The cheapest times to fly from HOU to BUQ are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, March 12th, and April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 BUQ is late January. Prices can be as high as $4958 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $1548 for Sunday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Bulawayo

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Bulawayo (BUQ) will usually cost between $1561 to $4089 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 $1582. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $4080. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2498 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2034 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to BUQ flight.

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

HOU to BUQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to BUQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUQ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into HOU. Thursdays 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 $882 (31%) 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 $2134. Return trip prices are from the BUQ 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 BUQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HOU to BUQ

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 BUQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (HOU > JNB > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1186
  • Average savings: $848 (41.69%)

See HOU to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (HOU > JFK > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1444
  • Average savings: $590 (29.01%)

See HOU to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (HOU > BOS > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1561
  • Average savings: $473 (23.25%)

See HOU to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from J. M. Nkomo International Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8888 miles or 14304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to BUQ flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Bulawayo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from HOU to BUQ.


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 BUQ
Destination airport name J. M. Nkomo International Airport
City Bulawayo
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -20
Longitude 28.6


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