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Route Information for Flights from New York to Houston

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code HOU
Distance 1415 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JetBlue Airways, EL AL, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:25PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:25PM UTC

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.

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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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Flights from New York to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to Houston now?

If you're agonizing over travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from New York to Houston, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from New York to Houston?

There sure are, which is awesome news if you're not a huge fan of changing planes en route. United Airlines and Spirit Airlines offer direct flights from Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) to Houston Airport.

What is the shortest flight from New York to Houston?

From New York, the distinctive sights and sounds of Houston are at least 4 hours and 12 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or perhaps even upgrade to one with a bit more legroom, and fly to your destination in comfort.

What airlines fly from New York to Houston most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with United Airlines (UA), which frequently services this route. This airline operates 204 flights every month between Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) and Houston Airport. If you'd like some more options, check out the prices with Spirit Airlines (NK), which operates 30 flights from New York to Houston every month.

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

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 Houston 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 Houston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Houston 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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