Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston (PHL - IAH)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Houston are usually found in September or July, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to IAH flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
PHL - IAH
Price
$151 - $338
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$151

From Philadelphia to Houston

One-way from

$86

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Houston?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 65%.

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

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Philadelphia to Houston from $118 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Houston from Philadelphia average $134. You can even find prices in February for less than $134, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $68. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Philadelphia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Houston (PHL - IAH)?

When flying from Philadelphia to Houston, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 58% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PHL to IAH flights for May, June
18 May - 25 May
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 25 May
$117pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
21 May - 25 May
$118pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Philadelphia found for this year
18 May - 25 May
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 25 May
$117pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
21 May - 25 May
$118pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Houston from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Houston direct flight deals
18 May - 25 May
$143pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 1 Jun
$153pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
27 May - 3 Jun
$155pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 25 May
$117pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
21 May - 25 May
$118pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Houston from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Houston
4:03 am - 6:53 am
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 50m
PHL - IAH
Frontier
$86
Kiwi.com
10:29 am - 5:33 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
8h 04m
PHL - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$97
Kiwi.com
3:30 am - 6:13 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 43m
PHL - IAH
United Airlines
$99
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Philadelphia to Houston George Bush Intcntl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Philadelphia to Houston?

Booking a flight from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) is your only option if you wish to fly from Philadelphia to Houston. On a typical day, there are 6 flights from Philadelphia to George Bush Intcntl, all of which are around 3h 38m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Philadelphia to Houston.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $115, but on average you can expect to pay $134.

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

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

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Houston?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Houston?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Philadelphia is roughly less than Houston. You can assume this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in July. The weather in Houston is generally colder than Philadelphia's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Houston?

Departing from Philadelphia to Houston will take you 3h 50m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $117. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $143 round trip. Spirit Airlines is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $56. Spirit Airlines flights start at $70 while deals on American Airlines start at $96 one-way.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Houston.
Flight duration
3h 31m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia 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
$48 $121 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$102 $206 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$82 $235 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$118 $280 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $318 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of PHL to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of PHL to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of PHL to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to IAH departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Houston.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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