Cheap Flights from Tampa to Houston

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Tampa to Houston Flight Information

Departure Airport in Tampa, CA

Tampa International Airport

Official Name: Tampa International Airport

Airport Code: TPA

Location: Six miles (9.7 km) west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida

Quick Facts about TPA: The airport is a hub for Silver Airways. However, Southwest Airlines operating 121 daily flights remains as the top carrier at the airport.

On-Time Performance Rating in North America: 3-Star

Percentage of On-Time Flights: 78.1 (168,742)

Arrival Airport in Houston: Option 1

Houston Intercontinental Airport

Official Name: George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Airport Code: IAH

Location: 23 miles (37 km) north of Downtown Houston,[5] between Interstate 45 and Interstate 69/U.S

Quick Facts: The airport is a hub for United Airlines (UA) and has nonstop flights to around 150 domestic and 65 international destinations.

On-Time Performance Rating in North America: 3-Star

% of On-Time Flights: 80.4 (443,305)

Arrival Airport in Houston: Option 2

Houston International Airport

Official Name: William P. Hobby Airport

Airport Code: HOU

Location: 7 miles (11 km) from downtown Houston

Quick Facts: The airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest low-cost carrier.

On-Time Performance Rating in North America: 2-Star

% of On-Time Flights: 74.3 (126,928)

Airlines Flights by Stop Departure Airport Arrival Airport Connection Airport
United (UA) Nonstop TPA IAH Not required
American (AA) 1-Stop TPA HOU/IAH Charlotte (CLT)
American (AA) 1-Stop TPA HOU/IAH Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
United (UA) 1-Stop TPA IAH Chicago (ORD)
United (UA) 1-Stop TPA IAH Newark (EWR)
United (UA) 1-Stop TPA IAH Washington Dulles (IAD)
American (AA) 2-Stop TPA HOU/IAH Charlotte (CLT), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)

Flight Distance, Flight Time

Flight distance: 792 miles/1274 km

Flight time: 2 hours

Time Difference: Houston is 01 hour behind

The flight time is calculated by assuming the aircraft speed as 804.67 km or 500 miles per hour. The flight distance is straight aerial distance between the two points. Also, the flight time is only the time spent in the air, i.e., it doesn’t include the take-off and landing times. If there is a technical stop-over or layover, the overall travel time increases further.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What percentage of departure flights gets delayed at Tampa Airport?

Nineteen percent of the domestic flights (9,910k) were delayed in 2019. The average delayed minutes stood at 70.22.

What percentage of arrival flights gets delayed at Houston Airport?

In 2019, 22 percent of the total arrival flights (16,052k) were delayed. The average delayed minutes of the arrival flights equaled 74.60

Which is the best airline to fly from Tampa to Houston?

American Airlines (AA) tops the list of carriers operating on this route by on-time performance. The data is sourced from OAG OTP Report (June ’18 – May ’19)

Airlines On-Time Flight % Total Flights
American Airlines (AA) 78.9 2,320,441
United Airlines (UA) 76.9 1,769,122

Which is the cheapest airline to fly from Tampa to Houston?

American Airlines. However, it operates only connecting flights. United Airlines has nonstop flights, but the fare could be a big higher