The cheapest times to fly from DEN to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 IAH is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $678 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $114 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $136 to $402 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 $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $238 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to IAH 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 $0.17, 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 $80 (28%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the IAH to DEN 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 DEN 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 32 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Spirit, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 862 miles or 1387 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to IAH flight is about 2 hour 32 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 53 available flights from DEN to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver 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 DEN to IAH tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for DEN about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 15 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- United: 18 minutes late
- Spirit: on time
- Frontier: 22 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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