Flights from Houston to Cancun

Selected fares from Houston to Cancun

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU CUN Sun, May 24 - Sun, May 31 $224
HOU CUN Tue, Sep 1 - Tue, Sep 8 $412
HOU CUN Mon, Jun 15 - Wed, Jun 24 $503
HOU CUN Sat, May 30 - Sat, Jun 6 $503
HOU CUN Tue, May 26 - Fri, May 29 $510
HOU CUN Tue, May 26 - Fri, May 29 $510
HOU CUN Tue, Nov 3 - Thu, Nov 5 $688
HOU CUN Thu, Oct 29 - Sun, Nov 1 $818
HOU CUN Thu, Oct 29 - Sun, Nov 1 $950
HOU CUN Mon, Aug 10 - Fri, Aug 14 $3,278

Houston and Cancun airports and terminals

Airports in Houston TX, US

map of airports in Houston
  • 1

    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from IAH to CUN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A Spirit Airlines
    Terminal E United Airlines
  • 2

    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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Airports in Cancun , MX

map of airports in Cancun
  • 1

    Cancun Airport (CUN)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from HOU to CUN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Spirit Airlines, United Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $424
Earn $4.24
Return Sun, Jun 7 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $274
Earn $2.74
Return Tue, Jun 9 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $274
Earn $2.74
Return Tue, Jun 9 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 30 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $453
Earn $4.53
Return Sat, Aug 1 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Houston to Cancun

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Leave Tue, Jul 21 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $359
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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 21 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $384
Earn $3.84
Return Tue, Jul 28 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 27 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $324
Earn $3.24
Return Sun, Aug 30 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 19 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $324
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Return Wed, Aug 26 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 19 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $324
Earn $3.24
Return Wed, Aug 26 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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Flying from Houston to Cancun

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. Orbitz.com can assist you with finding the best deals available when you are planning your trip. Cancun International Airport is located at kilometer 22 of the Cancun-Cheturnal highway, approximately 25 minutes from downtown. Over 60 airlines fly into its three terminals, including American Airlines, AeroMexico, Iberia, Delta and United Airlines, so finding good deals on an air ticket should be possible.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses are the most popular form of transportation from the airport to your hotel or downtown. The fare is $4.00 per adult passenger, and the trip is approximately 35 minutes long. Shuttles and cars are available, but all ground transportation should be prearranged as taxis are not allowed at the airport. Orbitz.com will be able to assist you with your ground transportation needs.

Weather in Cancun

The best time to travel to Cancun is from November to February when temperatures are in the mid 80s and humidity is low. August to September is hurricane season, so traveling to Cancun should be avoided during those months.

Attractions and Activities in Cancun

No trip to Cancun would be complete without spending some time on one of Cancun's famous white sandy beaches. History buffs would enjoy a day trip to see the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Orbiz.com can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, Orbitz.com can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.

Interesting facts about flights from Houston to Cancun

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Houston to Cancun today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 14m.
    • United Airlines flight 1012 (9:01 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Cancun.
    • United Airlines flight 1020 (3:52 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Cancun.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1014, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 13m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1012, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 19m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to Cancun Airport (CUN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Houston to Cancun on Mon, May 4, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines UA1012 IAH 9:01 AM CUN 12:20 PM 739 3hr 19min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2941/AA1321 HOU 6:55 AM CUN 12:51 PM ER4/738 5hr 56min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2941/US1321 HOU 6:55 AM CUN 12:51 PM ER4/738 5hr 56min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5716/AA1321 HOU 8:10 AM CUN 12:51 PM CR9/738 4hr 41min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1483/AA1321 IAH 6:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM M80/738 6hr 31min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1483/US1321 IAH 6:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM M80/738 6hr 31min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA3519/AA1321 IAH 7:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM E70/738 5hr 31min
United Airlines/US Airways UA3519/US1321 IAH 7:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM E70/738 5hr 31min
US Airways/American Airlines US2941/AA1321 HOU 6:55 AM CUN 12:51 PM ER4/738 5hr 56min
US Airways/US Airways US2941/US1321 HOU 6:55 AM CUN 12:51 PM ER4/738 5hr 56min
US Airways/American Airlines US5716/AA1321 HOU 8:07 AM CUN 12:51 PM CR9/738 4hr 44min
US Airways/American Airlines US1483/AA1321 IAH 6:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM M80/738 6hr 31min
US Airways/US Airways US1483/US1321 IAH 6:20 AM CUN 12:51 PM M80/738 6hr 31min