The cheapest times to fly from HOU to TNR are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, and March 12th)
  • May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 4th)
  • September 17th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 29th)
  • early December

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 TNR is late January. Prices can be as high as $5582 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1491 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Antananarivo

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Antananarivo (TNR) will usually cost between $1493 to $4551 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 $1643. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3527. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1885 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1884 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to TNR flight.

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

HOU to TNR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to TNR 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TNR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into HOU. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Antananarivo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $915 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1633. Return trip prices are from the TNR 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 TNR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HOU to TNR

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 TNR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1490
  • Average savings: $394 (20.89%)

See HOU to JNB flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (HOU > NBO > TNR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1592
  • Average savings: $292 (15.48%)

See HOU to NBO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1629
  • Average savings: $255 (13.51%)

See HOU to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HOU to TNR? 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, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9984 miles or 16068 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to TNR flight is about 18 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Antananarivo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from HOU to TNR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeTNR
Destination airport nameIvato Airport


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