Cheap flights from Houston to Dallas (IAH - DFW)

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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.
HO1 - A78
Price
$166 - $353
A78
Temperature
46.4 - 86 °F
A78
Precipitation
1.9 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Houston to Dallas

One-way from

$60

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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Dallas (HO1 - A78)?

When flying from Houston to Dallas, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

To save up to 49% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Houston to Dallas from $261 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $350 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Dallas from Houston. Prices for June average $245 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $128. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a June flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in June

Cheap flights from Houston to Dallas in October, November 2021

The best prices found for IAH to DFW flights for October, November
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$76pp
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
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$77pp
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
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$78pp
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

Houston to Dallas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from Houston found for this year
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$76pp
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
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$77pp
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
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$78pp
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

Non-stop flights to Dallas from Houston

Save time with Houston to Dallas direct flight deals
26 Jan - 26 Jan
$72pp
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
26 Jan - 26 Jan
$77pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$77pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
United 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
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$86pp
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
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$92pp
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 Oct - 10 Nov
$93pp
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

One-way flights to Dallas from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Dallas
6:59 pm - 7:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 56m
IAH - DFW
Multiple Airlines
$60
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 2:12 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 12m
HOU - DFW
American Airlines
6:00 am - 10:56 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
28h 56m
IAH - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$70
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">Dallas</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Dallas

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Boutique Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Dallas for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Dallas for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $87.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Dallas for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Dallas under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Dallas is less than $109.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Dallas for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Dallas?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

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

5 flight departures from Houston to Dallas per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Houston to Dallas?

There are many flights that can get you from Houston to Dallas in 1h 19m. Fly via American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 225 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to Dallas round-trip from $72. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $76, and United Airlines, from $87. Users have found that American Airlines is 70% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Houston to Dallas are Spirit Airlines ($31), American Airlines ($39), and United Airlines ($69).

What are the most popular routes from Houston to Dallas?

The most popular flight routes from Houston to Dallas are Houston Hobby - Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston George Bush Intcntl - Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston George Bush Intcntl - Dallas Love Field.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston to Dallas?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Houston to Dallas are British Airways (84%), American Airlines (80%) and Japan Airlines (80%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to Dallas?

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to Dallas are Bus, Boutique Air and Major Airline. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Dallas?

While on average a flight from Houston to Dallas is generally $226, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $40. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Dallas/Fort Worth), you can expect to pay $76 for that flight.

What airports serve Houston to Dallas flights?

You’ll fly from either George Bush Intercontinental Airport or William P. Hobby Airport in Houston into either Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport or Dallas Love Field for this trip. The flight can be quite short and there are many options offered. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, or DFW, is located right in between Dallas and Fort Worth. This is American Airlines’ largest hub. It’s the fourth busiest airport in the world. The airport is the second largest one in the US by land coverage. It has its own postal code due to its size. Dallas Love Field is your other option for destination airports. This airport is only six miles from downtown Dallas. The offices of Southwest Airlines are located at this airport. It was once the main airport in the Dallas area but now that title belongs to DFW.

Which airlines fly directly from Houston to Dallas?

You can find direct flights with American Airlines, United, and Southwest between Houston and Dallas. United only flies direct between George Bush and DFW. American goes from both airports in Houston into DFW. Southwest flies direct from Hobby in Houston to Love Field in Dallas. The flights are about an hour and 20 minutes.

What are the stopover options between Houston to Dallas?

You’ll have options for stopovers that include Victoria on Boutique Air or Atlanta on Spirit Airlines and Delta. Delta offers a lot of one-stop flights between these two cities in Texas. Stopover times range from a half-hour up to over eight hours sometimes. Southwest offers just non-stop flights for this short route. You’ll find there are a lot of options available for these also.

Do I need a passport to fly from Houston to Dallas?

You do not need a visa or passport for this trip in Texas. It’s a domestic flight that requires only a valid photo ID.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dallas, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dallas from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Dallas within the United States

Most visitors from Houston need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dallas.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dallas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Dallas.

Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from Dallas?

Returning to Houston from Dallas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dallas are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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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 from Houston to Dallas
1h 14m
Average temperature for October in Dallas
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Dallas
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing 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
United Airlines
$91 $292 No cancel fee 69%
Boutique Air
$94 $195 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 $312 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,307 $5,129 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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of IAH to DFW departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of IAH to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of IAH to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of IAH to DFW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Dallas
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Dallas.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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