There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Cancún by plane, bus or car

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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, Nuevo Laredo, Tasqueña, Hidalgo_1_3, Potrero_1_2, and Mexico City in around 35 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Cancun
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Cancun via Austin
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Cancun via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Avg. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Cancun
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Houston to Cancun via Monterrey
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, TX to San Antonio, TX
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, TX to Laredo, TX
Avg. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, TX to Harlingen, TX
Avg. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Mexico Sur
Avg. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $100
Full Fare
$90 - $130
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City to Cancun
Avg. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
1st Class
$117
2nd Class
$103
Bus from Matamoros to Villahermosa
Avg. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Bus from Villahermosa to Cancún Terminal ADO
Avg. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to México Central Norte
Avg. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$60 - $90
Ejecutivo
$104 - $109

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Houston to Cancún?

The distance between Houston and Cancún is 1281 km. The road distance is 2853 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Houston to Cancún?

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Cancún is to fly which costs $200 and takes 5 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Houston to Cancún?

The quickest way to get from Houston to Cancún is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $260.

Is there a direct bus between Houston and Cancún?

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Cancún. However, there are services departing from Houston, TX and arriving at Cancun via Pecan & St. Mary's, San Antonio and Mexico City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Houston to Cancún?

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