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 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)

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 - 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

$82

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 in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from Washington to Houston by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to IAH flights for May, June
18 May - 22 May
$111pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 May - 22 May
$130pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 May - 22 May
$132pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Washington found for this year
18 May - 22 May
$111pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 May - 22 May
$130pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 May - 22 May
$132pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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

Save time with Washington to Houston direct flight deals
16 Aug - 20 Aug
$133pp
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 May - 22 May
$145pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 May - 5 Jun
$148pp
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
18 May - 22 May
$111pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 May - 22 May
$130pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
19 May - 22 May
$132pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
11:49 am - 3:58 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 09m
BWI - IAH
Frontier
$82
Kiwi.com
4:00 am - 6:47 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 47m
BWI - IAH
United Airlines
$89
United
2:00 am - 12:32 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 32m
BWI - IAH
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Houston from Washington?

Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH), located 15.9 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington to Houston. 6 airlines have flights to George Bush Intcntl from Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington to Houston George Bush Intcntl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 15 inbound flights from Washington per day.

Can I find flights from Washington to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $111, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Houston is less than $157.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Houston?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

10 flight departures from Washington to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% 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. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $300. The distance between Washington and Houston is about 1195 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $111, was found to be the cheapest airline from Washington to Houston.. This flight start at 59% 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 $54. Frontier flights start at $67 while deals on American Airlines start at $84 one-way.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Houston.
Flight duration
3h 08m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °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 $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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of WAS to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 31% of WAS to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Houston.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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