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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Cancún to Houston (Cancún International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 811 miles / 1305 kilometers / 705 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to Houston (IAH) is 1791 miles / 2882 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cancún to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Cancún?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cancún and Houston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 811.105 miles
  • 1305.347 kilometers
  • 704.831 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 812.255 miles
  • 1307.197 kilometers
  • 705.830 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

B Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cancún and Houston.

Time Difference

Cancún

 EST

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cancún (CUN) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
811
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
811

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