Cheap Flights from New York to Houston

Flight information New York to Houston

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Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1420 miles

3h 29min

Most popular airline last month


Houston George Bush Intercntl. and Houston Hobby

2 airports

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The Airports in New York and Houston

Three airports offer flights from New York to Houston: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Newark Airport is located about 15 miles west of Manhattan in New Jersey and offers the most flights to Houston. You can fly direct on Spirit or United Airlines or on a connecting flight with American Airlines or Alaska Airlines. You could also choose to fly out of LaGuardia Airport, located about 10 miles northeast of the city. LGA offers a good amount of flights to Houston, including nonstop flights from United. JFK is 27 miles southeast of New York and offers a limited number of connecting flights to Houston.

The Houston area is served by two airports: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William H. Hobby Airport (HOU). Most flights from New York to Houston will arrive at IAH, including all nonstop flights. Located about 22 miles north of the city, George Bush Intercontinental is the second busiest airport in the state of Texas. To get to Houston from IAH, there are many transportation options. Taxis are available at every arrival terminal, as well as courtesy shuttles to many hotels. You could also take the METRO bus or arrange for limousine or sedan service. If you prefer to explore the city on your own, you can take the shuttle to the Rental Car Center located about five minutes away.

Tips for Departing from New York

When traveling from New York to Houston, plan to arrive at the airport at least two hours before your flight to avoid delays and account for additional security measures. Be sure to prepare for New York City traffic as well when heading to the airport. Once you check in at the airport, you'll proceed to security. Have a government issued photo ID and your boarding pass readily available. Be aware that body scanners or pat down procedures may be used during security.

What to Do at the Airports in New York

If you have some extra time to spare before your flight, all of the airports in New York offer a good selection of shopping and dining options. United passengers flying out of Newark's Terminal C can enjoy a wide variety of gourmet and unique restaurants thanks to its recent renovation. You can also enjoy free Wi-Fi in all of the airports, as well as charging stations for your electronics. If you prefer to read on your flight, bookstores and newsstands are located in each airport.

The Cities of New York and Houston

Temperatures in Houston are warmer than New York year-round, with the biggest difference in the winter months. With a 20-25 degree difference, you'll need to plan accordingly. Meal prices in Houston are much cheaper than New York, with an average meal for two costing around $50 compared to $75. Taxi fare is comparable in the two cities, although the starting price is slightly lower in New York.

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