The cheapest times to fly from IAH to LRD are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 LRD is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $609 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $286 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Laredo

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Laredo, TX (LRD) will usually cost between $286 to $355 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $348. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $62 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to LRD flight.

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

IAH to LRD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to LRD 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 $0.61, which is above 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 $13 (4%) 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 $294. Return trip prices are from the LRD 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 LRD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 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 LRD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LRD
  • Usually 19.59% less expensive than LRD
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to MTY flights

Destination alternative #2: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from LRD
  • Usually 0.68% less expensive than LRD
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to MFE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 301 miles or 484 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to LRD flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from IAH to LRD.


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 LRD
Destination airport name Laredo International Airport
City Laredo, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 27.5
Longitude -99.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IAH to LRD 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 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LRD heading for IAH about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Laredo, TX is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • ExpressJet: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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