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Cheap Flights to Houston, Texas

Houston is a high priority on your Lone Star State adventure list, and for a good reason. Maybe you’ve heard of its vibrant music scene and or want to experience its thriving nightlife. Perhaps you’re a history buff and want to visit its impressive museum district or maybe you need to fly to Houston for business. Whatever your reason for booking a flight to H-Town, you’re bound to receive a healthy dose of Houston culture—whether you plan to go barbeque brisket bar hopping or embark on a few thrilling outdoor adventures.

Space Out in Space City

Center City Sights: The Museum of Health & Medical Science is an eye-catching immersive journey inside the human body set to jog memories of Mrs. Frizzle aboard the Magic School Bus. The museum features Texas-size organs and bones, including a massive walk-in eyeball, a giant human heart, and a 27 ½-foot intestine. The Museum of Health & Medical Science is just one of the many museums in Houston’s downtown Museum District.

For more adventure, take a stroll along 19th Street to shop locally owned boutiques and dine at some of Houston’s best restaurants. In the Historic Houston Heights District, 19th Street features gift shops, toy stores, eateries, vintage clothing, art galleries, and more.

Taste of Texas: Houston’s performing arts scene extends beyond its music and theater venues. At Phil & Derek’s Restaurant and Wine Bar, you can order southern-fried cuisine and enjoy comedy shows, live R&B bands, and jazz bands. Mystery Café is another Houston eatery that serves tasty food accompanied by a lively murder mystery show.

For a fun twist on American food, visit Bosscat Kitchen & Libations, an American restaurant that puts interesting upscale twists on all their menu items. Some of Bosscat’s unique offerings include fruity pebble French toast, red velvet churros, chicken fried steak, and more. Gen Korean BBQ, Hungry Like the Wolf, and Urban Eats are three quick-bite restaurants that feature dozens of menu items with a southern twang, in case you want good eats without the theatrics.

Thrilling Adventures: Flying to IAH doesn’t mean your entire trip has to be confined to Houston. There are several options if you want to hit the Texas road for exciting day trips from Houston. Hop in your rental car and head to Galveston Island for some fun on the water.

If you want to plan a trip to Houston to celebrate a special occasion, you’ll love the next item on the Houston Hotwire itinerary—Space Land Skydiving. Yep! You heard right! If you’re over 18 and are flying to Houston with an appetite for fun and a thirst for adventure, you’ll love a tandem skydive jump with Skydive Space Land Houston from 14,000 feet in the air. You’ll freefall at 120 mph and experience a tranquil 5-minute parachute flight down the rest of the way. In for another type of thrill? Bayou City Adventures offers kayak and canoe excursions through Buffalo Bayou Park.

Sport It: Houston is home to six major league sports teams. Basketball fans can catch a Rockets game at Toyota Center. Or you can grab a loaded hot dog and a battered-up funnel cake at Minute Maid Stadium and watch the Houston Astros slide across home plate. If you’re into Soccer, PNC Stadium is home to Houston Dash (NWSL) and Houston Dynamo FC (MLS). H-Town is also the home base for the MLR Houston SaberCats and NFL Houston Texans.

Frequently Asked Questions about Flights to IAH

How to get cheap flights to Houston, Texas?

If you want to get to Houston in style while saving a pretty penny, Hotwire has you covered. Hotwire has plenty of options, from business class round-trip tickets to Houston, Texas, to flight, hotel, and car rental packages. The best part is you won’t have to do much heavy lifting. Hotwire offers big savings on flights on airlines. If you’re heading to H-Town on a whim and want to try your luck on a deal, book a cheap last-minute Houston flight with Hotwire Hot Rates. The concept is simple—the longer you wait, the more you save. You can book a cheap direct flight to Houston, Texas for as low as .

What is the name of Houston’s airport?

When you think of booking a flight to Houston, George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) may be the only airport that comes to mind, but there are other airports in Houston that serve domestic and international flights. William P. Hobby (HOU) or Hobby Airport is an international airport located just 7 miles from downtown Houston.

What airport is best to fly into Houston?

The best way to determine which airport is best for your unique journey to Houston, you need to take into account where you want to land, which airline you want to fly, and whether you are flying domestically or internationally. If you want to touch down smack dab in the middle of all the H-Town action, IAH is the way to go. If you don’t want to land in downtown Houston or if you want to fly Southwest, HOU offers more flights. HOU also offers Delta and American Airline flights.

When is the best time to buy flights to Houston?

The best time to snag a cheap ticket to Houston is early spring, right before summer’s high season, and during the fall, before the holiday season.

Is it safe to fly to Houston right now?

With all the recent COVID-19 closures and reopenings, many people are wondering, “Is it safe to travel to Houston right now?” Be sure to keep up with the latest travel and destination restrictions. When booking your next trip, refer to the guidance on traveling during the coronavirus pandemic to stay safe.

