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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Houston, TX, United States - SAN to HOU

Popular flights from San Diego to Houston

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $359
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 22, 2016 $264
May 28, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $264
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 23, 2016 $351
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $351
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $187
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $187
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $187
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $187
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $187
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 $244
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $244
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $244
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $244

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to Houston (SAN to HOU)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Houston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $214.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to Houston (SAN to HOU)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Diego to Houston based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Diego to Houston

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Diego to Houston should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $364 $321
7-14 days $222 $264
14-21 days $217 $244
21-30 days $187 $261
30-60 days $187 $244
60-90 days $257 $282
90+ days $236 $243

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Houston

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Diego to Houston.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$187 $222 $187 $187 $192 $264 $257

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to Houston

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Diego to Houston.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Diego Houston Spirit 5/20/16 5/22/16 0 $217
June San Diego Houston Spirit 6/1/16 6/6/16 0 $187
July San Diego Houston Spirit 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $257
August San Diego Houston United 8/8/16 8/11/16 1 $282
September San Diego Houston Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $237
October San Diego Houston Spirit 10/10/16 10/16/16 0 $237
November San Diego Houston American 11/24/16 12/2/16 1 $311
December San Diego Houston Spirit 12/8/16 12/12/16 0 $236

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Diego to Houston

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Diego to Houston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$323
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$323 $217
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$217 $387
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$387 $187
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$187 $287
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$287

TIPSave $12 by flying into Austin instead of Houston from San Diego

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Diego to Houston (SAN to HOU)

Your San Diego to Houston flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Diego to Houston is $312.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Houston is $233.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Diego to Houston.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to Houston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:50 07:50
United 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 06:47 14:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to Houston (SAN to HOU)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Diego to Houston. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Diego to Houston is $149.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Houston is $289.

San Diego to Houston Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to Houston?
Answer: The average San Diego to Houston flight time is 3 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and Houston?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Houston is 1300 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Houston?
Answer: There are 33 direct flights from San Diego to Houston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 78% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Houston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from San Diego to Houston (SAN to HOU)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Diego to Houston with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Diego to Houston.

San Diego to Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska BOI / SEA X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta LAX / SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit LAS X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Diego and Houston, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $317
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $108
San Diego to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $258

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $156
Santa Ana to Houston American, Alaska, United $244
Ontario to Houston American, United $318
Long Beach to Houston American, Alaska, United $440
Burbank to Houston American, United $297
Santa Barbara to Houston American, Alaska, United $472
Palm Springs to Houston American, Alaska, United $428
Palomar to HoustonCheck Dates
Yuma to Houston American, Alaska $334
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $210
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $142
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $234
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $70
Los Angeles to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $213
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $86
Ontario to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $205
Los Angeles to San Antonio American, Alaska, Frontier, United $226
Santa Ana to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $203
Los Angeles to New Orleans American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $195
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $76
Los Angeles to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $187
Los Angeles to Miami American, Alaska, United $185
Burbank to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $214

Cheap International Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to Houston Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $516
Los Angeles to Mexico City Silver, Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Aeromar, Virgin America, Volaris, Great Lakes $306
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Houston, TX, United States, from $187 Round trip from SAN to HOU