The cheapest times to fly from MAF to IAH are
- July 30th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)
- December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 24th)
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 MAF to IAH is early December. Prices can be as high as $463 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $301 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Midland/Odessa, TX (MAF) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $303 to $411 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 $306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $406. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAF to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MAF to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MAF to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Midland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above 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 $18 (5%) 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 $336. Return trip prices are from the IAH to MAF 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 MAF to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MAF to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Midland International Air and Space Port Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 428 miles or 689 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MAF to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAF to IAH flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Midland/Odessa, TX and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from MAF to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Midland International Air and Space Port Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MAF to IAH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 46% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for MAF about 6 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 13 minutes late
- United: 7 minutes late
- Republic: on time
- Mesa: on time
- ExpressJet: 8 minutes late
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