The cheapest times to fly from IAH to HND are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to May 13th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 HND is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2033 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $863 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Tokyo (HND) will usually cost between $908 to $1611 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $947. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1631. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $684 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1175 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to HND flight.

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

IAH to HND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to HND flight is slightly 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 $0.11, 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 to Tokyo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (9%) 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 $1164. Return trip prices are from the HND 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 HND can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 58 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 HND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from HND
  • Usually 13.37% less expensive than HND
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to NRT flights


Flight Hacking IAH to HND

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 HND — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (IAH > LAS > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $241 (20.52%)

See IAH to LAS flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (IAH > PHL > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $968
  • Average savings: $207 (17.62%)

See IAH to PHL flights

Hack #3: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (IAH > AVP > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $1011
  • Average savings: $164 (13.92%)

See IAH to AVP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6663 miles or 10723 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to HND flight is about 12 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from IAH to HND.


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 HND
Destination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8


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