The cheapest times to fly from CLE to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th to November 18th
- 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 CLE to IAH is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $518 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $270 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Cleveland, OH (CLE) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $281 to $459 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $300. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $428. 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 $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLE to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLE to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CLE to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cleveland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $56 (14%) 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 $344. Return trip prices are from the IAH to CLE 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 CLE to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 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 CLE to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 10.58% less expensive than IAH
- Nonstop flights available
- 79 miles (127 km) away from IAH
- Usually 6.88% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CLE to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1091 miles or 1756 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CLE to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLE to IAH flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.
How many flights go between Cleveland, OH and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from CLE to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CLE to IAH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 19% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for CLE about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- United: 10 minutes late
- Republic: 2 minutes late
- Mesa: 16 minutes late
- ExpressJet: 16 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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