The cheapest times to fly from IAH to CUN are
- January 1st to February 25th
- May 14th to June 24th
- September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IAH to CUN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $723 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Cancún
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $268 to $459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $572. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $301 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $317 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to CUN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to CUN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to CUN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Cancún, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $40 (11%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $316. Return trip prices are from the CUN to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to CUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to CUN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, Virgin Australia, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 812 miles or 1307 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to CUN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to CUN flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Cancun?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from IAH to CUN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cancun International Airport|
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