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Fares from $38 One Way, $75 Round Trip from Washington to Houston

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $38 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 Washington to Houston

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeHOU
Distance1233 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival10:51PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:51PM UTC

Fly from Washington, D.C., to Houston

Houston is home of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, where NASA brings its spacecraft to life and where visitors can explore center s operations. It's also home to many museums and some of the best Tex-Mex restaurants in the country. When the northern weather gets too chilly, head across the Potomac River to the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington. You can fly from Washington, D.C., to Houston in less than four hours without connections.


While the Houston Space Center attracts many visitors each year, the Museum District receives its fair share of attention as well. You can easily spend a day or two in this area visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural Science, Holocaust Museum and Children's Museum. When you're ready to shop and eat, go uptown to the Galleria. There are more than 400 shopping opportunities and a growing number of restaurants in this shopping district.

Hints and tips

Once you arrive at Houston s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), there are rental cars and taxis, and you may share a ride with other passengers using the SuperShuttle. The Metro public busing system also will take you to most areas of the city. Expect temperatures above 80 degrees between May and October, with more moderate temperatures the rest of the year.

Flights from Washington to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Houston?

United Airlines will fly you nonstop from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), so you won't have to stress about lengthy layovers or missing your next flight.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Houston?

The shortest flight time from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) is 3 hours and 8 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Washington to Houston most frequently?

United Airlines operates the most services from Washington to Houston, with 163 flights each month.

^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.