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The cheapest times to fly from SLC to HOU are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 SLC to HOU is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $806 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $275 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $284 to $548 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $317. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $525. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $209 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $355 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to HOU flight.

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

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SLC to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to HOU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below 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 $149 (33%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the HOU to SLC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLC 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 10 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 SLC to HOU while comparing.

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

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 26.90% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 7.61% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLC to IAH flights

Destination alternative #3: Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) in Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to BPT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1213 miles or 1952 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to HOU flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from SLC to HOU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

Return Airport

Destination codeHOU
Destination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude29.6
Longitude-95.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SLC to HOU tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave HOU heading for SLC about 3 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 8 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 3 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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