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The cheapest times to fly from IAH to MIA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 MIA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $763 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $109 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $123 to $421 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $131. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $455. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to MIA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to MIA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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IAH to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to MIA 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 $0.18, which is 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 $82 (26%) 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 $230. Return trip prices are from the MIA to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAH to MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 43 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 MIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 1.26% less expensive than MIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to PBI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAH to MIA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miami International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 963 miles or 1550 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAH to MIA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to MIA flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from IAH to MIA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

Destination code MIA
Destination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IAH to MIA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MIA heading for IAH about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Miami, FL is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 14 minutes late
  • United: 25 minutes late
  • Republic: 16 minutes late
  • Mesa: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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