The cheapest times to fly from HOU to OOL are

  • January 22nd to March 4th
  • March 19th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 2nd and May 28th)
  • July 30th to September 16th
  • November 5th 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 OOL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $3602 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1128 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Gold Coast

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Gold Coast (OOL) will usually cost between $1640 to $2886 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1746. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3354. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1609 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1958 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to OOL flight.

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

HOU to OOL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to OOL 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OOL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into HOU. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gold Coast, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $272 (13%) 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 $1778. Return trip prices are from the OOL 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 OOL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 60 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from HOU to OOL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from OOL
  • Usually 8.81% less expensive than OOL
  • 2-layover flights available

See HOU to BNE flights


Flight Hacking HOU to OOL

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 OOL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Singapore (HOU > SIN > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1356
  • Average savings: $602 (30.75%)

See HOU to SIN flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (HOU > KUL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1367
  • Average savings: $591 (30.19%)

See HOU to KUL flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (HOU > LAX > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1517
  • Average savings: $441 (22.53%)

See HOU to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gold Coast Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8339 miles or 13420 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to OOL flight is about 15 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Gold Coast?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from HOU to OOL.


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 OOL
Destination airport name Gold Coast Airport
City Gold Coast
Country Australia
Latitude -28.2
Longitude 153.5


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