Flights from Houston to Cancun, Mexico

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Houston to Cancun Last modified: Oct 25, 2023 14:19 -04:00

We've scanned 107,069,592 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cancun. Spirit & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Cancun flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Sat 11/11
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Thu 11/9
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How Much is a Flight from Houston to Cancun?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to Cancun, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $177.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Houston to Cancun?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Houston to Cancun based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Houston to Cancun?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Houston to Cancun.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $187 $223
7-14 days $177 $190
14-21 days $177 $190
21-30 days $197 $207
30-60 days $177 $190
60-90 days $177 $190
90+ days $177 $190

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to Cancun

We've examined 214,139,184 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Houston to Cancun is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Houston to Cancun by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Houston to Cancun flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Houston Cancun Multiple Airlines 10/24/23 10/31/23 0 $187
November Houston Cancun Spirit 11/5/23 11/11/23 0 $177
December Houston Cancun Spirit 12/3/23 12/5/23 0 $177
January Houston Cancun Spirit 1/9/24 1/10/24 0 $177
February Houston Cancun Spirit 2/6/24 2/7/24 0 $177
March Houston Cancun Spirit 3/3/24 3/6/24 0 $210
April Houston Cancun United 4/17/24 4/24/24 0 $301
May Houston Cancun Spirit 5/1/24 5/6/24 0 $270

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Houston to Cancun

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Houston to Cancun. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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$257 $200
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$200 $177
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$177 $334
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$334 $177
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Houston to Cancun

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Houston to Cancun is $353.

The average price for direct flights from Houston to Cancun is $350.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Houston to Cancun.

Weekly Direct Flights from Houston to Cancun - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 02:25 11:27

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Houston to Cancun

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Houston to Cancun. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Houston to Cancun is $151.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Cancun is $320.

Houston to Cancun Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Houston to Cancun?
Answer: The average Houston to Cancun flight time is 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How far is Cancun from Houston?
Answer: The distance from Houston to Cancun is 811 miles (1,305 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to Cancun?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Houston to Cancun.
Question: What are the most popular Houston airlines for direct flights from Houston to Cancun?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Houston and Cancun.

Houston to Cancun Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Houston and Cancun. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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