The cheapest times to fly from HOU to ANC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 HOU to ANC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1812 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $453 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $543 to $1089 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $539. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1117. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $578 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $724 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to ANC flight.

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

HOU to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $188 (22%) 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 $678. Return trip prices are from the ANC to HOU 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 HOU to ANC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HOU to ANC

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 HOU to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (HOU > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $127 (17.51%)

See HOU to SEA flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (HOU > DEN > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $684
  • Average savings: $40 (5.52%)

See HOU to DEN flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (HOU > ORD > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $21 (2.83%)

See HOU to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3282 miles or 5282 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to ANC flight is about 6 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from HOU to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HOU
Origination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


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