Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston (PHL - HOU)

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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 (HOU)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to HOU flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
PHL - HO1
Price
$162 - $310
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
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

$44

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 month to fly from Philadelphia to Houston?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Philadelphia in September are about $242 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $86.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Houston (PHL - HO1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to Houston in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 53% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Users have found that flying from Philadelphia to Houston on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Houston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHL to HOU flights for October, November
13 Nov - 14 Nov
$62pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$63pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
7 Nov - 9 Nov
$64pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-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
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$42pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$57pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Nov - 14 Nov
$62pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Houston from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Houston direct flight deals
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$42pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$57pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$63pp
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
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$63pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$67pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Oct - 31 Oct
$68pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Houston from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Houston
4:14 pm - 7:06 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 52m
PHL - IAH
Frontier
$44
Flights by SU
1:00 am - 3:48 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 48m
PHL - IAH
United Airlines
$49
United
9:34 am - 3:14 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 40m
PHL - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$64
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Related info for your journey

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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. 6 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 1 outbound flight 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $42, but on average you can expect to pay $70.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Houston is less than $81.

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.

How popular is this Philadelphia to Houston flight route?

This flight path from Philadelphia to Houston was viewed by 135 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $42. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $78 round trip. These flights start at 82% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $23. Users have also found prices from $36 and $49 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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 Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Philadelphia - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $64 on average our data indicates $476 when flying from Philadelphia to Houston

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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 31m
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

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 $125 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$78 $229 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$102 $227 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$118 $373 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $330 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of PHL to HOU departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of PHL to HOU departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of PHL to HOU departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of PHL to HOU departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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
2 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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