The cheapest times to fly from UKB to HOU are

  • April 2nd to July 15th
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, and November 26th)

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 UKB to HOU is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $12000 for Saturday flights during late February and early March, or as low as $1233 for Wednesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Kobe Honshu Island (UKB) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $1274 to $11500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late February and early March, with an average price of $11179. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $9852 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1602 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UKB to HOU flight.

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

UKB to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UKB to HOU flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kobe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 UKB. Saturdays 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 $1752 (29%) 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 $3481. Return trip prices are from the HOU to UKB 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 UKB 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 13 hour 25 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 UKB to HOU while comparing.

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

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 16.79% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See UKB to IAH flights


Flight Hacking UKB 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 UKB to HOU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (UKB > LAX > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1378
  • Average savings: $225 (14.01%)

See UKB to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (UKB > LAS > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1433
  • Average savings: $169 (10.55%)

See UKB to LAX flights

Hack #3: Kansas City, MO (UKB > MCI > HOU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1530
  • Average savings: $73 (4.53%)

See UKB to MCI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Delta, JAL, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6908 miles or 11117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UKB to HOU flight is about 13 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Kobe Honshu Island and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from UKB to HOU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UKB
Origination airport name Kobe Airport
City Kobe Honshu Island
Country Japan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 135.2

Return Airport

Destination code HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3


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