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The cheapest times to fly from HOU to PNS are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of August 20th, October 1st, 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 HOU to PNS is early December. Prices can be as high as $1484 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $331 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $334 to $499 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $665. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $389 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to PNS flight.

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

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HOU to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to PNS flight is much 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 $0.5, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HOU. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Pensacola, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $64 (14%) 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 $385. Return trip prices are from the PNS to HOU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HOU to PNS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 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 HOU to PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 19.18% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to PIB flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 16.60% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to VPS flights

Destination alternative #3: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 18.15% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to MGM flights

Destination alternative #4: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 16.60% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to GPT flights

Destination alternative #5: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 12.23% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to MOB flights

Destination alternative #6: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 6.69% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See HOU to ECP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 487 miles or 784 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to PNS flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from HOU to PNS.

 

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 PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from HOU to PNS tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 77% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PNS heading for HOU about 22 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pensacola, FL is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 22 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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