The cheapest times to fly from HOU to CUE are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 27th to March 18th (except the weeks of October 1st, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 HOU to CUE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3540 for Wednesday flights during early July, or as low as $882 for Saturday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Cuenca

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Cuenca (CUE) will usually cost between $951 to $3412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $967. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $3055. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2088 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1341 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to CUE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HOU to CUE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HOU to CUE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to CUE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $411 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1621. Return trip prices are from the CUE to HOU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HOU to CUE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from HOU to CUE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) in Guayaquil

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from CUE
  • Usually 39.63% less expensive than CUE
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to GYE flights


Flight Hacking HOU to CUE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HOU to CUE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Quito (HOU > UIO > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $740
  • Average savings: $601 (44.8%)

See HOU to UIO flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (HOU > FLL > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $443 (33%)

See HOU to FLL flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (HOU > ORD > CUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $413 (30.8%)

See HOU to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HOU to CUE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cuenca Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2491 miles or 4009 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HOU to CUE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to CUE flight is about 5 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Cuenca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from HOU to CUE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HOU
Origination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

Destination code CUE
Destination airport name Cuenca Airport
City Cuenca
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.9
Longitude -79


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