The cheapest times to fly from ADD to IAH are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 12th to May 13th
  • June 11th to July 8th
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 ADD to IAH is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1729 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1050 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1069 to $1365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1089. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $402 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ADD to IAH flight.

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

ADD to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ADD to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Addis Ababa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Addis Ababa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (10%) 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 $1111. Return trip prices are from the IAH to ADD 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 ADD to IAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ADD to IAH

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 ADD to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ADD > IST > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $103 (9.02%)

See ADD to CAI flights

Hack #2: Cairo (ADD > CAI > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $76 (6.63%)

See ADD to IST flights

Hack #3: Dublin (ADD > DUB > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1071
  • Average savings: $69 (6.01%)

See ADD to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8372 miles or 13473 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ADD to IAH flight is about 16 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Addis Ababa and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from ADD to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ADD
Origination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8

Return Airport

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


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