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

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

WAS - IAH
Price
$196 - $343
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$196

From Washington to Houston

One-way from

$55

One-way flight from Washington 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?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Houston. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Washington to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 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 $118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

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

Flights from Washington to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Washington to Houston in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $68.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 8% on flights from Washington to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Washington to Houston in January, February 2021

19 Feb - 21 Feb
$57pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Feb - 13 Mar
$59pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$61pp
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 to Houston 2021 flight deals

19 Feb - 21 Feb
$57pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Feb - 13 Mar
$59pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$60pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Houston from Washington

19 Feb - 21 Feb
$57pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Feb - 13 Mar
$59pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$60pp
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

4 Feb - 8 Feb
$61pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$69pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$71pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Houston from Washington

2:00 am - 6:50 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 50m
DCA - IAH
Frontier
$55
Flights by SU
9:20 am - 3:09 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 49m
IAD - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$58
Gotogate
4:58 am - 2:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
34h 39m
BWI - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$65
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Houston

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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Washington to Houston George Bush Intcntl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Spirit 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.

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 $57, but on average you can expect to pay $70.

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 $78.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

4 flight departures from Washington to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 75% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Houston are colder than in Washington.

How long is the flight from Washington to Houston?

A quick flight from Washington to Houston can take about 3h 03m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $60. The distance between Washington and Houston is about 1195 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $57, was found to be the cheapest airline from Washington to Houston. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. These flights start at 79% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $27. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Frontier is another option, for $50.

Destination information for Houston

Flight duration
3h 19m
Average temperature for January in Houston
59.0 °F

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington to Houston

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$48 $198 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$97 $260 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$108 $304 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$112 $313 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$254 $404 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Houston

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of WAS to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of WAS to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of WAS to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Houston
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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