The cheapest times to fly from DAY to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th to November 18th
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)
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 DAY to IAH is early December. Prices can be as high as $468 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $283 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Dayton, OH (DAY) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $283 to $398 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $388. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $92 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $330 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAY to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DAY to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DAY to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dayton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DAY. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dayton. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $51 (14%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the IAH to DAY 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 DAY 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 39 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 DAY to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 27.88% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DAY to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to James M Cox/Dayton International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 929 miles or 1495 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DAY to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAY to IAH flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.
How many flights go between Dayton, OH and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from DAY to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||James M Cox/Dayton 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 DAY to IAH tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 61% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for DAY about 7 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 14 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Mesa: 7 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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