The cheapest times to fly from BTR to IAH are
- January 8th to February 11th
- March 26th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
- June 4th to June 17th
- July 9th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, August 27th, September 3rd, and October 22nd)
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 BTR to IAH is late September. Prices can be as high as $552 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $272 for Wednesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $272 to $327 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 $272. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $339. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $67 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $282 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTR to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BTR to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BTR to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baton Rouge. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.69, which is above 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 $33 (11%) 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 $276. Return trip prices are from the IAH to BTR 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 BTR to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 26 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 BTR to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 14.01% less expensive than IAH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BTR to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 253 miles or 407 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BTR to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTR to IAH flight is about 1 hour 26 minutes.
How many flights go between Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from BTR to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport|
|City||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from BTR to IAH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 58% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for BTR about 3 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Mesa: 8 minutes late
- ExpressJet: 3 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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