Cheap flights from Houston to Tampa (IAH - TPA)

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The best prices from Houston to Tampa are usually found in September or April, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to TPA flight in 2021: compare Houston to Tampa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tampa.
IAH - TPA
Price
$94 - $212
TPA
Temperature
73.4 - 91.4 °F
TPA
Rainfall
1.6 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$94

From Houston to Tampa

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Houston to Tampa

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 Houston to Tampa?

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

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Houston to Tampa at least 15 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 15 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Houston to Tampa for as little as $165 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 $198 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Tampa from Houston average $186. You can even find prices in August for less than $186, as users have found deals to Tampa from as low as $79. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Tampa from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Houston to Tampa is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 40% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Houston to Tampa in July, August 2021

The best prices found for IAH to TPA flights for July, August
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$55pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Aug - 14 Aug
$57pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Aug - 14 Aug
$58pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Tampa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from Houston found for this year
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$54pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$55pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Aug - 14 Aug
$57pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Tampa from Houston

Save time with Houston to Tampa direct flight deals
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$54pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$55pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Aug - 14 Aug
$57pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Tampa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tampa from Houston, departing today and this week
29 Jul - 4 Aug
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Jul - 25 Aug
$70pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Jul - 25 Aug
$83pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Tampa from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Tampa
10:20 am - 1:39 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 19m
IAH - TPA
United Airlines
$79
United
2:07 am - 8:34 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 27m
IAH - TPA
American Airlines
11:34 am - 9:42 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
21h 08m
IAH - TPA
Spirit Airlines
$90
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Tampa

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Tampa 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 Houston and Tampa 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to Tampa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Tampa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, United 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 Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from Houston to Tampa?

If you wish to fly to Tampa from Houston, then you need to book flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Tampa. There are 9 flights from George Bush Intcntl (IAH) to Tampa (TPA) per day to choose from. Flights to Tampa from George Bush Intcntl are available from 5 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 2h 04m is how long a nonstop flight from Houston to Tampa typically takes.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Tampa for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $71.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Tampa under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Tampa is less than $73.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Tampa?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

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

5 flight departures from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Tampa per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Houston or Tampa?

In Houston, there will be less rainfall in Houston compared to Tampa over the next 15 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Tampa?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in June. The weather in Tampa is hotter than in Houston. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Houston to Tampa?

Departing from Houston to Tampa will take you 2h 09m. There are 790 mi between Houston and Tampa. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to Tampa round-trip from $54. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 64% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $31. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Houston to Tampa for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tampa, FL

Can I fly to Tampa from Houston George Bush Intcntl right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Houston George Bush Intcntl from Tampa?

Returning to Houston George Bush Intcntl from Tampa

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 George Bush Intcntl.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston to Tampa

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Tampa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Tampa.
Flight duration
2h 12m
Average temperature for July in Tampa
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Tampa
7.2 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 4 airlines flying from Houston to Tampa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Tampa 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
American Airlines
$56 $133 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $146 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$63 $147 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$48 $205 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Tampa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Tampa.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of IAH to TPA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 18% of IAH to TPA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of IAH to TPA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to TPA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Tampa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Tampa.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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