The cheapest times to fly from AUS to HOU are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 23rd to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)
- 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 AUS to HOU is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $629 for Monday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $244 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $244 to $392 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $244. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $450. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to HOU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AUS to HOU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the AUS to HOU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.17, 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 to Houston, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $34 (11%) 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 $264. Return trip prices are from the HOU to AUS 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 AUS to HOU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 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 AUS to HOU while comparing.
- 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
- Usually 6.81% less expensive than HOU
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from AUS to HOU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 148 miles or 238 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from AUS to HOU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to HOU flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.
How many flights go between Austin, TX and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from AUS to HOU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Austin – Bergstrom International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||William P Hobby Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from AUS to HOU tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HOU heading for AUS about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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