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The best prices from San Francisco to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Houston (IAH)

SFO - IAH
Price
$218 - $448
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$218

From San Francisco to Houston

One-way from

$45

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Houston?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 25% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Houston at least 30 days early can save you up to 39% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 30 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Houston for as little as $260 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $337 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Houston from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $233. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $37. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Houston (SFO - IAH)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 4% on flights from San Francisco to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Houston in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to IAH flights for November, December
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$118pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$119pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from San Francisco found for next year
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Dec - 11 Dec
$118pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$119pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Houston from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Houston direct flight deals
16 Jan - 28 Jan
$237pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Dec - 16 Dec
$267pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 28 Dec
$277pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$120pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$124pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 8 Dec
$128pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Houston from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Houston
4:55 pm - 7:39 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 44m
SFO - IAH
Frontier
$45
Gotogate
7:59 pm - 9:38 am
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 39m
SFO - IAH
Frontier
$50
FlightNetwork
4:30 am - 7:39 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 09m
SFO - IAH
Frontier
$51
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier flying from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $115, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Houston is less than $330.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 78 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl.

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

28 flight departures from San Francisco to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 36% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Houston?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically less than Houston. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Houston is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Houston?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Houston can take about 10h 09m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $119. The distance from San Francisco to Houston is about 1641 mi.

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

Frontier, at $115, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Houston.. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Houston for 68% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $45 on Frontier.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Houston
Average temperature for November in Houston
69.8 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines from San Francisco to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$97 $246 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$148 $258 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$77 $299 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$131 $330 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$335 $497 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Houston

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of SFO to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of SFO to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of SFO to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Houston
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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