The cheapest times to fly from IAH to ANC are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of 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 IAH to ANC is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1126 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $386 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $436 to $750 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $764. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $321 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $568 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to ANC flight.

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

IAH to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $101 (16%) 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 $541. Return trip prices are from the ANC to IAH 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 IAH to ANC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAH to ANC

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 IAH to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (IAH > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $16 (2.73%)

See IAH to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAH to ANC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3261 miles or 5248 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAH to ANC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to ANC flight is about 6 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 117 available flights from IAH to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IAH to ANC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 29% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for IAH about 30 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 30 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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