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 October, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday 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 2022: compare Philadelphia to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
PHL - IAH
Price
$162 - $310
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$162

From Philadelphia to Houston

One-way from

$110

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 15 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 Philadelphia to Houston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $224.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 53% on flights from Philadelphia to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 42% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $242 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $86. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PHL to IAH flights for May, June
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$162pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$169pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$170pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Philadelphia found for this year
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$162pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$169pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$170pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Houston from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Houston direct flight deals
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$162pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$169pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$170pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit 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
24 May - 7 Jun
$194pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
29 May - 31 May
$202pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
24 May - 7 Jun
$203pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Houston from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Houston
2:00 am - 4:40 am
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 40m
PHL - IAH
Frontier
$110
JustFly
10:44 am - 7:58 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 14m
PHL - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$121
Kiwi.com
2:25 am - 4:58 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
27h 33m
PHL - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$126
Gotogate

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

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

Philadelphia (PHL), located 7.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Philadelphia to Houston. 9 airlines have flights from Philadelphia to Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from Philadelphia to Houston should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Houston per day.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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 $162, but on average you can expect to pay $183.

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 $186.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Philadelphia to Houston flight route?

This flight path from Philadelphia to Houston was viewed by 202 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travelers can expect 5 flights from Philadelphia to Houston on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Houston?

A quick flight from Philadelphia to Houston can take about 3h 40m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $169. The distance from Philadelphia to Houston is about 1330 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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 $169. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $172 round trip. These flights start at 30% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $85. While the most popular route (Philadelphia - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $162 on average our data indicates $590 when flying from Philadelphia to Houston.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Philadelphia to Houston are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Philadelphia to Houston?

Before booking your flight to Houston from Philadelphia, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Mesa Airlines (100%), Republic Airways (89%), American Airlines( 88%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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

Returning to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

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

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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 from PHL to Houston
3h 32m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Houston

Top 7 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $17 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.

Frontier
$44 $156 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$64 $211 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$87 $368 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$97 $290 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$98 $238 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$323 $484 No cancel fee 75%

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 69% of PHL to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% of PHL to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of PHL to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to IAH departures
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