The cheapest times to fly from HOU to SCQ are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • October 1st to December 16th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SCQ is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $4656 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $964 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Santiago de Compostela

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) will usually cost between $966 to $1849 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1001. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2454. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1453 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1214 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to SCQ flight.

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

HOU to SCQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to SCQ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Santiago de Compostela, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $226 (16%) 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 $1221. Return trip prices are from the SCQ 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 SCQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 28 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 SCQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: A Coruna Airport (LCG) in A Coruna

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from SCQ
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than SCQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See HOU to LCG flights

Destination alternative #2: Asturias Airport (OVD) in Asturias

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from SCQ
  • Usually 0.08% less expensive than SCQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See HOU to OVD flights


Flight Hacking HOU to SCQ

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 SCQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (HOU > BOS > SCQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $375 (30.85%)

See HOU to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (HOU > LGA > SCQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $846
  • Average savings: $369 (30.35%)

See HOU to LGA flights

Hack #3: Milan (HOU > MXP > SCQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $849
  • Average savings: $365 (30.07%)

See HOU to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4711 miles or 7582 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to SCQ flight is about 9 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Santiago de Compostela?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from HOU to SCQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHOU
Origination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSCQ
Destination airport nameSantiago Airport
CitySantiago de Compostela


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