The cheapest times to fly from DAR to IAH are

  • January 22nd to February 25th
  • March 19th to June 24th
  • November 5th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 DAR to IAH is late March. Prices can be as high as $1909 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1023 for Sunday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Dar Es Salaam (DAR) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1181 to $1582 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1669. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $460 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1313 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAR to IAH flight.

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

DAR to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAR to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dar es Salaam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DAR. Fridays 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 $326 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1219. Return trip prices are from the IAH to DAR 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 DAR 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 17 hour 20 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 DAR to IAH while comparing.

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

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 6.78% less expensive than IAH
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to AUS flights


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

Hack #1: Cairo (DAR > CAI > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1192
  • Average savings: $122 (9.25%)

See DAR to NBO flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (DAR > NBO > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1228
  • Average savings: $85 (6.47%)

See DAR to CAI flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DAR > JFK > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1234
  • Average savings: $79 (6.02%)

See DAR to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Julius Nyerere International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9086 miles or 14622 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAR to IAH flight is about 17 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Dar Es Salaam and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DAR to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DAR
Origination airport name Julius Nyerere International Airport
City Dar Es Salaam
Country Tanzania
Latitude -6.9
Longitude 39.2

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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