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)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to WAS flight in 2021: compare Houston to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
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

$102

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 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Houston to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for IAH to WAS flights for June, July
4 Jul - 12 Jul
$160pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Jul - 12 Jul
$161pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
14 Jul - 14 Jul
$169pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Houston found for this year
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$126pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$128pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$131pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Houston

Save time with Houston to Washington direct flight deals
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$126pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$128pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Aug - 28 Aug
$131pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Houston, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 4 Jul
$181pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$200pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$206pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Washington from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Washington
8:23 am - 5:14 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
43h 51m
IAH - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$102
Kiwi.com
8:33 am - 5:59 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 26m
IAH - DCA
Frontier
$106
DreamWorldTravel
2:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 50m
IAH - BWI
Delta
$108
Delta

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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

Most people fly from Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) if they book a flight from Houston to Washington. On average, George Bush Intcntl has 16 outbound flights to Washington per day from 6 airlines. Houston George Bush Intcntl is conveniently located just 15.9 mi from Houston’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $126, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

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

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Washington?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Washington on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% 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 United Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from Houston to Washington in about 2h 51m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Houston and Washington are separated by a distance of 1195 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $126, was found to be the cheapest airline from Houston to Washington. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. Spirit Airlines is 49% 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?

$70 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 Delta, with prices starting from $84 and $108, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Washington.
Flight duration
3h 08m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Washington 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
$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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of IAH to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Washington.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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