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The cheapest times to fly from DEN to HOU are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • 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 DEN to HOU is late January. Prices can be as high as $904 for Monday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $114 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $144 to $526 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 $184. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $554. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $289 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to HOU flight.

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

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DEN to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to HOU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $130 (35%) 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 $231. Return trip prices are from the HOU to DEN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEN to HOU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 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 DEN to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 17.82% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to IAH flights

Destination alternative #2: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 16.09% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEN to AUS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEN to HOU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 883 miles or 1421 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEN to HOU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to HOU flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from DEN to HOU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDEN
Origination airport nameDenver International Airport
CityDenver, CO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-104.7

Return Airport

Destination codeHOU
Destination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude29.6
Longitude-95.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DEN to HOU tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 40% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 5% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HOU heading for DEN about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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