pp
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 Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from Houston, departing today and this week
15 Jun - 23 Jun
$223pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$227pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Jun - 16 Jun
$231pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Cancun from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Cancun
10:10 am - 12:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 27m
IAH - CUN
Spirit Airlines
$98
FlightNetwork
2:45 am - 1:58 am
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 13m
IAH - CUN
Frontier
$110
Kiwi.com
2:25 am - 6:46 pm
Aeromexico
1 Stop
16h 21m
IAH - CUN
Aeromexico

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cancun</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Cancun

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Cancun due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Houston and Cancun for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Cancún have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Interjet are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from Houston to Cancún?

If you book a flight from Houston to Cancún, you will be flying from George Bush Intcntl to Cancun. Flights to Cancún (CUN) from Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) take 2h 10m for a nonstop flight. There are 15 flights from George Bush Intcntl to Cancún per day from 11 airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Cancun for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $170, but on average you can expect to pay $188.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Cancun under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Cancun is less than $207.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Cancun for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Cancun within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Cancun?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

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

How many flights depart from Houston to Cancun on average per day?

Travelers can expect 6 flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Cancún on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Houston or Cancun?

Houston will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Cancun over the next 16 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Cancun is generally hotter than in Houston.

How long is the flight from Houston to Cancun?

A quick flight from Houston to Cancun can take about 2h 17m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $183. The distance between Houston and Cancun is about 817 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Houston to Cancun round-trip?

Flying on VivaAerobus is currently your cheapest option to Cancun, with prices starting at $179. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $183 round trip. VivaAerobus is priced at 34% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with VivaAerobus, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $65. Spirit Airlines flights start at $87 while deals on Aeromexico start at $102 one-way.

Alternative routes for Houston to Cancun

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

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Cancun.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.69
Flight duration
2h 19m
Average temperature for June in Cancun
73.4 °F

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 9 airlines flying from Houston to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Cancun 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
Aeromexico
$117 $264 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$103 $287 No cancel fee 65%
Volaris
$145 $292 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$105 $298 No cancel fee 71%
VivaAerobus
$151 $299 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$173 $309 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$204 $340 No cancel fee 68%
Air New Zealand
$220 $357 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$118 $384 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Cancun

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Cancun.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of IAH to CUN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of IAH to CUN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% 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 Cancun
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Cancun.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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