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.
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
Return Trip Prices by Day
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.
- 54 miles (87 km) away from BRO
- Usually 1.18% less expensive than BRO
- Nonstop flights available
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
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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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