The cheapest times to fly from ANC to HOU are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 ANC to HOU is late September. Prices can be as high as $1852 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $472 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $549 to $1135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $574. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $1187. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $612 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $719 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to HOU flight.

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

ANC to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to HOU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $188 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $688. Return trip prices are from the HOU to ANC 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 ANC 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 6 hour 53 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 ANC to HOU while comparing.

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

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 27.54% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 20.45% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See ANC to IAH flights

Destination alternative #3: Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) in Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 6.26% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to BPT flights


Flight Hacking ANC 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 ANC to HOU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $128 (17.8%)

See ANC to SEA flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (ANC > DEN > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $33 (4.59%)

See ANC to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3282 miles or 5282 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to HOU flight is about 6 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from ANC to HOU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

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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