There are 5 ways to get from Houston to Cancún by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Cancun (CUN) HOU - CUN

$144 - $622

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Fly from Houston  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Cancun (CUN) IAH - CUN

$114 - $324

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
  3. Take the bus from Mexico City to Cancun

$144 - $277

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
  2. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Reynosa
  3. Take the bus from Reynosa to Villahermosa
  4. Take the bus from Villahermosa to Cancún Terminal ADO

$173 - $327

Drive  •  36 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Cancún 1783 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Cancún is to fly which costs $110 - $330 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Cancún is to fly which costs $140 - $650 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Cancun via San Antonio and Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Houston and Cancún is 801 miles. The road distance is 1783 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Cancún without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $140 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Houston to Cancún, including transfers.

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Houston to Cancún bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Cancún is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $280 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Cancun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Houston to Cancún bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Cancun station.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Cancún.
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  • Distance: 800.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Cancún, Mexico?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Houston to Cancún 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Cancún via San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, México Central Norte, and Mexico City in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Cancun
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Nuevo Laredo, Mx
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$102 - $107
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$70 - $100
Economy
$65 - $95
Bus from Reynosa to Villahermosa
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$65 - $90
Economy
$55 - $85
Bus from Villahermosa to Cancún Terminal ADO
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$40 - $65
Economy
$35 - $55
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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