The cheapest times to fly from IAH to LEJ are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the week of October 15th)

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 LEJ is early December. Prices can be as high as $2175 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $977 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $979 to $1885 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 $1017. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1852. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $835 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1118 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to LEJ flight.

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

IAH to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to LEJ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays 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 $166 (12%) 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 $1141. Return trip prices are from the LEJ 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 LEJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 32 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 LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 37.25% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 14.67% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Hannover Airport (HAJ) in Hannover

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 1.52% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to HAJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 1.34% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to NUE flights


Flight Hacking IAH to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Vienna (IAH > VIE > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $366 (32.74%)

See IAH to VIE flights

Hack #2: Munich (IAH > MUC > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $804
  • Average savings: $315 (28.13%)

See IAH to MUC flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (IAH > FRA > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $836
  • Average savings: $282 (25.22%)

See IAH to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Leipzig Halle Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5308 miles or 8542 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to LEJ flight is about 10 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Leipzig?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from IAH to LEJ.


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 LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2


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