Cheap flights from Tampa to Houston (TPA - IAH)

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The best prices from Tampa to Houston are usually found in September or October, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa (TPA) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to IAH flight in 2021: compare Tampa to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
TPA - HO1
Price
$94 - $205
HO1
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$94

From Tampa to Houston

One-way from

$19

One-way flight from Tampa 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 Tampa to Houston?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Tampa 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 Tampa to Houston?

Users have found that booking a flight from Tampa to Houston at least 33 days early can save you up to 62% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 33 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Tampa to Houston for as little as $128 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 $180 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tampa to Houston?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Houston from Tampa. Prices for September average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $60. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a September flight can save you 52% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa to Houston (TPA - HO1)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 28% on flights from Tampa to Houston by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for TPA to IAH flights for September, October
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$41pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
4 Oct - 7 Oct
$42pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$48pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Tampa found for this year
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$41pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$42pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$48pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Non-stop flights to Houston from Tampa

Save time with Tampa to Houston direct flight deals
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$41pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$42pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$48pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Tampa, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$48pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
26 Sep - 30 Sep
$49pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$50pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Houston from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Houston
2:00 am - 3:18 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 18m
TPA - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$19
FlightNetwork
2:42 am - 4:00 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 18m
TPA - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$20
FareScan
2:00 am - 3:18 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 18m
TPA - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$23
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Tampa to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from Tampa to Houston?

For a flight from Tampa to Houston, you will be flying from Tampa. Tampa (TPA) is just 4.9 mi from the center of the city. Tampa is the only Tampa airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Houston per day. 5 airlines have flights to Houston from Tampa on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Tampa to Houston 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Tampa 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 Tampa 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.

Can I find flights from Tampa to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $41, but on average you can expect to pay $58.

Are there nonstop flights from Tampa to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa to Houston is less than $61.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tampa to Houston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tampa to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this Tampa to Houston flight route?

This flight path from Tampa to Houston was viewed by 151 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $41, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Tampa to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 69% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Tampa?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Tampa from Houston?

Returning to Tampa from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Tampa.

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

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Alternative routes for Tampa 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 Tampa to Houston.
Flight duration from TPA to Houston
2h 13m
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Tampa to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa 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
Spirit Airlines
$47 $131 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$77 $200 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$56 $214 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$48 $254 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of TPA to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of TPA to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of TPA to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of TPA to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tampa to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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