The cheapest times to fly from SJO to HOU are
- January 8th to February 18th
- April 16th to May 13th
- July 30th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
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 SJO to HOU is early November. Prices can be as high as $1092 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $429 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $432 to $872 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $453. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $413 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $541 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to HOU flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJO to HOU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJO to HOU flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 SJO. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Houston, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San José. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $128 (20%) 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 $513. Return trip prices are from the HOU to SJO 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 SJO to HOU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 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 SJO to HOU while comparing.
- 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
- Usually 11.18% less expensive than HOU
- 1-layover flights available
- 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
- Usually 6.10% less expensive than HOU
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJO to HOU? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1534 miles or 2469 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJO to HOU?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to HOU flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from SJO to HOU.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Juan Santamaria International Airport|
|Destination airport name||William P Hobby Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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