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The cheapest times to fly from IAH to PNS are

  • August 13th to February 25th (except the weeks of August 27th and 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 PNS is early December. Prices can be as high as $606 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $313 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $332 to $492 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 $347. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $492. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $145 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to PNS flight.

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

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IAH to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to PNS 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 $0.49, 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 $60 (14%) 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 $367. Return trip prices are from the PNS to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAH to PNS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 52 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 20.31% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to VPS flights

Destination alternative #2: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 19.28% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to PIB flights

Destination alternative #3: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 18.50% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to MGM flights

Destination alternative #4: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 18.24% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to GPT flights

Destination alternative #5: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 13.07% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to MOB flights

Destination alternative #6: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 6.86% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAH to ECP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 488 miles or 785 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to PNS flight is about 1 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from IAH to PNS.

 

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 PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from IAH to PNS tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PNS heading for IAH about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pensacola, FL is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 5 minutes early
  • Mesa: 14 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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