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

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

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Cancún (CUN) is 1796 miles / 2890 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 5 minutes.

Houston – Cancún

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811
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1305
Kilometers
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705
Nautical miles

How far is Cancún from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Cancún International Airport is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Houston and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Houston time to Cancún time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Cancún generates about 136 kg of CO2 per passenger, 136 kilograms is equal to 300 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Cancún

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Houston (IAH) to Cancún (CUN)

Air China
United Airlines