The cheapest times to fly from MOB to IAH are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- May 28th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
- early to mid July
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 MOB to IAH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $671 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $333 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Mobile, AL (MOB) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $335 to $391 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $50 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MOB to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MOB to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MOB to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Mobile. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, 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 $22 (6%) 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 MOB 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 MOB 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.
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 MOB to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 15.77% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MOB to IAH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Mobile Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 426 miles or 686 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MOB to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MOB to IAH flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Mobile, AL and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MOB to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Mobile Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MOB to IAH tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 52% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for MOB about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 92 minutes late
- Mesa: 6 minutes early
- ExpressJet: 10 minutes late
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