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Route Information for Flights from Modesto to Houston

Origin Airport IATA Code SMF
Destination Airport IATA Code HOU
Distance 1606 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Turkish Airlines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 8:18PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:52PM UTC

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Modesto City-County Airport

The Modesto City-County Airport is located at 617 Airport Way, three miles from the center of Modesto, California. United Airlines has flights from Modesto to San Francisco, where passengers can catch connecting flights to any destination in the world. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from different airlines to find sales and low-cost airline tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot at the east end of the terminal, between the terminal and the air traffic control tower. If you park your vehicle at the airport for more than two weeks, you need to fill out a Long Term Parking form. If you park your vehicle for more than 30 days, the airport charges a $25 monthly fee. You can also take a taxicab to the airport; you'll need to call the cab company and arrange for pickup. Cabs have metered fares, so the total cost of the trip depends on the length of the ride. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

There aren't any full-service restaurants at the Modesto City-County Airport, because it's a small airport. If you need to grab a snack before your flight, you can get snacks and drinks in the vending area, located near the terminal's waiting area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Modesto, you don't have to worry about anything. The website has all of the tools you need to plan your entire vacation.

Houston Airport Information

Travel to Houston cheaply with Orbitz.com, which will help you book low-cost flights to Houston, regardless of whether you are using United Airlines, Frontier or Delta. Houston Intercontinental Airport boasts five long runways and is 23 miles from downtown Houston. It is accessible via the Sam Houston Toll Road, 1-45, Highway 59 and the Hardy Toll Road. The J.F. Kennedy Boulevard and Will Clayton Parkway lead to its two entrances. There are five passenger terminals, with terminal E serving continental flights, D serving international flights and C being exclusively for United Airlines.

Transportation Services at Houston Airports

Parking lots, garages and cell-phone lots are available at IAH. Five minutes away from JFK Boulevard is the Consolidated Rental Car facility, which houses car-rental agencies sharing a common bus system. In addition to low-cost flights to Houston, Orbitz.com will help you organize cheap transport services via taxi, limo, shuttles, courtesy vans or METRO transportation. You can get to downtown Houston in 30 minutes.

Houston Weather Information

Make your travel arrangements with Orbitz.com between April and November. This is peak season, during which you will find a myriad of attractions, although fall sometimes brings hurricanes. For cheap vacations, book flights to Houston from December to February.

Houston's Major Attractions

Houston Galleria, Bayou Place, Johnson Space Center and the Houston Zoo are among the most popular places in Houston. There are many seasonal attractions during the period between April and November, such as the Kemah Rock the Dock concerts and the Miller Outdoor Theater performances. The cheapest time to visit is between the winter months of December and February. Orbitz.com has numerous cheap deals for flights to Houston.

Flights from Modesto to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Modesto to Houston now?

Check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on travel restrictions and quarantine when catching a flight from Modesto to Houston.

Are there non-stop flights from Modesto to Houston?

Yes, there is. United Airlines will fly you directly from SMF to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), so you won't have to stress about lengthy stopovers or missing your next flight.

What is the shortest flight from Modesto to Houston?

From Modesto, the unique sights and sounds of Houston are at least 4 hours and 11 minutes away. Secure your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with a little more legroom, and travel to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Modesto to Houston most frequently?

Book your Modesto to Houston trip with an United Airlines flight. With 60 per month, this airline has the most flights between these two destinations.

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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