The cheapest times to fly from AEX to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 16th to April 29th
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 6th to September 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 AEX to IAH is early December. Prices can be as high as $552 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $272 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Alexandria, LA (AEX) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $272 to $327 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $324. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $47 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $282 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AEX to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AEX to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the AEX to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Alexandria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.92, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $21 (7%) 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 $280. Return trip prices are from the IAH to AEX 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 AEX to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from AEX to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Alexandria International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 190 miles or 306 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from AEX to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop AEX to IAH flight is about 1 hour 19 minutes.
How many flights go between Alexandria, LA and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from AEX to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Alexandria International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from AEX to IAH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 45% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for AEX about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- ExpressJet: 9 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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