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Search Cheap Flights from Houston to Cancun

Cancun is a city in the state of Quintana Roo on the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Located on the Caribbean Sea, it doubles up as the seat of the municipality of Benito Juárez and one of Mexico's most loved tourist destinations. Cancun was a booming center of Mayan Civilization and those interested in knowing more about this legendary civilization can go to popular sites like El Rey and El Meco located in or near the city. Those wishing to enjoy a rollicking holiday season will find that the city is home to many sandy beaches, coral waters and near perfect weather- all this is topped with the sheer number of resorts and luxury hotels here.

Things to do in Cancun


Cancun’s is a city where tourists enjoy a direct access to resorts and beaches. The tourists have a gala time here while enjoying the sunny ambiance here while enjoying the typical spicy Mexican seafood along a stunning backdrop of crystal clear waters.

El Rey

Located near Cancun and at a few minutes ride from the city, visitors can take a trip to El Rey to see the ruins of the buildings and royal palaces built by the Mayan Civilization. These ruins comprise nearly 50-odd-buildings and tombs, the oldest of them dates to 900 AD.

Museo Maya de Cancun (Maya Museum)

The Maya Museum is a direct derivative of the region's rich Mayan history. It features about 350 artefacts, all arranged in 3 theme-based halls. Some star attractions here are the skulls found in Tulum (that date back 14000 years) and the remains of the ‘Woman of the Palms’ that is believed to be 10000 years old.

Best Time to Visit Cancun

Late winter and spring seasons (the months from November to March) are the best to book your flights from Houston to Cancun. It is the season when you can have a great time at the city’s beaches and enjoy its attractions. Book your flights from HOU to CUN during these two seasons to enjoy its Christmas and New Year celebrations, followed by the usual spring break madness. It is advised to book Cancun flights in advance to avoid paying more during peak season.

Houston to Cancun Flight Route Facts

  • When does the earliest flight depart HOU?

    7:00AM - 8:00AM

  • When does the last flight depart CUN?

    12:00AM - 1:00AM

  • Which is the busiest month to travel from Houston to Cancun?


  • Which is the least-busy month to travel from HOU to CUN?


  • What is the travel distance between Houston and Cancun?

    813 Miles

  • What are the top airlines offering flights from HOU to CUN?

    United Airlines, Spirit Airlines

  • How many weekly flights operate between HOU and CUN?

    There are 71 weekly flights between HOU and CUN.

  • How many daily flights fly between Houston and Cancun?

    There are 9 daily flights between HOU and CUN

  • Which is the busiest day in terms of passengers flying from HOU to CUN?


  • What percentage of Houston to Cancun travelers booked First or Business Class?

    2% of Cancun travelers booked First or Business Class.

  • What percentage of Houston to Cancun travelers traveled with their kids under 14?

    9% traveled with their kids under 14.

  • What percentage of Houston to Cancun travelers were millennials?

    33% of Cancun travelers were millenials.

  • What percentage of Houston to Cancun travelers were female?

    51% of Cancun travelers were female.

  • What percentage of Houston to Cancun travelers were over the age of 60?

    12% of Cancun travelers were over the age of 60.

  • What was the average flight duration of flights from Houston to Cancun?

    02.10 Hours

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