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Fares from $66 One Way, $146 Round Trip from Houston to Cancun

Prices starting at $146 for return flights and $66 for one-way flights to Cancun were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Houston to Cancun - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Cancun?

Get ready to book, because there are two airlines that operate direct flights from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Lock in an awesome deal with United Airlines or Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Houston to Cancun?

If the weather is good and everything goes to plan, you could be disembarking at Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.) from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) in just 2 hours and 8 minutes. With such a fast flight time, consider taking just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from Houston to Cancun most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) offers 108 flights each month between Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Cancun, Quintana Roo Airport (CUN-Cancun Intl.). Your next great adventure is only a few clicks away. Spirit Airlines (NK) also operates services from Houston to Cancun. It's another reputable choice and offers 14 flights each month.

Route Information for Flights from Houston to Cancun

Origin Airport IATA CodeHOU
Destination Airport IATA CodeCUN
Distance812 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival5:45PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:08AM UTC

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.