Flights to Houston: practical information
Cheap airlines to Houston
Planning a trip to the heart of Texas? Start your trip planning with cheap flights to Houston. The city has two major airports, George Bush Intercontinental AIrport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Most international flights to Houston from the UK will touch down at IAH.
When to book flights to Houston
Houston is notoriously hot in the summer, a heat few can stand unless they're true Texans. The best time to visit the city is October and April because the weather is fantastic. Book your flights to Houston at least 6 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season:April and October for warm yet mild weather.
- Low season: Summer.
Direct flights to Houston take 9 hours from London.
Experience Houston: what to see, what to do
Houston is the biggest city in the USA which means you won't soon run out of things to do and see while on holidays in Houston. Get your CityPASS and let's explore!
Essentials in Houston
Space Center Houston: Houston is the home of NASA so a trip to the space centre is a must! Get a Houston car hire and explore inside space artefacts like the Apollo 17 comp and module or try on a real astronaut suit!
Discovery Green Park: For a breath of fresh air, head to this park in central Houston. It's the perfect place for a picnic or a walk. In summer, it's a popular place for outdoor music concerts.
Football: American-style football is big business in Texas, particularly Houston. There are four universities here, all with teams worth watching. Catch a game while you're here, a definite cultural experience. Go Cougars, go Owls, go Southern Tigers, go Huskies!
Find more information on Visit Houston Texas.
Accommodations in Houston
Houston has endless choice when it comes to accommodation. The city is geared for business travellers so you'll find that Houston hotels are cheaper on weekends. Many hotels are in the city centre, but you'll also find B&Bs The Heights and the Washington Corridor.