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The cheapest times to fly from IAH to BRO are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 20th, and October 1st)

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 BRO is early December. Prices can be as high as $369 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $288 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Brownsville

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Brownsville, TX (BRO) will usually cost between $288 to $350 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 $288. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to BRO flight.

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

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IAH to BRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to BRO 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 $0.6, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAH. 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 $17 (6%) 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 $291. Return trip prices are from the BRO to IAH 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 IAH to BRO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 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 IAH to BRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from BRO
  • Usually 1.18% less expensive than BRO
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to MFE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 309 miles or 497 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to BRO flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Brownsville, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from IAH to BRO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeIAH
Origination airport nameGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude30
Longitude-95.3

Return Airport

Destination codeBRO
Destination airport nameBrownsville South Padre Island International Airport
CityBrownsville, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude25.9
Longitude-97.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IAH to BRO tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BRO heading for IAH about 6 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Brownsville, TX is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 7 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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