The cheapest times to fly from TRI to IAH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 16th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
- June 25th to July 22nd
- October 8th to November 18th
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 TRI to IAH is early November. Prices can be as high as $1008 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $295 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $295 to $466 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 $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $527. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $337 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TRI to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the TRI to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $63 (16%) 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 $322. Return trip prices are from the IAH to TRI 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 TRI to IAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 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 TRI to IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 5.94% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from TRI 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 Tri Cities Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 870 miles or 1400 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from TRI to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to IAH flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and Houston, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from TRI to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Tri Cities Airport|
|City||Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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