Cheap flights from San Jose to Houston (SJC - IAH)

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The best prices from San Jose to Houston are usually found in August or June, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to IAH flight in 2022: compare San Jose to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SJC - IAH
Price
$245 - $459
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$245

From San Jose to Houston

One-way from

$215

One-way flight from San Jose 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 month to fly from San Jose to Houston?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Houston from San Jose. Prices for August average $363 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $123. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a August flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 26 days in advance, which can save you up to 48% on flights from San Jose to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 26 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 $412. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $565.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Jose 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to Houston (SJC - IAH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Jose to Houston in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 8% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for SJC to IAH flights for May, June
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$370pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$392pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
7 Jun - 23 Jun
$399pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from San Jose found for this year
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$331pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$370pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$381pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

Non-stop flights to Houston from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to Houston direct flight deals
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$390pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$434pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
18 Aug - 22 Aug
$452pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from San Jose, departing today and this week
24 May - 17 Aug
$411pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
24 May - 17 Aug
$415pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
29 May - 9 Jun
$419pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Houston from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Houston
6:15 am - 2:04 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 49m
SJC - IAH
Delta
$215
Delta
2:25 am - 4:52 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 27m
SJC - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$243
Kiwi.com
9:10 am - 2:55 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 45m
SJC - IAH
United Airlines
$244
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Houston

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

San Jose (SJC) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Jose to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to Houston from San Jose; the airport handles an average of 2 outbound flights to Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the San Jose airport to Houston. It is only a 2.9 mi journey to San Jose (SJC) from San Jose’s city center.

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

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

Can I find flights from San Jose to Houston for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Houston for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $331, but on average you can expect to pay $399.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to Houston for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Jose to Houston under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to Houston is less than $517.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Jose to Houston for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Jose to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this San Jose to Houston flight route?

This flight path from San Jose to Houston was viewed by 41 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

United Airlines, at $390, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Jose to Houston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta.

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

When booking a flight from San Jose to Houston, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Jose to Houston?

On average you can expect to pay $564 for a flight from San Jose to Houston. The cheapest flight overall is $195 while the most popular route, (San Jose - Houston Hobby) is currently priced at $331.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from San Jose?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Houston within the United States

Most visitors from San Jose need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Jose must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Jose from Houston?

Returning to San Jose from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Jose.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering San Jose.

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Alternative routes for San Jose 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 Jose to Houston.
Flight duration from SJC to Houston
3h 56m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from San Jose to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose 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
Delta
$139 $396 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$143 $169 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$149 $452 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$237 $444 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from San Jose to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Jose towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 62% of SJC to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of SJC to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SJC to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SJC to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Jose to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Jose to Houston.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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