Cheap flights from New York to Houston (NYC - IAH)

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The best prices from New York to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to IAH flight in 2022: compare New York to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
NYC - IAH
Price
$136 - $344
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$136

From New York (NYC) to Houston

One-way from

$58

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Houston?

Find a great deal and save up to 39% by booking at least 30 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Houston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $260.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Houston (NYC - IAH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Houston in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 8% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from New York 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Houston?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $233 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $37. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from New York to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to IAH flights for May, June
8 Jun - 11 Jun
$135pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 11 Jun
$140pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$142pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

New York to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from New York found for this year
13 Sep - 21 Sep
$130pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$134pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
8 Jun - 11 Jun
$135pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Houston from New York

Save time with New York to Houston direct flight deals
13 Sep - 21 Sep
$130pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
23 Aug - 31 Aug
$134pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
8 Jun - 11 Jun
$135pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from New York, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 11 Jun
$135pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 11 Jun
$140pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$143pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Houston from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Houston
7:07 am - 9:50 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 43m
EWR - IAH
Spirit Airlines
7:07 am - 9:50 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 43m
EWR - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$62
FlightNetwork
5:10 pm - 7:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 42m
EWR - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$63
Spirit

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Houston

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

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

Can I find flights from New York to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Houston for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $220.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Houston is less than $150.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Houston?

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

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

On average 2 flights depart from New York to Houston per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Houston in 3h 46m. Fly via JetBlue, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between New York and Houston is about 1422 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 New York to Houston round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Houston is JetBlue. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $208 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and United Airlines, starting at $208 and $217 round-trip. JetBlue is priced at 10% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Houston?

While on average a flight from New York to Houston is generally $335, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $103. When looking at the most popular route, (New York LaGuardia - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $208 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from New York to Houston check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Houston are EL AL (63%), Qatar Airways (51%) and Singapore Airlines (51%).

What are the most popular routes from New York to Houston?

The most popular route from New York to Houston is New York LaGuardia - Houston Hobby. You may also consider New York LaGuardia - Houston George Bush Intcntl or Newark - Houston George Bush Intcntl.

What airports serve New York to Houston flights?

There are various airports you could choose to fly out of in New York going to Houston. The two main ones offering these flights are Liberty International Airport in Newark and LaGuardia in Queens. You’ll be able to fly into either George Bush Intercontinental Airport or William P. Hobby Airport in Houston.George Bush Intercontinental is the larger and busier of the two. It’s further away from downtown than Hobby is. George Bush is 23 miles away, while Hobby is just seven miles from downtown Houston. George Bush ranks as the 15th busiest airport in the United States and is a hub for United. Hobby is a major airport for Southwest Airlines.

Which airlines fly directly from New York to Houston?

You’ll find a lot of direct flights for this route. You can fly with United, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, or Delta. These mostly go from Newark or LaGuardia into George Bush. There are also options with Southwest that go from LaGuardia to Hobby. The flight ranges from around three and a half hours to just over four.

What are the stopover options between New York to Houston?

There are more flights that have a stop in between. You can go to Orlando with Spirit. American Airlines will take you through DFW in Dallas or Charlotte on the east coast. Delta will land in either Minneapolis or Atlanta. United will go through Atlanta sometimes, but also Washington DC. None of the stopovers are much more than an hour, if that. Travel times vary but there aren’t any that take more than about seven hours. If you fly with Southwest into Hobby you’ll find different stops, like Nashville, New Orleans, St. Louis, or Chicago. They’re only about an hour or two.

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

No you don’t need either of these. You’ll only need to have your photo ID card so you can board your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from New York?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Houston?

Returning to New York from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Houston.
Flight duration from New York to Houston
3h 39m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 7 airlines flying from New York to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Juneyao Airlines
$11 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$59 $198 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$74 $241 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$84 $276 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$87 $251 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$97 $302 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$245 $419 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of NYC to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of NYC to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of NYC to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of NYC to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Houston.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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