Cheap flights from Dallas to Houston (DFW - IAH)

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The best prices from Dallas to Houston are usually found in July or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to IAH flight in 2021: compare Dallas to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
A78 - IAH
Price
$116 - $247
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Dallas to Houston

One-way from

$67

One-way flight from Dallas to Houston

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 Dallas to Houston?

Users have found that flying from Dallas to Houston on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Dallas to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $118, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from Dallas. Users have commonly found prices around $134 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $68. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Dallas to Houston at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Dallas to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DFW to IAH flights for May, June
12 May - 19 May
$95pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 May - 25 May
$98pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
12 May - 19 May
$103pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Dallas found for this year
12 May - 19 May
$95pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 May - 25 May
$98pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
12 May - 19 May
$103pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Houston from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Houston direct flight deals
25 May - 26 May
$133pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$153pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
22 May - 22 May
$168pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Dallas, departing today and this week
12 May - 19 May
$95pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
12 May - 19 May
$103pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
12 May - 17 May
$117pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Houston from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Houston
2:30 pm - 3:40 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 10m
DFW - IAH
American Airlines
9:14 am - 7:54 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 40m
DFW - IAH
Frontier
$68
Kiwi.com
2:45 am - 5:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 56m
DFW - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$83
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas to Houston 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 Dallas and Houston 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 Dallas to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Boutique Air flying from Dallas to Houston George Bush Intcntl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Dallas to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to George Bush Intcntl from Dallas; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Dallas per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights to the Houston airport from Dallas. It is only a 15.9 mi journey from George Bush Intcntl (IAH) to Houston’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $119.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to Houston is less than $222.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Dallas to Houston?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

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

5 flight departures from Dallas to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

Is Dallas weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 97 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Houston is typically colder than in Dallas. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas to Houston in 1h 05m. Fly via United Airlines or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Dallas and Houston is about 217 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($103), and Spirit Airlines ($125) offers the cheapest pricing from Dallas to Houston. Users have found that Frontier is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$44 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $48 and $67, respectively.

Alternative routes for Dallas to Houston

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

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dallas to Houston.
Flight duration
1h 10m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Dallas to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas to Houston 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
Spirit Airlines
$108 $184 No cancel fee 65%
Boutique Air
$94 $218 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
$112 $273 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$104 $306 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of DFW to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of DFW to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of DFW to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of DFW to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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