The cheapest times to fly from IAH to SCL are

  • March 12th to April 29th
  • July 30th to December 9th

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 SCL is early October. Prices can be as high as $1598 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $795 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $795 to $1300 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $795. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1440. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $645 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1006 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to SCL flight.

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

IAH to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to SCL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCL, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into IAH. Fridays 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 $102 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $967. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAH to SCL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IAH to SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (IAH > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $306 (30.37%)

See IAH to LIM flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (IAH > MEX > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $100 (9.94%)

See IAH to MEX flights

Hack #3: Cancun (IAH > CUN > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $975
  • Average savings: $31 (3.08%)

See IAH to CUN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4662 miles or 7503 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to SCL flight is about 9 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Santiago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from IAH to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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