The cheapest times to fly from KOA to IAH are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 KOA to IAH is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1610 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $630 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Kona, HI (KOA) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $681 to $984 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 $689. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1072. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $823 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KOA to IAH flight.

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

KOA to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KOA to IAH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kailua-Kona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays 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 (10%) 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 $798. Return trip prices are from the IAH to KOA 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 KOA to IAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 52 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 KOA to IAH while comparing.

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

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 23.21% less expensive than IAH
  • 1-layover flights available

See KOA to AUS flights


Flight Hacking KOA to IAH

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 KOA to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (KOA > SAN > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $706
  • Average savings: $118 (14.28%)

See KOA to SAN flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (KOA > LAX > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $732
  • Average savings: $92 (11.12%)

See KOA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (KOA > LAS > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $818
  • Average savings: $5 (0.61%)

See KOA to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3828 miles or 6161 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KOA to IAH flight is about 7 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Kona, HI and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from KOA to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KOA
Origination airport name Ellison Onizuka Kona International at Keahole Airport
City Kona, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -156

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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