Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston to Columbus
United Airlines and ANA have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Houston to Columbus. Confirm policies on booking site.
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An average nonstop flight takes 5h 17m, covering a distance of 986 miles.
There are 64 (nonstop) flights between Houston and Columbus per week, averaging 9 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($49) and Frontier ($50), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Spirit Airlines ($79) and Frontier ($88).
United Airlines (8 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
From Houston to Columbus, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Columbus back to Houston , the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Houston you will be using Houston George Bush Intcntl, often referred to as Houston Airport. You will be landing at Columbus, also known as Columbus Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Size of seat"
Cons: "Super hot inside the cabin and little we could do to lower the temp"
Cons: "My seat was disgusting when I went to sit in it. Then I discovered the seat was broken. 24A"
Cons: "Smoke in cabin, has to return to Houston. Then they never transferred our luggage as promised."
Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "Multiple delayed flights leading to short connection time. Despite meeting stated time, denied entry and surprises that my ticket was changed with no effort to correct said error at the gate despite adequate time prior to take off."
Pros: "Early arrival!"
Cons: "Need some sort of gluten free snacks!"
Pros: "Early arrival and ease to sit down"
Cons: "Better snacks and"
Pros: "Everything worked out great."
Pros: "Easy boarding, smooth takeoff"
Cons: "The loud child behind me kicking my seat and yelling"
Cons: "No overhead space"
Pros: "Late takoff"
Cons: "Late takeoff"
Pros: "Was able to sleep"
Pros: "Very little"
Cons: "Gotta fly from HOU to DFW to get anywhere ... Delays, running from gate to gate .. meanwhile AA staff and gate agents are always scowling and never helpful. In general, flying is expensive and sucks."
Cons: "Seats are cramped"
Pros: "see above"
Cons: "see above"
Pros: "Nice leg room"
Cons: "Doors closed early for my 6:28am flight. I couldn't fly until 1:18pm. Crew says that doors close 10 minutes before flight. The doors on the 1:18pm flight stayed open well after 1:18pm. The flight was then delayed until 1:50pm."
Pros: "As usual, the Cathay Pacific staff were awesome and very professional. Never hesitated to serve the passengers with infants/kids and elderly people. My overall experience was great!! Thank you to all staff!!"
Cons: "Airplane very uncomfortable!spacevery reduce to obtain more seating capacity they forgot customer comfort"
Pros: "the fly was on time"
Cons: "I don't like central seats"
Pros: "Las pantallas en cada asiento con entretenimiento ideal para los niños u también los adultos y además de ofrecer variadas bebidas dieron un snack."
Cons: "Have to pay for wifi use. Entertainment used to be included in flights and was apart of your airfare."
Pros: "That the armrest came up."
Cons: "The landing, having to check my luggage and receiving it banged up when I saw more spaces for my luggage on the overhead compartment, the pilot not mentioning turbulence, no entertainment, flight attendants not being observant for persons not buckled in, last but certainly not the least...the flight delay."
Cons: "Delayed. We were unable to change the flight to sit together. Staff not very helpful"
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable. The steward as very helpful - just a cup of coffee when I entered the plane - but after nearly missing connections, it was very welcome."
Cons: "The flight was perfect."
Cons: "Personnel; lack of customer service"
Pros: "I did have to speak with an attendant at the customer service area of checkin and she was great. Very helpful."
Cons: "I'm pregnant, and didn't have time before my connecting flight to get food at the airport. I was sitting near the back of the plane, and was ready to purchase food. By the time the cart reached my row, all the food options were literally sold out. I ate the free cookie and had some apple juice, but wanted something with some protein. I guess I'll remember to pack more snacks next time."
Pros: "worst experience. Airplane people not so good"
Pros: "Good pilot...smooth landing."
Cons: "snacks and lack of in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Late and delayed arrival. No seed assign until I was at the gate"
Cons: "Delay No direction help for the gate Bad seats"
Cons: "The seats were so old, I didn't have a screen to watch movies on and it was really really cold"
Cons: "Old Equipment"
Cons: "They lost our baggage and communication was terrible"
Pros: "Easy to book. Reasonable price. 10/10 would book again."
