The cheapest times to fly from IAH to TYS are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 TYS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $768 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $162 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Knoxville
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $162 to $431 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $174. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $428. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $254 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $295 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to TYS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to TYS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to TYS 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 $0.24, which is below 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 $88 (26%) 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 $250. Return trip prices are from the TYS 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 TYS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 22 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 TYS while comparing.
- 87 miles (140 km) away from TYS
- Usually 21.02% less expensive than TYS
- 1-layover flights available
- 118 miles (190 km) away from TYS
- Usually 12.54% less expensive than TYS
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to TYS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from McGhee Tyson Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 771 miles or 1241 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to TYS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to TYS flight is about 2 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and Knoxville, TN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from IAH to TYS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||McGhee Tyson Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAH to TYS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 34% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave TYS heading for IAH about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Knoxville, TN is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- ExpressJet: 12 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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