Cheap flights from Washington to Houston (WAS - IAH)

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The best prices from Washington to Houston are usually found in July or September, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to IAH flight in 2021: compare Washington to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
WAS - HO1
Price
$178 - $307
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 178

From Washington All airports (WAS) to Houston

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Washington All airports (WAS) 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 Washington to Houston?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 22% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 16% 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 17 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 Washington to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $211, or $263 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Washington in July are about $235 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $106.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Houston (WAS - HO1)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Washington to Houston by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WAS to IAH flights for September, October
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$64pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Oct - 18 Oct
$68pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$69pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Washington found for this year
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$64pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Oct - 18 Oct
$68pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$69pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Houston from Washington

Save time with Washington to Houston direct flight deals
19 Nov - 25 Nov
$74pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 Nov - 25 Nov
$75pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 Oct - 21 Oct
$77pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Washington, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$69pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$75pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$77pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Houston from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Houston
1:48 pm - 7:17 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 29m
DCA - IAH
Frontier
$53
Trip.com
6:12 am - 2:34 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 22m
IAD - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$57
Kiwi.com
12:39 pm - 1:03 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
25h 24m
BWI - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$59
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Houston

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Washington to Houston have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Houston is less than $89.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Houston?

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

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from Washington to Houston on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 71% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington to Houston?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from Washington to Houston in just under 12h 44m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 45m. The distance from Washington to Houston is about 1195 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($64), and Frontier ($93) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Houston. These flights start at 72% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Houston?

While on average a flight from Washington to Houston is generally $652, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $95. When looking at the most popular route, (Baltimore/Washington - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $69 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Washington to Houston are Avianca (90%), Mesa Airlines (87%) and Air New Zealand (82%).

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Houston?

The most popular flight routes from Washington to Houston are Baltimore/Washington - Houston Hobby, Washington Dulles Intl - Houston Hobby and Washington Reagan-National - Houston Hobby.

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

Before booking your flight from Washington to Houston check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Washington 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 Washington.

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

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Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Houston.
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$48 $204 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$90 $329 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$95 $258 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$104 $312 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$162 $405 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of WAS to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of WAS to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 21% of WAS to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of WAS to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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