Cheap flights from Dallas to Houston (DFW - IAH)

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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 - HO1
Price
$128 - $281
HO1
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$128

From Dallas to Houston

One-way from

$58

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 38% on flights from Dallas to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 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 $245. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $321.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Houston from Dallas. Prices for August average $225 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Dallas to Houston as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Dallas to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for DFW to IAH flights for September, October
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$77pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
29 Sep - 22 Oct
$87pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$88pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Dallas found for this year
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$67pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$75pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$77pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Houston from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Houston direct flight deals
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$112pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
HOU
Houston Hobby
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Nov - 4 Nov
$112pp
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
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$117pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
HOU
Houston Hobby
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
28 Sep - 13 Oct
$92pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
24 Sep - 21 Oct
$98pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
25 Sep - 27 Sep
$103pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Houston from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Houston
1:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 00m
DFW - IAH
Frontier
$58
Kiwi.com
4:55 pm - 6:09 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 14m
DFW - HOU
American Airlines
3:50 pm - 6:08 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
14h 18m
DFW - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$69
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Houston

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Dallas to Houston that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Boutique Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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 $157.

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?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

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

On average 5 flights depart from Dallas to Houston per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas to Houston in 1h 19m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 225 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($67), and American Airlines ($112) offers the cheapest pricing from Dallas to Houston. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 70% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $30. Frontier flights start at $58 while deals on United Airlines start at $59 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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.

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

Returning to Dallas from Houston

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.

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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 from Dallas to Houston
1h 16m
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 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 $203 No cancel fee 65%
Boutique Air
$94 $205 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.

United Airlines
$104 $299 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$112 $328 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,678 $4,585 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 Dallas to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of DFW to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of DFW to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of DFW to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of DFW to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas to Houston.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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