The cheapest times to fly from IAH to MHK are

  • May 7th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • July 9th to September 30th (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 27th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 MHK is early November. Prices can be as high as $863 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $372 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Manhattan

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) will usually cost between $372 to $445 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $375. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $621. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $246 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $384 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to MHK flight.

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

IAH to MHK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to MHK 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 $0.37, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $36 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $380. Return trip prices are from the MHK 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 MHK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 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 MHK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 23.83% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 7.29% less expensive than MHK
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to ICT flights

Destination alternative #3: Lincoln Airport (LNK) in Lincoln, NE

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from MHK
  • Usually 5.99% less expensive than MHK
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to LNK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Manhattan Regional Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 637 miles or 1025 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to MHK flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from IAH to MHK.


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 MHK
Destination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7


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