Cheap flights from Houston to Washington (IAH - WAS)

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The best prices from Houston to Washington are usually found in March or February, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

IAH - WAS
Price
$197 - $321
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Houston to Washington

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Houston to Washington

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 Washington?

Flights from Houston to Washington are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Washington.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Houston to Washington from $262 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $293 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Houston in August are about $285 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $90.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Houston to Washington at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Houston to Washington in March, April 2021

24 Mar - 29 Mar
$47pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Apr - 25 Apr
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$52pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Washington 2021 flight deals

4 May - 8 May
$47pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Apr - 25 Apr
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$52pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Houston

4 May - 8 May
$47pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Apr - 25 Apr
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 May - 11 May
$54pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Washington

17 Mar - 23 Mar
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Mar - 24 Mar
$69pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Mar - 31 Mar
$73pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Washington from Houston

6:15 am - 10:23 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 08m
IAH - BWI
United Airlines
$49
United
2:45 am - 12:46 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 01m
IAH - DCA
Frontier
$50
Kiwi.com
12:09 pm - 12:47 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 38m
IAH - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$55
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Washington 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 Washington 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Washington are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $47, but on average you can expect to pay $60.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Washington is less than $66.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Washington?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

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

Per day, 12 flights depart from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Washington on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 83% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 17% of flight departures

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

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 Washington are hotter than in Houston.

How long is the flight from Houston to Washington?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Houston to Washington in about 2h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 10m. Houston and Washington are separated by a distance of 1195 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $47, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston to Washington.. Spirit Airlines is 81% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$20 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and United Airlines, with prices starting from $41 and $49, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Flight duration
3h 10m
Average temperature for March in Washington
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Washington
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to Washington

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$77 $206 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$95 $240 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$70 $312 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$137 $324 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$233 $400 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of IAH to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of IAH to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of IAH to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Washington
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights