The cheapest times to fly from MED to IAH are

  • January 29th to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 5th and February 26th)
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 MED to IAH is late March. Prices can be as high as $4853 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1097 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Medina (MED) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1120 to $2195 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1117. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2297. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1180 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1197 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MED to IAH flight.

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

MED to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MED to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Medina. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Wednesdays 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 $454 (24%) 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 $1247. Return trip prices are from the IAH to MED 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 MED 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 14 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MED 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 MED to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (MED > IST > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $368 (30.72%)

See MED to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (MED > SAW > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1011
  • Average savings: $187 (15.58%)

See MED to IST flights

Hack #3: Cairo (MED > CAI > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1047
  • Average savings: $150 (12.53%)

See MED to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7632 miles or 12282 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MED to IAH flight is about 14 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Medina and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MED to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MED
Origination airport name Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City Medina
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 24.6
Longitude 39.7

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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