The cheapest times to fly from ACK to HOU are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • June 18th to October 21st (except the week of July 23rd)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 ACK to HOU is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2236 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Nantucket, MA (ACK) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $406 to $1244 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $408. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1444. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1036 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $845 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ACK to HOU flight.

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

ACK to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ACK to HOU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Nantucket. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HOU, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ACK. 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 $167 (18%) 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 $766. Return trip prices are from the HOU to ACK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ACK to HOU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 54 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ACK to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 13.44% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ACK to AUS flights


Flight Hacking ACK to HOU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ACK to HOU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ACK > BOS > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $684
  • Average savings: $161 (19.01%)

See ACK to BOS flights

Hack #2: Atlanta, GA (ACK > ATL > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $713
  • Average savings: $132 (15.57%)

See ACK to ATL flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ACK > JFK > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $828
  • Average savings: $17 (1.95%)

See ACK to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ACK to HOU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Nantucket Memorial Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1621 miles or 2609 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ACK to HOU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ACK to HOU flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Nantucket, MA and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from ACK to HOU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ACK
Origination airport name Nantucket Memorial Airport
City Nantucket, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -70.1

Return Airport

Destination code HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3


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