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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, Jul 15 - Wed, Jul 23 $318
HOU CUN Fri, Jan 9 - Sun, Jan 11 $324
HOU CUN Fri, Jul 25 - Wed, Jul 30 $439
HOU CUN Mon, Aug 4 - Wed, Aug 6 $458
HOU CUN Tue, Sep 2 - Wed, Sep 3 $462
HOU CUN Thu, Aug 28 - Thu, Sep 4 $505
HOU CUN Mon, Oct 20 - Fri, Oct 24 $625
HOU CUN Tue, Jan 6 - Fri, Jan 16 $909
HOU CUN Tue, Jan 13 - Mon, Jan 19 $1,198
HOU CUN Wed, Jul 30 - Tue, Aug 5 $1,202

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, 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, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Houston to Cancun

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Comfort Inn Cancun Aeropuerto

3 stars
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Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport

3 stars
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Boulevard Luis Donaldo Colosio Km 12.5 Map

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Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

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Carretera Cancun-Chetumal KM 340 Map

FREE WiFi plus 30% off per night

...The hotel is five miles from the airport and overlooks the Caribbean Sea.... More

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Sun Palace Couples Only - All Inclusive

4 stars
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Blvd. Kukulkan KM 20 Map

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Luxe romantic beachfront resort with in-room hot tubsThe Sun Palace in Cancun, Mexico, is a beach-front hotel designed exclusively for couples. The hotel has an indoor pool and three outdoor... More

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The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun

4 stars
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GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 225 reviews

Blvd. Kukulkan Lote 64 Bis Seccion A 2a. Map

FREE Sunset Cruise Tour

Elegant, family-friendly resort close to marina With its Mediterranean style and beautifully crafted interior, the GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive exudes charm and a welcoming... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 15 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $431
Earn $4.31
Return Mon, Aug 18 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 26 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $340
Earn $3.40
Return Wed, Aug 27 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 31 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $373
Earn $3.73
Return Sun, Sep 7 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 25 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $363
Earn $3.63
Return Mon, Sep 29 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 2 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $328
Earn $3.28
Return Wed, Sep 3 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 18 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $343
Earn $3.43
Return Thu, Sep 25 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 24 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $383
Earn $3.83
Return Mon, Oct 27 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Oct 20 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $343
Earn $3.43
Return Thu, Oct 23 Cancun (CUN) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Houston to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 25 Houston (IAH) Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines $343
Earn $3.43
Return Sat, Nov 1 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

    • 7 direct flights are operating from Houston to Cancun today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 14m.
    • United Airlines flight 1012 (4:04 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Cancun.
    • Air China flight 7385 (2:04 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Cancun.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Cancun (Air China flight 7385, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 2h 11m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Cancun (United Airlines flight 1012, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 2h 16m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to Cancun Airport (CUN) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Houston and Cancun

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737 Passenger AeroMexico
Boeing 757-300 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, Air China
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines, Air China