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Flight Information to New York City from Houston, TX

distanceDistance1414 miles (2280 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 29 min
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Houston, TX to New York City cover the 1414 miles (2280 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from Houston to New York

Whether passengers are traveling from Houston to New York for business or leisure, they will find a good choice of flight options throughout the day and throughout the week. There are up to four dozen flights a day from Houston to New York, approximately a dozen of which are direct routes. The fastest flight to New York from Houston takes from a little over three hours while other routes require one or two connections and can have overall journey times of up to 1one hours. All direct flights and some connecting routes depart from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) while other connecting routes from Houston take off from the William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Routes terminate at either John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA) or Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

Which airlines fly from Houston to New York?

Four US airlines operate routes between Houston and New York. These are the flag-carrying providers, American Airlines, Delta, and United along with the low-cost airline, Spirit. The fastest direct flights are provided by United and Delta while all four airlines also offer connecting routes between the two cities.

How long is the flight from Houston to New York?

A direct flight from Houston to New York can take from just over three and a quarter hours to just under four hours while other routes have overall journey times of between five hours and approximately 1one hours depending on the waiting times at transfer airports. Connecting routes require either one or two transfers at airports that include Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), and Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How many flights are there from Houston to New York?

A similar flight schedule is in place from Monday to Friday with slightly fewer direct departures on Saturdays and Sundays. Throughout the week there are up to two dozen daily direct flights from Houston to New York with approximately a further two dozen that require one or two connections en route. The first flight from Houston to New York departs in the early morning. There are then flights at regular intervals during the day until the last departure which is in the early evening.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Houston to New York?

Departure airport: Most flights including all direct flights from Houston to New York depart from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). This is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) from downtown Houston and is linked to the city center by Metro Bus 102 from Terminal C. Passengers can also take a taxi or pick up a car rental. A few flights per day to New York from Houston take off from the William P. Hobby Airport (DFW) which is just a short drive from the south side of Houston. This is linked to the city by Metro Bus 40, taxis, and car rental. There are three domestic terminals at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport and just one at the William P. Hobby Airport.  Both airports are fully accessible to those with limited mobility and offer an extensive range of facilities that includes car parking, WiFi, currency, banking, and business services, children's play areas, medical assistance, restrooms and showers, and a selection of eateries and stores.

Arrival airport: Passengers on a flight from Houston to New York will land at one of three airports. These are the John F. Kennedy (JFK) and the Newark Liberty (EWR) international airports or LaGuardia Airport (LGA). John F. Kennedy can be found approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers) from central New York while Newark Liberty is around 9 miles (14 kilometers) and LaGuardia around 11 miles (18 kilometers) from the city center. All three have good ground transportation links with New York via a mixture of subway services, local buses and shuttle buses. Each airport has a choice of parking lots as well as taxi stands and car rental desks in the arrivals halls. Among the amenities at the airports are restrooms and showers, WiFi in all areas, left luggage facilities, public payphones, currency and banking services, ATMs, passenger lounges, medical assistance, water stations, and children's play areas. There is also a varied selection of bars, cafes, restaurants, and stores. All three airports, as well as ground transportation, are fully accessible to those with limited mobility or other disabilities. Full assistance can be pre-booked, wheelchairs are available, each area has full step-free access as well as adapted restrooms, and there are relief areas for service dogs.

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FAQs
What is the distance to New York City from Houston, TX by plane?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to New York City from Houston, TX by plane to be approximately 1414 miles (2280 km).
What is the Houston, TX to New York City flight travel time?
On average the Houston, TX to New York City flight time is 3 h 29 min  covering the 1414 miles (2280 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When does the first flight depart from Houston, TX to New York City? When does the last flight depart from Houston, TX to New York City?
You can take the earliest flight from Houston, TX to New York City at 11: 00 AM   or take the last flight from Houston, TX to New York City leaving at 9: 40 PM. Look for the latest Houston, TX to New York City flight schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this journey.

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