Houston Flight Information
Destination AirportGeorge Bush Intercontinental
Destination Airport IATA CodeIAH
Airlines ServingAmerican Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United
Number Of Airlines Serving5
Flight Price$145
Popular AirlineUnited

Last Minute Hotel Deals in Houston

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston - Greenway Plaza
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston - Greenway Plaza
4 out of 5
6 Greenway Plaza East, Houston, TX, 77046
The price is $96 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 19
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, a free area shuttle, and room service. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,038 reviews)
"Was a great place to stay, no problems with stay."

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston - Greenway Plaza
The Grand Tuscany Hotel
The Grand Tuscany Hotel
4 out of 5
12801 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX, 77040
The price is $99 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,562 reviews)
"My stay was great, my girls loved it, the only thing I didn't like, that there was not a microwave in room, and even though we went down to the restaurant, we still paid the 20 percent"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

The Grand Tuscany Hotel
Marriott Marquis Houston
Marriott Marquis Houston
4 out of 5
1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX, 77010
The price is $239 per night from Aug 14 to Aug 15
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"My room was not ready when I checked in however I was 15 mins early. We waited 30 mins and they upgraded up to nicer room. I was very appreciated of the upgrade. My complaint. The restaurant or Texas tea is listed as staying open until 6 pm on the TV and when we got there they said it closed at 5:30. ..."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

Marriott Marquis Houston
Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
3 out of 5
1314 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX, 77002
The price is $126 per night from Aug 23 to Aug 24
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,021 reviews)
"I like staying here. And will continue to do so. Great location. Great service. Front desk personnel were very friendly and the valet service and personnel were great."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center
Club Quarters Hotel Downtown, Houston
Club Quarters Hotel Downtown, Houston
4 out of 5
720 Fannin Street, Houston, TX, 77002
The price is $112 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,187 reviews)
"Very nice an staff was super nice."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2022

Club Quarters Hotel Downtown, Houston
The Whitehall Houston
The Whitehall Houston
4 out of 5
1700 Smith St, Houston, TX, 77002
The price is $179 per night from Aug 11 to Aug 12
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, a free area shuttle, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
Great place to stay!
"Fantastic experience. Staff was very helpful and the hotel was super cute."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2022

The Whitehall Houston
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center/NRG Park
Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center/NRG Park
3 out of 5
Houston Medical Center, 7702 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77030
The price is $107 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 20
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Parking Sucks
"Hotel was great! The parking was not. We had two vehicles and had to leave one in a parking garage off site so that it would not get towed. And then had to take an Uber to the hotel as it was too far to walk."

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center/NRG Park
Hilton Americas - Houston
Hilton Americas - Houston
4 out of 5
1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX, 77010
The price is $175 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,098 reviews)
"It was a great stay. Very clean. The staff was very helpful."

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Hilton Americas - Houston
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Hotels With Free Airport Shuttle

Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport East
Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport East
3.5 out of 5
6115 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, TX, 77338
The price is $54 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
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3.7/5 Good! (2,125 reviews)
"Great place"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2022

Ramada by Wyndham Houston Intercontinental Airport East
Days Inn by Wyndham Humble/Houston Intercontinental Airport
Days Inn by Wyndham Humble/Houston Intercontinental Airport
2.5 out of 5
9824 J M Hester Road, Humble, TX, 77338
The price is $55 per night from Aug 10 to Aug 11
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Humble. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall ...
3.6/5 Good! (997 reviews)
"The staff was very helpful when I called from the airport. She was able to give me directions to meet the shuttle. Later, she helped set up the shuttle to return to the airport and gave us the phone numbers to order a pizza. Very helpful! Greatly appreciate!"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2022

Days Inn by Wyndham Humble/Houston Intercontinental Airport
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Houston Intercontinental Arpt
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Houston Intercontinental Arpt
3 out of 5
4015 Interwood N Pkwy, Houston, TX, 77032
The price is $98 per night from Aug 19 to Aug 20
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4.5/5 Wonderful! (514 reviews)
"It was a very nice place to stay...and convenient to IAH."

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Houston Intercontinental Arpt
Holiday Inn Houston NE - Bush Airport Area, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Houston NE - Bush Airport Area, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
18555 Kenswick Drive, Humble, TX, 77338
The price is $87 per night from Sep 4 to Sep 5
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Humble. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (509 reviews)
"It was a leisure trip. The pool and fitness center was good. room was comfortable and cool bed nice and comfy"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Holiday Inn Houston NE - Bush Airport Area, an IHG Hotel
Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental
Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental
3.5 out of 5
15700 John F Kennedy Blvd, Houston, TX, 77032
The price is $103 per night from Aug 12 to Aug 13
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,013 reviews)
"Very nice n people nice"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental
Hilton Houston North
Hilton Houston North
3.5 out of 5
12400 Greenspoint Dr, Houston, TX, 77060
The price is $97 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 19
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Houston. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,030 reviews)
"Was disappointed that the pool was closed for maintenance. This info should have been posted before I purchased room."

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Hilton Houston North
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.