Cheap flights from Miami to Houston (MIA - IAH)

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The best prices from Miami to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 18 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Miami (MIA) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best MIA to IAH flight in 2021: compare Miami to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
MIA - HO1
Price
$74 - $203
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Miami to Houston

One-way from

$59

One-way flight from Miami 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 Miami to Houston?

To save on the cost of your flight from Miami to Houston, book at least 16 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $146 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $185.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Houston from Miami average $152. You can even find prices in August for less than $152, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $48. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Miami. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Miami to Houston (MIA - HO1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Miami to Houston in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 84% on the overall cost on flights from Miami to Houston.

Cheap flights from Miami to Houston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MIA to IAH flights for October, November
20 Nov - 26 Nov
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$51pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$53pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Miami to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Miami found for this year
20 Nov - 26 Nov
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$51pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$53pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Houston from Miami

Save time with Miami to Houston direct flight deals
20 Nov - 26 Nov
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$51pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$53pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Last minute flights from Miami to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Miami, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 27 Oct
$97pp
MIA
Miami
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
22 Oct - 23 Oct
$107pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$113pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Houston from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Houston
11:53 am - 1:35 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 42m
MIA - IAH
American Airlines
7:47 am - 3:28 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
56h 41m
MIA - IAH
Frontier
11:00 am - 3:34 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 34m
MIA - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$62
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Flight FAQs

From Miami to Houston

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

Miami (MIA) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Miami to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to Houston from Miami; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Miami airport to Houston. It is only a 6.1 mi journey to Miami (MIA) from Miami’s city center.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines 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 Miami to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Miami to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $47, but on average you can expect to pay $61.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Miami to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Miami to Houston is less than $65.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Miami to Houston?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

How popular is this Miami to Houston flight route?

Flights from Miami to Houston have been viewed 140 times in the past calendar month.

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

2 flight departures from Miami to Houston per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Miami to Houston?

Departing from Miami to Houston will take you 2h 49m. Miami and Houston are separated by a distance of 967 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Miami to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $47. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 69% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $20. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Miami to Houston for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to Houston?

The cheapest flight price from Miami to Houston is $48. On average you can expect to pay $622. The most popular route, (Miami - Houston Hobby), can usually be booked for $47.

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

When booking a flight from Miami to Houston, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Miami to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Miami to Houston are Mesa Airlines (96%), TAP AIR PORTUGAL (91%) and ANA (89%).

What airports serve Miami to Houston flights?

Airports serving flights from Miami to Houston include Miami International Airport or you could fly out of Fort Lauderdale that isn’t far away. Then you’ll land at either George Bush Intercontinental Airport or William P. Hobby Airport in Houston. Most of these flights will have a stopover along the way, but there are some direct flights available too. The main airport serving the city of Houston in Texas is George Bush Intercontinental Airport. It’s 23 miles from downtown Houston though. Once you land at this airport, you’ll find many routes that are easy to access which will take you into the city. This is the 15th busiest airport in the United States. It has five runways and 10,000 acres of land. The other major airport in the area is William P. Hobby Airport. This one is heavily trafficked by Southwest Airlines which houses an international terminal at the airport. There are four runways serving flights for many major airlines.

Which airlines fly directly from Miami to Houston?

Non-stop flights for this route are offered by United and American Airlines who fly from Miami International Airport into George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The flight lasts for about 2h 50m. There are also a few direct flights offered by Southwest Airlines that go from Fort Lauderdale, not far away from Miami, to Houston Hobby Airport. The flight takes between 2h 40m and 3h.

What are the stopover options between Miami to Houston?

You’ll have plenty to choose from if you want to book a flight that has a stop on this route. You’ll find stops in Dallas on American Airlines. Delta stops off in Atlanta. There are a couple of flights with Delta that will go through Detroit. Most of the stopovers aren’t that long. You’ll find the longest travel time is just over eight hours.

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

There is no need for either a visa or passport for this trip. This is a domestic flight requiring only a valid form of photo identification.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Miami 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 Miami.

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

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Alternative routes for Miami 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 Miami to Houston.
Flight duration from MIA to Houston
2h 43m
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Miami to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Miami 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
United Airlines
$54 $206 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$55 $196 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $176 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$87 $297 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Miami to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Miami towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of MIA to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of MIA to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of MIA to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of MIA to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Miami to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Miami to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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