Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston (WAS - IAH)

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The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Houston are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to IAH flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
WAS - IAH
Price
$241 - $395
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

$241

From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Houston

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Houston (WAS - IAH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington, D.C. to Houston at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

To save up to 57% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Washington, D.C. to Houston from $358 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $517 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

January can be a great time to fly to Houston from Washington, D.C. with a flight ticket averaging about $318. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $126. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston in August, September 2022

The best prices found for WAS to IAH flights for August, September
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$80pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Sep - 4 Oct
$81pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Sep - 14 Sep
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington, D.C. to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Washington, D.C. found for this year
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$80pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Sep - 4 Oct
$81pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Sep - 14 Sep
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston

27 Aug - 29 Aug
$80pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Sep - 4 Oct
$81pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Sep - 14 Sep
$82pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Cheap United Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston

7 Sep - 16 Sep
$231pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$234pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$238pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Houston direct flight deals
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$80pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Sep - 4 Oct
$81pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Sep - 14 Sep
$82pp
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, D.C. to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
16 Aug - 30 Aug
$141pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$146pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$157pp
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, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston
5:47 pm - 8:02 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 15m
BWI - IAH
Spirit Airlines
3:03 pm - 5:32 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 29m
BWI - IAH
Spirit Airlines
11:21 am - 1:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 16m
BWI - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$42
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Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Houston

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Washington, D.C. to Houston have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Houston is less than $96.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Houston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

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

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Houston on average per day?

Per day, 5 flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Houston on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Washington, D.C. to Houston in 3h 15m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Houston is about 1195 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Washington, D.C. to Houston round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington, D.C. to Houston is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $80 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 74% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

While on average a flight from Washington, D.C. to Houston is generally $613, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $119. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $168 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to Houston are Avianca (78%), United Airlines (71%) and Air New Zealand (65%).

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Houston?

The most popular flight routes from Washington, D.C. to Houston are Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Houston Hobby, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Houston Hobby and Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Houston George Bush Intcntl.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Washington, D.C.?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Houston.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Houston?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Washington, D.C..

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

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Top 6 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$86 $237 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$95 $215 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$132 $378 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$137 $396 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$227 $401 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of WAS to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of WAS to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of WAS to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of WAS to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington, D.C. to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Houston.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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