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Fares from $79 One Way, $154 Round Trip from St. Louis to Houston

Prices starting at $154 for return flights and $79 for one-way flights to Houston 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 St. Louis to Houston

Origin Airport IATA CodeSTL
Destination Airport IATA CodeHOU
Distance667 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:42PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:32AM UTC

Fly from St Louis to Houston

Book a flight from Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL) to Houston if you want to leave Kentucky and explore Texas. Houston is nicknamed the Space City because of its importance in aeronautic development, and the city also offers world-class entertainment at the Theater District. When driving to STL by car, the most convenient routes to take are I-70 or I-170. A direct flight from St Louis to Houston should last two hours.


With the Museum of Fine Arts among its artistic hotspots, Houston is filled with admiration for Texas fine arts. This renowned museum includes the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and the neoclassical Watkin Building. After looking at European paintings and furniture, head to the Downtown Aquarium to see aquatic life in themed sections such as the Louisiana Swamp and Shipwreck. Finish the day with a show at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts or Wortham Theater Center. If you prefer to spend the evening watching NBA athletes instead of listening to orchestras, reserve a seat inside the Toyota Center.

Hints and tips

When you fly from St Louis to Houston, you'll arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Houston's temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit range from the 40s in the winter to the 90s in the summer. Featuring the Houston Art Car Parade and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the city's calendar is filled with some of the biggest events in the Lone Star State.

Flights from St. Louis to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from St. Louis to Houston?

Yes, Southwest Airlines will fly you nonstop from St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), so you won't have to stress about long layovers or missing your next flight.

What is the shortest flight from St. Louis to Houston?

The trip from St. Louis to Houston can be as fast as 2 hours. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from St. Louis (and vicinity) to Houston (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent flyer along this route. This reputable air carrier operates 143 flights from St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) 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 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.