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Houston to Cancun Flights

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Selected fares from Houston to Cancun

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU CUN Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $296
HOU CUN Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $303
HOU CUN Sat, Jan 31 - Sat, Feb 7 $428
HOU CUN Tue, Jan 6 - Tue, Jan 13 $440
HOU CUN Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 3 $442
HOU CUN Sat, Jan 31 - Sat, Feb 7 $442
HOU CUN Mon, Dec 29 - Tue, Dec 30 $445
HOU CUN Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 3 $532
HOU CUN Mon, Jun 1 - Sat, Jun 6 $662
HOU CUN Thu, Jan 15 - Sun, Jan 18 $872
HOU CUN Mon, Feb 2 - Mon, Feb 9 $1,042
HOU CUN Thu, Feb 26 - Thu, Mar 5 $1,094

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 D AeroMexico
    Terminal E Air China, All Nippon Airways, 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 2 AeroMexico
    Terminal 3 Air China, All Nippon Airways, United Airlines
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$303
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$303
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$303
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$303
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $364
Earn $3.64
Return Mon, Jan 12 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Tue, Jan 20 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in January from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Tue, Jan 20 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 26 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $317
Earn $3.17
Return Sun, Mar 1 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 23 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Mon, Mar 2 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in February from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 23 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Mon, Mar 2 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 6 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $310
Earn $3.10
Return Mon, Mar 9 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Wed, Mar 18 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico

Best one-week trip in March from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) AeroMexico $303
Earn $3.03
Return Wed, Mar 18 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) AeroMexico
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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 16m.
    • United Airlines flight 1012 (3:00 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Cancun.
    • United Airlines flight 1020 (9:54 AM 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 16m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1012, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 20m.
    • 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 Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3014/AA1501 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 11:40 AM ER4/757 5hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3014/US1501 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 11:40 AM ER4/757 5hr 40min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1285/AA1501 IAH 6:40 AM CUN 11:40 AM M80/757 5hr 0min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1285/US1501 IAH 6:40 AM CUN 11:40 AM M80/757 5hr 0min
US Airways/American Airlines US6537/AA1501 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 11:40 AM ER4/757 5hr 40min
US Airways/US Airways US6537/US1501 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 11:40 AM ER4/757 5hr 40min
US Airways/American Airlines US1285/AA1501 IAH 6:40 AM CUN 11:40 AM M80/757 5hr 0min
US Airways/US Airways US1285/US1501 IAH 6:40 AM CUN 11:40 AM M80/757 5hr 0min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3014/AA1601 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 1:35 PM ER4/757 7hr 35min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3014/US1601 HOU 6:00 AM CUN 1:35 PM ER4/757 7hr 35min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2795/US1601 HOU 8:55 AM CUN 1:35 PM ER4/757 4hr 40min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2795/AA1601 HOU 8:55 AM CUN 1:35 PM ER4/757 4hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1285/US1601 IAH 6:40 AM CUN 1:35 PM M80/757 6hr 55min