The cheapest times to fly from OOL to HOU are

  • January 22nd to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 16th to August 5th
  • October 29th to November 25th (except the week of November 5th)

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 OOL to HOU is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2452 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $984 for Wednesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Gold Coast (OOL) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $1098 to $2038 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1220. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2201. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $981 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1391 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OOL to HOU flight.

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

OOL to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OOL to HOU flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Gold Coast. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HOU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OOL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Gold Coast. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $272 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1334. Return trip prices are from the HOU to OOL 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 OOL to HOU can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 60 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 OOL to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 18.62% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See OOL to IAH flights


Flight Hacking OOL to HOU

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 OOL to HOU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (OOL > SYD > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1213
  • Average savings: $178 (12.8%)

See OOL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (OOL > LAX > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1215
  • Average savings: $176 (12.65%)

See OOL to SYD flights

Hack #3: Melbourne (OOL > MEL > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $83 (5.97%)

See OOL to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OOL to HOU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Gold Coast Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8339 miles or 13420 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OOL to HOU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OOL to HOU flight is about 15 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Gold Coast 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 OOL to HOU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOOL
Origination airport nameGold Coast Airport
CityGold Coast

Return Airport

Destination codeHOU
Destination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States


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