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The best prices from New York to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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 2021: compare New York to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
NYC - IAH
Price
$142 - $347
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$142

From New York to Houston

One-way from

$86

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Houston?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights 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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 26% by booking at least 44 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 $118.

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

Flights from New York to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Houston in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $68.

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

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Houston in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 4% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Houston in July, August 2021

The best prices found for NYC to IAH flights for July, August
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$156pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$160pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Aug - 11 Sep
$160pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from New York found for this year
4 Sep - 4 Sep
$119pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Sep - 25 Sep
$152pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$156pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Houston from New York

Save time with New York to Houston direct flight deals
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$174pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$177pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$177pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from New York, departing today and this week
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$220pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Aug - 14 Aug
$225pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Aug - 11 Aug
$228pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Houston from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Houston
1:00 am - 10:43 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 43m
EWR - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$86
Kiwi.com
4:00 am - 6:55 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
3h 55m
JFK - IAH
JetBlue
11:00 am - 3:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 54m
LGA - IAH
Delta
$98
Delta

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

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Houston George Bush Intcntl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Houston from New York?

If you book a flight to Houston from New York, you will be flying to George Bush Intcntl, which is the city’s only airport. Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) is located 15.9 mi from the center of Houston. There are 38 flights from New York to George Bush Intcntl per day from 7 different airlines.

Can I find flights from New York to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

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 $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Houston for under $300?

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

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

30 flight departures from New York to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 23% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Houston is the same as in New York. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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 30m. Fly via Delta, United Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from New York to Houston is about 1405 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Houston round-trip from $119. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $152, and Major Airline, from $173. Spirit Airlines is 50% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $80. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Houston for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Can I fly to Houston George Bush Intcntl from New York right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to New York from Houston George Bush Intcntl?

Returning to New York from Houston George Bush Intcntl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston George Bush Intcntl 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
3h 37m
Average temperature for July in Houston
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Houston
0.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 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
Spirit Airlines
$80 $225 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$129 $260 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$103 $293 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$73 $293 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$108 $311 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$125 $334 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 59% of NYC to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of NYC to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of NYC to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% 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
47 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
31 daily flights
Wednesday
32 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
46 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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