The cheapest times to fly from IAH to ROC are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 ROC is early December. Prices can be as high as $677 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $301 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Rochester, NY (ROC) will usually cost between $306 to $539 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 $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $183 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $370 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to ROC flight.

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

IAH to ROC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to ROC 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 $0.17, which is below 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 $99 (22%) 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 $351. Return trip prices are from the ROC 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 ROC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 23 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 ROC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 14.19% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to ERI flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 13.38% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 2.43% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to SYR flights

Destination alternative #4: Williamsport Regional Airport (IPT) in Williamsport, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to IPT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1331 miles or 2142 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to ROC flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Rochester, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from IAH to ROC.


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 ROC
Destination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7


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