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Houston IAHCancún CUN

Spirit Airlines

$190
Houston IAHCancún CUN

Spirit Airlines

$190

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Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Brooke Smith when they travel from Houston to Cancún. Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between Houston and Cancún is 1308 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, VivaAerobus, Spirit Airlines, Volaris, and Frontier Airlines. Houston and Cancún have 157 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Chichen Itza, and Tulum.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Houston, IAH can enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel through United States land border is allowed for vaccinated travelers
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Mexico in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Houston to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and Cancún takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Houston and Cancún?
The flight distance between Houston and Cancún is 1308 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between Houston and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Monterrey, Los Angeles, Guadalajara, Seattle, Orlando, London, Paris, Phoenix, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, León, Raleigh, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and Los Angeles, Tijuana, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Denver, San José, Guatemala City, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Charlotte, Monterrey, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Bogotá, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Dallas.
Which airports are there in Houston?
Houston is mainly served by George Bush Intercontinental. But there are other airports nearby, including William P. Hobby, Ellington, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Jack Brooks Regional, Victoria Regional, Easterwood, Lake Charles Regional, Beaumont Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
What buses and trains depart from Houston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Houston, including Greyhound, Valley Transit.
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