Cheap flights from Houston to Cancún (CUN)

IAH — CUN
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Houston to Cancun are usually found in February or August, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best HO1 to CUN flight in 2023: compare Houston to Cancún flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cancún.

IAH - CUN

Price

$192 - $396

CUN

Temperature

75.2 - 86 °F

CUN

Rainfall

1.1 - 11.1 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop
Round-trip from$192From Houston to Cancun
One-way from$91One-way flight from Houston to Cancun

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 on the cost of your flight from Houston to Cancún, book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $289 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $317.

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

Flights from Houston to Cancún lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to Cancún in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $149.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to Cancún at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 32% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Houston to Cancún in February, March 2023

The best prices found for Houston to CUN flights for February, March
Feb 5 - Feb 10
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$171

Spirit Airlines

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Feb 13 - Feb 17
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$174

Spirit Airlines

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Feb 12 - Feb 16
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$175

Spirit Airlines

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Houston to Cancún 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancún from Houston found for this year
May 1 - May 4
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$140

Frontier

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May 1 - May 2
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$142

Frontier

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May 1 - May 5
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$147

Frontier

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Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Houston to Cancún

Feb 12 - Feb 16
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$171

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Feb 13 - Feb 17
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$174

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Feb 12 - Feb 16
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$175

Spirit Airlines

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Cheap American Airlines flights from Houston to Cancún

Feb 14 - Feb 22
HOU

Houston Hobby

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

5h 01m
CUN

Cancun

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

15h 18m
$253

American Airlines

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Feb 14 - Feb 22
HOU

Houston Hobby

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

5h 01m
CUN

Cancun

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

15h 18m
$254

American Airlines

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Feb 12 - Feb 18
HOU

Houston Hobby

CUN

Cancun

1 stop

14h 55m
CUN

Cancun

HOU

Houston Hobby

2 stops

17h 11m
$357

American Airlines

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Non-stop flights to Cancún from Houston

Save time with Houston to Cancún direct flight deals
May 1 - May 4
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$140

Frontier

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May 1 - May 2
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$142

Frontier

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May 1 - May 5
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 27m
$147

Frontier

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Last minute flights from Houston to Cancún

Late deals on return flights to Cancún from Houston, departing today and this week
Feb 12 - Feb 16
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$171

Spirit Airlines

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Feb 8 - Feb 14
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$174

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Feb 12 - Feb 16
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
CUN

Cancun

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

2h 36m
$175

Spirit Airlines

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One-way flights to Cancún from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Cancún
Mar 26
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
$75

Spirit Airlines

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Mar 26
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 15m
$77

Spirit Airlines

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May 3
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

CUN

Cancun

Nonstop

2h 17m
$78

Frontier

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Cancún

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

ANA
8.3
Very good
29 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Delta
7.9
Good
2,034 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,184 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Boarding

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Crew

9.4

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to Cancún flights.

What are the best ways to get to the airports in Houston and Cancun?

The airport that travelers use in the Houston area on flights to Cancun from Houston is George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Getting to this airport from downtown Houston is actually rather easy when you travel on bus number 102 operated by Metropolitan Transit Harris County. This bus can make the trip from downtown Houston to the airport in around 50 minutes. In the city of Cancun, travelers will fly into Cancun Airport (CUN). If you cannot wait to get your vacation in Cancun started, a great way to get from the airport to the center of Cancun is aboard a bus operated by ADO, which makes the trip to the center of the city and the Cancun Bus Station in about 35 minutes.

Which airlines fly directly from Houston to Cancun?

Because Cancun is such a popular vacation destination for visitors from the Houston area and because Houston is such a large city, it is really no surprise that there are quite a few direct flights offered between these two cities. These direct flights are offered by both United Airlines and Spirit Airlines. While Spirit Airlines only offers one daily nonstop flight, United Airlines offers several nonstop flights throughout the day, every day.

What are the stopover options between Houston and Cancun?

For the most part, the direct flights that you can find between Houston and Cancun are not only the quickest but also the most cost-effective. However, there are some one-stop options available for a comparable price. For example, Spirit Airlines offers a one-stop flight with a layover at either Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) that costs less than their nonstop option, though it will add about three hours of travel time. Some other one-stop options include a flight aboard Delta Airlines with a layover at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) and a Viva Aerobus flight that includes a layover at Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport (MEX). Both of these flights add about four hours to your travel time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Houston to Cancun?

Citizens of the United States who want to travel from Houston to Cancun in the country of Mexico will need a valid passport to board their flights. Your passport needs to have at least one blank page for an entry stamp into the country as well as a blank page for an exit stamp. You will only need a visa to travel to Mexico if you are traveling as a tourist and you plan on staying in Mexico for more than 180 days. For visits shorter than that, a passport will suffice for flights from Houston to Cancun.

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

Most people fly into Cancun (CUN) if they book a flight to Cancún from Houston. On average, Cancun has 2 inbound flights from Houston per day from 17 airlines. Cancun is conveniently located just 8.9 mi from Cancún’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston to Cancun have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier 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.

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 Frontier for just $140, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

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 $168.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Cancún?

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

How popular is this Houston to Cancún flight route?

The Houston to Cancun 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.

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

Travelers can expect 3 flights from Houston to Cancún on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Houston to Cancún?

For as low as $140, Frontier can have you in Cancún from Houston in 2h 15m. Airlines will cover a distance of 817 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Frontier, at $140, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston to Cancún. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Frontier is currently priced 52% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$75 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 Frontier and Air New Zealand, with prices starting from $78 and $91, 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, Undisclosed Carrier or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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 (86%), Air New Zealand (78%) and Lufthansa (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Cancún?

While on average a flight from Houston to Cancún is generally $966, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $86. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Cancun), you can expect to pay $164 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Houston to Cancún

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Top 10 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$15Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$91Average$296FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$102Average$218FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$131Average$278FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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AeromexicoCheapest$133Average$269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$159Average$380FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$178Average$371FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$179Average$375FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$197Average$296FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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InterjetCheapest$204Average$346FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Houston to Cancún

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston to Cancún
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
79%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Houston to Cancún

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Cancún
Sunday2daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday1daily flight
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