The cheapest times to fly from BGW to IAH are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 BGW to IAH is early September. Prices can be as high as $2024 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $925 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Baghdad (BGW) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $959 to $1642 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $934. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1707. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $774 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BGW to IAH flight.

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

BGW to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BGW to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Baghdad. 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. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Baghdad. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (6%) 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 $1264. Return trip prices are from the IAH to BGW 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 BGW 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 14 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BGW 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 BGW to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $917
  • Average savings: $341 (27.13%)

See BGW to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (BGW > SAW > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $920
  • Average savings: $339 (26.91%)

See BGW to IST flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (BGW > CPH > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1014
  • Average savings: $245 (19.44%)

See BGW to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Gulf Air, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Al Muthana Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7330 miles or 11796 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BGW to IAH flight is about 14 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Baghdad and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from BGW to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BGW
Origination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4

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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