Cheap flights from San Diego to Houston (SAN - IAH)

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The best prices from San Diego to Houston are usually found in January or October, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to IAH flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SAN - IAH
Price
$97 - $271
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$271

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$97

From San Diego 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 Diego to Houston?

Flights from San Diego to Houston are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

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

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Houston (SAN - IAH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to Houston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 60% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Houston in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SAN to IAH flights for June, July
28 Jul - 30 Aug
$133pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$134pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
29 Jun - 17 Jul
$152pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from San Diego found for this year
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$125pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$126pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
25 Aug - 30 Aug
$128pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Houston from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Houston direct flight deals
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$125pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$126pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
25 Aug - 30 Aug
$128pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from San Diego, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 17 Jul
$152pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
30 Jun - 3 Jul
$168pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
29 Jun - 17 Jul
$185pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Houston from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Houston
6:40 pm - 7:29 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 49m
SAN - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$100
Kiwi.com
9:30 am - 7:06 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 36m
SAN - IAH
United Airlines
$103
United
12:33 pm - 7:37 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 04m
SAN - IAH
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Houston

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines 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.

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

To fly from San Diego to Houston, you need to book a flight from San Diego (SAN) to George Bush Intcntl (IAH). Nonstop flights to Houston George Bush Intcntl from San Diego take 3h 08m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 6 outbound flights from San Diego to George Bush Intcntl offered by 5 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $153.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Houston is less than $160.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Houston George Bush Intcntl was viewed by 179 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 San Diego to Houston on average per day?

2 flight departures from San Diego to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Diego or Houston?

In San Diego, there will be less rainfall in San Diego compared to Houston over the next 2 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Houston are hotter than in San Diego.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Houston?

For as low as $154, Spirit Airlines can have you in Houston from San Diego in 3h 10m. The distance from San Diego to Houston is about 1307 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to Houston round-trip from $125. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Spirit Airlines is priced at 22% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($65), Frontier ($84), and United Airlines ($103).

Alternative routes for San Diego 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 Diego to Houston.
Flight duration
3h 16m
Average temperature for June in Houston
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Houston
0.0 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from San Diego to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
American Airlines
$61 $164 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$62 $170 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$102 $223 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$53 $278 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of SAN to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of SAN to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Houston.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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