The cheapest times to fly from SCL to IAH are

  • February 19th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of September 10th)

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 SCL to IAH is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $1775 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $799 for Thursday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Santiago (SCL) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $860 to $1309 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $859. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $518 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1015 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCL to IAH flight.

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

SCL to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCL to IAH flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Santiago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IAH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SCL. Fridays 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 $102 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $997. Return trip prices are from the IAH to SCL 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 SCL to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 22 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 SCL to IAH while comparing.

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

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 37.24% less expensive than IAH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCL to AUS flights


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

Hack #1: Lima (SCL > LIM > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $247 (24.33%)

See SCL to ORD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (SCL > ORD > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $194 (19.11%)

See SCL to LIM flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (SCL > MEX > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $892
  • Average savings: $124 (12.17%)

See SCL to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4662 miles or 7503 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCL to IAH flight is about 9 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from SCL to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCL
Origination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8

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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