Cheap flights from Sacramento to Houston (SMF - IAH)

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The best prices from Sacramento to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to IAH flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SMF - IAH
Price
$177 - $391
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$177

From Sacramento to Houston

One-way from

$127

One-way flight from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Houston?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 18% on the overall cost on flights from Sacramento to Houston.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Sacramento to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

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

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Houston (SMF - IAH)?

When flying from Sacramento to Houston, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to IAH flights for May, June
19 May - 25 May
$163pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 24 May
$170pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 May - 20 May
$174pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Sacramento found for this year
19 May - 25 May
$163pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 24 May
$170pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 May - 20 May
$174pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Houston direct flight deals
9 Sep - 11 Sep
$295pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
22 Oct - 26 Oct
$315pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Aug - 18 Aug
$337pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Sacramento, departing today and this week
19 May - 25 May
$163pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 24 May
$170pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 24 May
$175pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Houston from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Houston
11:45 am - 9:02 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 17m
SMF - IAH
Frontier
$127
Kiwi.com
11:45 am - 5:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
27h 56m
SMF - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$147
Kiwi.com
9:05 am - 2:29 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 24m
SMF - IAH
United Airlines
$148
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Houston

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

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

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

Houston George Bush Intcntl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Houston from Sacramento Intl. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to George Bush Intcntl (IAH) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to Houston from 6 different airlines. 3h 24m is how long a flight from Sacramento to Houston George Bush Intcntl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $170, but on average you can expect to pay $193.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Houston is less than $457.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Houston?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Houston George Bush Intcntl have been viewed 78 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Houston?

The rainfall in Sacramento is generally more than the rainfall in Houston. This will continue over the next 5 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

With an average temperature of 95 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Houston are colder than in Sacramento.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Sacramento to Houston in 7h 57m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $175, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Houston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Spirit Airlines is priced at 39% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($78), Frontier ($90), and United Airlines ($148).

Alternative routes for Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Houston.
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento 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
$90 $196 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$75 $208 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$138 $320 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$208 $358 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$159 $377 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of SMF to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of SMF to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SMF to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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