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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Houston to Memphis

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Memphis were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Houston to Memphis

Origin Airport IATA CodeHOU
Destination Airport IATA CodeMEM
Distance468 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesCopa Airlines, ANA, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:11PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:52AM UTC

Fly from Houston to Memphis

When you fly from Houston to Memphis via the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), you'll be entering a city that many famous musicians, including Elvis Presley and B.B. King, called home. Memphis is only an hour-and-a-half flight from Houston, which is perfect for a last-minute weekend getaway. Along with its variety of attractions such as the Memphis Zoo and Beale Street, Memphis offers visitors a unique twist on Southern hospitality that includes healthy doses of country, rock and blues.


Memphis is home to Graceland, where Elvis Presley once called home. Since Elvis's passing, the residence has been turned into a museum for visitors. Across the street from Graceland is a museum that houses the singer s car collection, including the pink Cadillac that he purchased for his mother. The museum also includes Elvis's personal plane, the Lisa Marie, which was named after his daughter. With local favorites such as barbecued pork, loaded baked potatoes and homemade banana pudding offered at area restaurants, you ll have no reason to go hungry while in Memphis.

Hints and tips

Transportation from the Memphis International Airport (MEM) to your destination within the city is available in the form of rental cars, public transportation, the Mega Bus, taxis and hotel shuttles. The climate in Memphis consists of cold winter months and hot summers. Winter temperatures average in the low 30s while the summer high temperatures are usually in the low 90s.

Flights from Houston to Memphis - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Memphis?

Yep, United Airlines flies nonstop from Houston to Memphis, so you'll be embarking on your big adventure in next to no time.

What is the shortest flight from Houston to Memphis?

If the weather is good and all goes as scheduled, you could be flying into Memphis, TN (MEM-Memphis Intl.) from Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) in just 1 hour and 28 minutes. With such a short flight time, think about traveling with hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Houston (and vicinity) to Memphis (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're after the carrier with the most frequent flights from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Memphis, TN Airport (MEM-Memphis Intl.), reserve your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier has 146 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Memphis?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Memphis have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Memphis with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Memphis without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.