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Selected fares from New York to Houston

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Route Information for Flights from New York to Houston

Origin Airport IATA Code EWR
Destination Airport IATA Code IAH
Flight Price $159
Distance 2,236 km

If you’re planning a trip to Houston, Orbitz can help you find great deals on flights to Space City. Use the tools on the Orbitz search page to find a choice of journey options and start planning your trip to Texas.

Popular Routes from New York to Houston

Almost all of the flights that depart New York for Houston land at the city’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. This is the primary airport serving Houston and is very well connected to the city center and the surrounding area.

Most flights from New York to Houston originate at either LaGuardia or Newark airports. United Airlines and Delta Air Lines operate most of the flights from LaGuardia Airport to Houston George Bush. The route from Newark Liberty International to Houston is dominated by United Airlines and Spirit.

A handful of flights also link John F. Kennedy Airport with Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. These flights are operated by JetBlue.

The Flight from New York to Houston

Average flight time from New York to Houston is just over four hours. However, some planes can complete the journey in three hours 50 minutes, getting you on the ground in Texas quicker.

On the way back, your journey time will be even shorter. It takes an average of just three hours 20 minutes to fly from Houston to New York, with a few even faster options also available.

As you cover the 1,600 miles from New York to Houston, you’ll pass over some of the most beautiful states in the US. If it’s a clear day, you can look down from 35,000 to see mountains, fields, cities and possibly even beaches as you come into land in Houston.

William P. Hobby Airport is one of the busiest air hubs in Texas. A focus city for Southwest Airlines, the airport offers a great choice of direct services to cities across the US well as selected international destinations.

Once you’ve touched down in Houston, you can continue your journey by bus, taxi or hire care. A lot of hotels in the city offer courtesy vans for passengers arriving at the airport, so check your booking before you fly.

Even though it’s a four-hour flight, Houston is just one hour behind New York. This means you’ll experience minimal jetlag and will be able to get straight out to explore the city.

A great choice of airlines operates flights from New York to Houston, making it easy to grab a great deal.

Other Flight Destinations in Texas

Aside from Alaska, Texas is the biggest state in the US. Thanks to its size, the best way to get around is by plane. Try one of these popular routes to see a little more of the Lone Star State.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.