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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)

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

$59

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 57% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston in January, February 2021

The best prices found for PHL to IAH flights for January, February
20 Feb - 28 Feb
$64pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Feb - 28 Feb
$72pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$77pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit 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
20 Feb - 28 Feb
$64pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Feb - 28 Feb
$72pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$77pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit 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
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$117pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$186pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Feb - 15 Feb
$190pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
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
27 Jan - 28 Jan
$89pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$94pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$95pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit 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
9:40 am - 12:25 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 45m
PHL - IAH
United Airlines
$59
United
4:20 am - 7:52 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 32m
PHL - IAH
Frontier
$74
Kiwi.com
3:30 pm - 8:47 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 17m
PHL - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$78
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Philadelphia to Houston 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Philadelphia to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Philadelphia to Houston George Bush Intcntl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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 $260.

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

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

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 4h 02m. 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 $64. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Frontier and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $97 and $117, respectively. Spirit Airlines is 71% 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 Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $32. Frontier flights start at $45 while deals on United Airlines start at $59 one-way.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Philadelphia to Houston
Flight duration
3h 39m
Average temperature for January in Houston
59.0 °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

Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of PHL to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 39% of PHL to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% 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
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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