Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Houston

SAN — IAH
May 26 — Jun 21

The best prices from San Diego to Houston are usually found in September or October, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego to Houston

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to HO1 flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.

SAN - IAH

Price

$118 - $259

IAH

Temperature

53.6 - 84.2 °F

IAH

Rainfall

3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Average price$177Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$118From San Diego to Houston

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Diego to Houston. 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?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 48% 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 21 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 Diego to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $139, or $206 for flights within the next 24 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 September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $80.

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 62% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to Houston flights for May, June
Jun 2 - Jun 6
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 24m
$229

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 2 - Jun 4
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 31m
$237

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 2 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 43m
$260

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/19/22

San Diego to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from San Diego found for this year
Aug 24 - Aug 30
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$196

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/20/22

Sep 14 - Sep 20
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$197

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 2 - Jun 6
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 24m
$229

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from San Diego to Houston

Aug 24 - Aug 30
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$196

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/20/22

Sep 14 - Sep 20
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$197

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 2 - Jun 6
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 24m
$229

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

Cheap Frontier flights from San Diego to Houston

Jun 9 - Jun 12
SAN

San Diego

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

15h 02m
HOU

Houston Hobby

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 43m
$326

Frontier

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Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 9 - Jun 16
SAN

San Diego

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

15h 02m
HOU

Houston Hobby

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 43m
$328

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 1 - Jun 16
SAN

San Diego

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

13h 36m
HOU

Houston Hobby

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 43m
$388

Frontier

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Deal found 5/21/22

Non-stop flights to Houston from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Houston direct flight deals
Aug 24 - Aug 30
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$196

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/20/22

Sep 14 - Sep 20
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$197

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/19/22

Sep 8 - Sep 13
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 17m
$236

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/20/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to Houston

Late deals on return flights to Houston from San Diego, departing today and this week
May 27 - Jun 3
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

23h 31m
$264

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

May 27 - Jun 4
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 31m
$272

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

May 27 - Jun 3
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 27m
$274

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/20/22

One-way flights to Houston from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Houston
Jun 2
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
$97

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Sep 14
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
$98

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 3
SAN

San Diego

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
$100

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Houston flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Houston?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Diego to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to Houston from San Diego; the airport handles an average of 5 outbound flights to Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights from the San Diego airport to Houston. It is only a 2.6 mi journey to San Diego (SAN) from San Diego’s city center.

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

United Airlines, Spirit 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 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 $196, but on average you can expect to pay $250.

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 $272.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

How popular is this San Diego to Houston flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Houston have been viewed 179 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from San Diego to Houston on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to Houston?

For as low as $196, Spirit Airlines can have you in Houston from San Diego in 3h 17m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1307 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Diego to Houston round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($196), offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Houston.

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

Before booking your flight from San Diego to Houston check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Frontier.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $97. While the most popular route (San Diego - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $196 on average our data indicates $618 when flying from San Diego to Houston.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$60Average$154FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$65Average$180FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$107Average$219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$145Average$438FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to Houston
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
63%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday2daily flights