The cheapest times to fly from HOU to CUN are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- August 13th to December 16th (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 HOU to CUN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1183 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $296 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Cancún
Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $301 to $651 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $297. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $777. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $480 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $419 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to CUN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HOU to CUN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the HOU 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $131 (25%) 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 $386. Return trip prices are from the CUN to HOU 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 HOU 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 24 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking HOU to CUN
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 CUN — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $413
- Average savings: $6 (1.43%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from HOU to CUN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to William P Hobby Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 792 miles or 1275 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from HOU to CUN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to CUN flight is about 2 hour 24 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 76 available flights from HOU to CUN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||William P Hobby Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cancun International Airport|
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