The cheapest times to fly from ANC to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
- July 30th 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 IAH is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $953 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $386 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $452 to $757 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $449. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $781. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $332 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $572 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ANC to IAH 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 $0.11, 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. 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 $101 (16%) 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 $542. Return trip prices are from the IAH to ANC 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 ANC to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 51 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 ANC to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 8.92% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking ANC 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 ANC to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $549
- Average savings: $24 (4.11%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ANC to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3261 miles or 5248 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ANC to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to IAH flight is about 6 hour 51 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 114 available flights from ANC to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage 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 ANC to IAH tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for ANC about 97 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 89 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- United: 97 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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