Cheap Flight Deals From Gainesville (MCO) to Houston (HOU) Starting at $24

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Airfares from $24 One Way, $48 Round Trip from Gainesville to Houston

Prices starting at $48 for return flights and $24 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.

Houston economy flight packages

The Moran CITYCENTRE
Hampton Inn Houston-Near The Galleria
Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston Near the Galleria
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Houston packages with premium economy flights

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Houston by the Galleria
Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
Holiday Inn Houston Intercontinental Airport, an IHG Hotel
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More About Flying To Houston from Gainesville

Route Information for Flights from Gainesville to Houston

Origin Airport IATA Code
MCO
Destination Airport IATA Code
HOU
Distance
852 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Southwest Airlines, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival
11:57AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
4:59AM UTC

Cheap Flights from Gainesville to Houston

Gainesville Airport Information

Whether you are a University of Florida student headed home or simply embarking on a vacation adventure, Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Gainesville. You take off from the Gainesville Regional Airport, which is served by American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways. You might be tempted to fly out of one of the area's larger airports, but you would then face a 120-mile drive to the Orlando International Airport or an 80-mile drive to the Jacksonville International Airport before you even start your trip.

Airport Parking in Gainesville

The Gainesville Regional Airport has plenty of available parking just a short walk from the terminal. The short-term lot charges up to $12 per day, while the long-term lot charges $9 per day or $55 per week. There are also several off-site parking facilities that offer free shuttle service to and from the airport. Check your vacation planner with Orbitz.com before you leave to make sure you have chosen the best parking option based on the length of your trip to help you stay within your budget.

Ground Transportation in Gainesville

The Regional Transit Bus Service (RTS) is the most economical way to get to the Gainesville airport. University of Florida students can also pick up the route #25 bus on Monday through Friday. There are several taxi companies that offer transportation to the airport, but if you purchased your air tickets through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough to warrant splurging on a private car service to get you to the airport in style.

Restaurants in Gainesville

The Gainesville airport has dedicated amenities to serve business and leisure travelers, including Wi-Fi and an ATM, but dining opportunities are limited. Tailwind has a full-service restaurant and bar in the public area before the security checkpoint, but within the terminal, options are more limited. There is a full-service bar in the gate area, but the only food available is grab-and-go snacks. Enjoy your trip, wherever your travels take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights from Gainesville.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Gainesville to Houston now?
If you’re puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Gainesville to Houston, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Gainesville to Houston?
There most certainly are, so you’ll only need to make a note of one flight number. Pick from 4 airlines that advertise nonstop services from Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) to Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), including:

  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Gainesville to Houston?
With the trip from Jacksonville Intl. Airport to William P. Hobby Airport taking a minimum of 3 hours and 6 minutes, there’s plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the experience. Ask for a glass of red and get comfortable in your seat with a riveting book or movie.
What airlines fly from Gainesville to Houston most frequently?
Below are the airlines that operate the most frequently between Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Whatever you look for in a carrier, you’ll find one that meets your needs among these: United Airlines - (UA) with 173 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 95 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 34 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 17 flights 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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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