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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to IAH are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 27th 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 JFK to IAH is late January. Prices can be as high as $555 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $224 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $225 to $423 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $224. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $398. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $174 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $264 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to IAH flight.

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

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JFK to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far 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 $100 (29%) 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 $249. Return trip prices are from the IAH to JFK 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 JFK to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 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 JFK to IAH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 5.87% less expensive than IAH
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to AUS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1415 miles or 2277 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to IAH flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from JFK to IAH.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

Destination code IAH
Destination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

 

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