The cheapest times to fly from IAH to MAF are
- July 30th to October 28th
- December 3rd to March 4th
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 MAF is mid October. Prices can be as high as $463 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $301 for Tuesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Midland
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) will usually cost between $303 to $411 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $113 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to MAF flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to MAF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to MAF 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 $0.5, 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 $18 (5%) 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 $337. Return trip prices are from the MAF 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 MAF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 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 MAF while comparing.
- 121 miles (195 km) away from MAF
- Usually 27.97% less expensive than MAF
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to MAF? 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 Midland International Air and Space Port Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 428 miles or 689 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to MAF?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to MAF flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Midland/Odessa, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from IAH to MAF.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Midland International Air and Space Port Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH to MAF tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 28% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MAF heading for IAH about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Midland/Odessa, TX is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 1 minutes early
- United: 21 minutes late
- Republic: 8 minutes late
- Mesa: 3 minutes early
- ExpressJet: 12 minutes late
Flights to MAF
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