The cheapest times to fly from IAH to MEX are
- January 8th to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
- May 14th to June 24th
- September 3rd to November 18th
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 MEX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $569 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $225 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Mexico City
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Mexico City (MEX) will usually cost between $249 to $491 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $302 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to MEX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to MEX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to MEX 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 $0.23, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mexico City, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $21 (7%) 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 $293. Return trip prices are from the MEX 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 MEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 22 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from IAH to MEX while comparing.
- 33 miles (53 km) away from MEX
- Usually 5.19% less expensive than MEX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to MEX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, InterJet, JetBlue, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 765 miles or 1231 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to MEX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to MEX flight is about 2 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Mexico City?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from IAH to MEX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport|
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