The cheapest times to fly from BUQ to IAH are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • September 3rd to November 11th

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 BUQ to IAH is late January. Prices can be as high as $3534 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $1216 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1241 to $2346 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1329. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1160 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUQ to IAH flight.

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

BUQ to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUQ to IAH flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bulawayo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 to Houston, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Bulawayo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $306 (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 $1495. Return trip prices are from the IAH to BUQ 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 BUQ to IAH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (BUQ > JFK > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1304
  • Average savings: $345 (20.9%)

See BUQ to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (BUQ > JNB > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1312
  • Average savings: $337 (20.41%)

See BUQ to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (BUQ > BOS > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1613
  • Average savings: $36 (2.15%)

See BUQ to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to J. M. Nkomo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8893 miles or 14312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUQ to IAH flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Bulawayo and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from BUQ to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUQ
Origination airport name J. M. Nkomo International Airport
City Bulawayo
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -20
Longitude 28.6

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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