The cheapest times to fly from BRO to HOU are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 23rd to June 10th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 27th, October 1st, and October 8th)

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 BRO to HOU is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $607 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $288 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Brownsville, TX (BRO) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $288 to $406 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $288. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $417. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRO to HOU flight.

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

BRO to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRO to HOU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Brownsville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.64, which is above 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 $40 (12%) 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 $292. Return trip prices are from the HOU to BRO 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 BRO 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 1 hour 30 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 BRO to HOU while comparing.

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

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 8.39% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See BRO to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) in Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 2.35% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See BRO to BPT flights

Destination alternative #3: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 0.17% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See BRO to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 290 miles or 467 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRO to HOU flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Brownsville, TX and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from BRO to HOU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBRO
Origination airport nameBrownsville South Padre Island International Airport
CityBrownsville, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHOU
Destination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.