The cheapest times to fly from IAH to JFK are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 9th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, October 1st, and October 8th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IAH to JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $603 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $224 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $224 to $428 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $224. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $264 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $100 (29%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $248. Return trip prices are from the JFK to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from IAH to JFK while comparing.
- 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
- Usually 11.57% less expensive than JFK
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1415 miles or 2277 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to JFK flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from IAH to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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