Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Houston

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Cheapest one-way trip

$72

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$126

Cheapest round-trip

$132

Average round-trip

$194

Nonstop flights in December

$126 – $1007

Round trips

Washington, D.C. BWIHouston IAH

Spirit Airlines

$158
Washington, D.C. BWIHouston IAH

Spirit Airlines

$161

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Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington, DC - Rosslyn when they travel from Washington, D.C. to Houston. Book your trip to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, TX - Greyhound Station, Houston, TX Train Station, or Houston, TX - Brooke Smith. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Houston is 1987 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines. Washington, D.C. and Houston have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Houston

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to Houston?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and Houston takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Houston?
The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Houston is 1987 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and Houston?
Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and Houston. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Phoenix, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, London, Salt Lake City, Chicago, San Diego, New Orleans, San Salvador, Paris, Dallas, Barcelona, Tampa, Mexico City.
What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, New York, Phoenix, Mexico City, Seattle, Philadelphia, Orlando, Chicago, San Francisco, Raleigh, Monterrey, London, Oakland, Fort Lauderdale, Guadalajara, Portland.
Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Baltimore–Washington International. But there are other airports nearby, including Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Altoona–Blair County, Shenandoah Valley Regional, Hagerstown Regional.
What airports are near Houston?
The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Victoria Regional, Jack Brooks Regional, Lake Charles Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Peter Pan Bus, Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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