Cheap flights from Houston to Dallas (IAH - DFW)

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The best prices from Houston to Dallas are usually found in July or August, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Dallas (DFW)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to DFW flight in 2021: compare Houston to Dallas flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas.
IAH - A78
Price
$148 - $243
A78
Temperature
59 - 96.8 °F
A78
Rainfall
1.9 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$148

From Houston to Dallas

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from Houston to Dallas

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to Dallas?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 48%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Dallas?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Houston to Dallas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $105. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $150.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Dallas?

August can be a great time to fly to Dallas from Houston with a flight ticket averaging about $106. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $34. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Dallas (IAH - A78)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to Dallas at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Houston to Dallas in May, June 2021

The best prices found for IAH to DFW flights for May, June
19 May - 26 May
$125pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
20 May - 24 May
$127pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 May - 26 May
$129pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Dallas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from Houston found for this year
19 May - 26 May
$125pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
20 May - 24 May
$127pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Oct - 4 Oct
$128pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Dallas from Houston

Save time with Houston to Dallas direct flight deals
4 Oct - 4 Oct
$128pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$133pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$173pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Dallas

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas from Houston, departing today and this week
19 May - 26 May
$125pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
20 May - 24 May
$127pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 May - 26 May
$129pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Dallas from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Dallas
10:00 am - 7:52 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 52m
IAH - DFW
Frontier
$83
Kiwi.com
12:10 pm - 1:32 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 22m
IAH - DFW
American Airlines
6:35 pm - 1:31 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
6h 56m
IAH - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$110
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Dallas

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Dallas due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Houston and Dallas for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Dallas have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Dallas have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Boutique Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Houston to Dallas?

Located just 15.9 mi from the city center, Houston George Bush Intcntl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Dallas from Houston. Booking flights from George Bush Intcntl (IAH) to Dallas should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Dallas from 7 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Houston to Dallas for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Dallas for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Dallas for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Houston to Dallas under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Dallas is less than $247.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Dallas for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Dallas?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Houston to Dallas on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Dallas on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Dallas?

With an average temperature of 97 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Dallas are hotter than in Houston.

How long is the flight from Houston to Dallas?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines fly from Houston to Dallas in about 1h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 26m. The distance between Houston and Dallas is about 225 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Houston to Dallas round-trip?

Currently priced at $125, Frontier will fly you from Houston to Dallas and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $127 and $128, respectively. These flights start at 44% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to Dallas one-way?

$48 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $55 and $104, respectively.

Alternative routes for Houston to Dallas

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Dallas

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Dallas.
Flight duration
1h 14m
Average temperature for May in Dallas
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Dallas
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 4 airlines flying from Houston to Dallas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Dallas choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Boutique Air
$94 $201 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Boutique Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$114 $295 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$109 $312 No cancel fee 69%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,307 $4,748 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Dallas

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Dallas.
Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of IAH to DFW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of IAH to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of IAH to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of IAH to DFW departures
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