Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Houston (MSP - IAH)

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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston are usually found in September or October, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to IAH flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
MSP - HO1
Price
$117 - $316
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 50% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Minneapolis St Paul to Houston

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul 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 Minneapolis to Houston?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Minneapolis to Houston. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Houston (MSP - HO1)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 58% on flights from Minneapolis to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Houston from Minneapolis average $234. You can even find prices in September for less than $234, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $76. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Minneapolis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to Houston at least 23 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to Houston for as little as $241 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $273 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Houston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSP to IAH flights for October, November
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$65pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$72pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$81pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Minneapolis found for this year
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$65pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$72pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$81pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Houston from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Houston direct flight deals
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$132pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$137pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
10 Nov - 25 Nov
$142pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$110pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$124pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$130pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Houston from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Houston
10:30 am - 1:28 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 58m
MSP - IAH
Delta
$69
Delta
5:14 am - 2:38 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
9h 24m
MSP - HOU
Allegiant Air
$73
Gotogate
12:45 am - 3:51 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 06m
MSP - IAH
United Airlines
$74
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Houston

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

Minneapolis St Paul (MSP), located 7.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Minneapolis to Houston. 6 airlines have flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 outbound flight to Houston per day.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $65, but on average you can expect to pay $97.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Houston is less than $173.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Houston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Minneapolis to Houston flight route?

Within the past month, 205 users have taken a look at flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($65), offers the cheapest pricing from Minneapolis to Houston. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to Houston for 72% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $31 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Allegiant Air from $66 and Delta from $69 one-way.

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

Consider Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Minneapolis to Houston.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Minneapolis to Houston are Sun Country Air (92%), United Airlines (85%) and Mesa Airlines (83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Houston?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Minneapolis to Houston? While on average our users pay $298, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $39. The most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Houston Hobby), is priced around $79.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul 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 Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Houston.
Flight duration from MSP to Houston
2h 49m
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis 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
$54 $143 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$63 $277 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$66 $310 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$69 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$82 $191 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of MSP to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of MSP to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of MSP to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of MSP to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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