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The cheapest times to fly from IAH to BUF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (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 IAH to BUF is early December. Prices can be as high as $606 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $279 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $290 to $482 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 $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to BUF flight.

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

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IAH to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to BUF 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 $0.16, 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 $83 (21%) 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 $309. Return trip prices are from the BUF 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 BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 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 IAH to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 0.94% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to ERI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1281 miles or 2062 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to BUF flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from IAH to BUF.

 

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 BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

 

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