Cheap flights from El Paso to Houston (ELP - HOU)

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The best prices from El Paso to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
El Paso (ELP) to Houston (HOU)

All the information you need to plan the best ELP to HOU flight in 2021: compare El Paso to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
ELP - HO1
Price
$172 - $360
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$172

From El Paso to Houston

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from El Paso 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 month to fly from El Paso to Houston?

Flights from El Paso to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from El Paso to Houston in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $151.

When is the cheapest time to fly from El Paso to Houston (ELP - HO1)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from El Paso to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from El Paso to Houston, book at least 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $335 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $356.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from El Paso to Houston?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 5% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from El Paso to Houston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ELP to HOU flights for October, November
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$173pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
23 Nov - 26 Nov
$177pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

El Paso to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from El Paso found for this year
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
ELP
El Paso
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$173pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ELP
El Paso
1 Dec - 3 Dec
$177pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Non-stop flights to Houston from El Paso

Save time with El Paso to Houston direct flight deals
1 Dec - 3 Dec
$177pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
12 Nov - 13 Nov
$187pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$192pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

Last minute flights from El Paso to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from El Paso, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$256pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$265pp
ELP
El Paso
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$271pp
ELP
El Paso
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ELP
El Paso

One-way flights to Houston from El Paso

The cheapest one-way flights from El Paso to Houston
1:30 am - 6:32 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
4h 02m
ELP - IAH
Major Airline
$98
StudentUniverse
3:00 am - 6:02 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 02m
ELP - IAH
United Airlines
$168
United
11:27 am - 4:35 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 08m
ELP - IAH
Frontier
$171
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From El Paso to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from El Paso to Houston?

For a flight from El Paso to Houston, you will be flying from El Paso. El Paso (ELP) is just 7.2 mi from the center of the city. El Paso is the only El Paso airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Houston per day. 4 airlines have flights to Houston from El Paso on a regular basis.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from El Paso to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $196.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from El Paso to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from El Paso to Houston is less than $250.

Are there last-minute flights available from El Paso to Houston for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from El Paso to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from El Paso to Houston?

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

How popular is this El Paso to Houston flight route?

This flight path from El Paso to Houston was viewed by 40 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from El Paso to Houston on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from El Paso to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from El Paso to Houston in 1h 59m. Fly via Frontier, United Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. El Paso and Houston are separated by a distance of 680 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 El Paso to Houston round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($148), United Airlines ($177), and American Airlines ($195) offers the cheapest pricing from El Paso to Houston. You may be able to fly from El Paso to Houston for 51% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $90 and $98 on Frontier and Major Airline, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from El Paso to Houston?

While on average a flight from El Paso to Houston is generally $400, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $116. When looking at the most popular route, (El Paso - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $173 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from El Paso to Houston, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Frontier or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What airports serve El Paso to Houston flights?

When you fly from El Paso to Houston, you’ll arrive at El Paso International Airport, get on your plane and fly to either George Bush Intercontinental Airport or William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. Generally, you’ll find there are far more options for flying to George Bush and they’re on average cheaper flights, but you’ll have options at both airports that largely serve this city. Of the two, George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the larger. It is 23 miles away from the downtown area of Houston. There are five runways at this location. The physical footprint of the airport is 10,000 acres of covered land. This airport serves more than 40 million passengers in a year. William P. Hobby Airport is closer to downtown Houston, only seven miles away. It’s older than George Bush Airport. This airport is a connection spot for Southwest Airlines. There are four runways here and a land area of 1,304 acres.

Which airlines fly directly from El Paso to Houston?

United flies non-stop from El Paso to the George Bush airport in Houston. Your flight time will be right around two hours. Your other option is to fly Southwest from El Paso to Hobby Airport. They offer direct flights also.

What are the stopover options between El Paso to Houston?

Stopovers on Southwest going to Hobby include Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin. There are a couple of flights that have two stopovers included. Then your two-hour direct flight turns into a five and a half hour flight. Flights going into George Bush Airport with a stop include American Airlines landing in Dallas at DFW. There are a lot of options for these and most of the stopover times are around an hour. United will take you to Denver before landing in Houston. Those are only an hour too. Your travel time will be a little over five hours. Delta has stops in Atlanta.

Do I need a passport or a visa to fly from El Paso to Houston?

No you do not need a passport or visa for this route. You’ll be flying domestically only. You’ll only be required to show a valid form of identification to make this trip.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from El Paso?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to El Paso from Houston?

Returning to El Paso 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 El Paso.

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

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Alternative routes for El Paso 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 El Paso to Houston.
Flight duration from ELP to Houston
2h 03m
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing El Paso

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Top 3 airlines flying from El Paso to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from El Paso 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
Frontier
$98 $241 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$165 $392 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$176 $398 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from El Paso to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from El Paso towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of ELP to HOU departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 33% of ELP to HOU departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of ELP to HOU departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ELP to HOU departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from El Paso to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from El Paso to Houston.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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