Cheap flights from San Antonio to Houston (SAT - IAH)

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The best prices from San Antonio to Houston are usually found in February or May, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Antonio (SAT) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best SAT to IAH flight in 2021: compare San Antonio to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SAT - IAH
Price
$227 - $326
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$227

From San Antonio to Houston

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Houston?

Users have found that flying from San Antonio to Houston on a Sunday 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 San Antonio to Houston?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Antonio to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $118, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Antonio to Houston?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from San Antonio. Users have commonly found prices around $134 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $68. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Antonio to Houston (SAT - IAH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Antonio to Houston at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Antonio to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SAT to IAH flights for May, June
6 Jun - 16 Jun
$199pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$205pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
31 May - 1 Jun
$207pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio

San Antonio to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from San Antonio found for this year
1 Jul - 25 Aug
$181pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
6 Jul - 24 Aug
$190pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$195pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio

Non-stop flights to Houston from San Antonio

Save time with San Antonio to Houston direct flight deals
1 Jul - 25 Aug
$181pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$195pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio
1 Jul - 27 Aug
$201pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio

Last minute flights from San Antonio to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from San Antonio, departing today and this week
17 May - 24 May
$219pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
17 May - 19 May
$235pp
SAT
San Antonio
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
17 May - 24 May
$254pp
SAT
San Antonio
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAT
San Antonio

One-way flights to Houston from San Antonio

The cheapest one-way flights from San Antonio to Houston
8:33 am - 9:00 am
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 27m
SAT - IAH
Frontier
$125
Kiwi.com
8:26 am - 12:32 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 06m
SAT - IAH
American Airlines
1:26 pm - 6:30 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 04m
SAT - IAH
United Airlines
$235
United

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Flight FAQs

From San Antonio to Houston

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

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Antonio to Houston?

Booking a flight from San Antonio (SAT) to Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Antonio to Houston. On a typical day, there are 13 flights from San Antonio to George Bush Intcntl, all of which are around 1h 00m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 2 airlines when you book a flight from San Antonio to Houston.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Antonio to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $217.

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

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from San Antonio to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Antonio to Houston is less than $300.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Antonio to Houston for under $300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from San Antonio to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Antonio to Houston?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 9 flights from San Antonio to Houston George Bush Intcntl a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 89% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 11% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Antonio or Houston?

Expected rainfall in San Antonio is more than in Houston. You can expect this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is San Antonio weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 97 °F range in August. The weather in Houston is generally colder than San Antonio'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 San Antonio to Houston?

Airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines fly from San Antonio to Houston in about 1h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 08m. Airlines will cover a distance of 191 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $181. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $225 round trip. United Airlines is currently priced 30% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $104 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $113 and Frontier from $125 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Antonio 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 San Antonio to Houston.
Flight duration
1h 02m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing San Antonio

Airports servicing Houston

Hourly flight availability from San Antonio to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Antonio towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 58% of SAT to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of SAT to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAT to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAT to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Antonio to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Antonio to Houston.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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