Cons: "Unprofessional, rude, unorganized, & just ridiculous!!!!"
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "Free beverage"
Cons: "Was told I couldn't get on earlier flight because I hate checked a bag. That bag ended up on earlier flight and sat in Rochester for 5 hours. Was delayed due to "maintenance" and the inability to find flight attendant. Ended up changing gates and then forgotten for 45 minutes before manager asked someone if we were headed to Rochester. Once aboard second plane waited for another 45 minutes for fuel. Never flying American again.Was told I couldn't get on earlier flight because I hate checked a bag. That bag ended up on earlier flight and sat in Rochester for 5 hours. Was delayed due to "maintenance" and the inability to find flight attendant. Ended up changing gates and then forgotten for 45 minutes before manager asked someone if we were headed to Rochester. Once aboard second plane waited for another 45 minutes for fuel. Never flying American again."
Pros: "Normally I've been on planes where the seats aren't that great! But these seats were wonderful! :) I was out like a baby!"
Cons: "I don't really like the complimentary pretzels."
Pros: "I sat next to my wife"
Cons: "Paying extra for seating"
Pros: "A two hour ride on an airplane without having to drive."
Cons: "The seats are extremely uncomfortable on this pane."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that American Airlines cancelled my 17 Yr old neice's flight from Dallas to Denver over a thing called "timed-out". And had her sleep in a room with a cott instead of a hotel room. And the fact that we as customers pay good money for tickets only to be subject to the airlines way of business. It is absolutely unacceptable!"
Pros: "The flight was excellent and the price was right"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Coffee was delicious. No imagination with the snack of pretzels."
Pros: "Super nice crew."
Pros: "Everything went perfectly. Thank you."
Pros: "Very pleased ! Would have liked a better price, but it was a short notice."
Pros: "That we arrived alive"
Pros: "Didn't have food"
Pros: "The complete comfort of the ride was everything. Normally flights are rather bumpy but this one was smooth sailing. I recommend Everyone to book with Kyak for the best prices and best ride."
Pros: "Time of flight"
Cons: "Crew. The flight attendant in the forward cabin was rude and yelled at the passengers."
Pros: "I liked that you guys had free movies. Good ones at that."
Cons: "I didn't like the snacks."
Pros: "It was inexpensive"
Pros: "It was just GOOOOD"
Pros: "Comfort horrible in 2nd plane"
Cons: "The visitor documents could have been passed out sooner. We didn't babe much time before landing to complete and instructions were not very clear."
Pros: "Boarded ontime"
Cons: "Sat on runway in hot plane for 45 min"
Cons: "Too many deyas ,"
Pros: "Much more comfortable."
Cons: "Lavatory still dirty."
Cons: "Everything, I got the worst seat and I had a seat in the front and was moved without my consent and unable to be moved back."
Pros: "I would like to have a movie for free"
Pros: "It had a nice view."
Cons: "The restroom was very smelly."
Cons: "Terrible delays during boarding with no seating in boarding area after boarding is called to begin."
Pros: "I slept the whole way and wasn't disturbed"
Pros: "Great deal and not cheap like spirit..."
Pros: "I liked that your beverages are complimentary"
Cons: "1 ply toilet paper is unexeptable"
Pros: "I liked that I slept the whole way."
Cons: "That united barely serves any snacks, need something besides that wafer that won't even make a dent in hunger."
Pros: ". We got back 30minutes early then schedule!"
Pros: "Ahead of time"
Cons: "Space between seats very limited"
Pros: "Enjoyed it"
Pros: "The free water and the snack"
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "The service was good, and the food tasty, but not very much. Also, the guy next to me couldn't sit still, but that is not the fault of the airline."
Cons: "Luggage trouble and space trouble for passengers. There was a barking dog on the seat next to me"
Pros: "Quick and easy."
Pros: "Flight was delayed because they couldn't get their passenger count straight! 30 min delay just to leave the gate!"
Cons: "When we arrived 20 mins late and then no one was at the terminal gate to put sky walk in place! After 20 min wait we had to walk down the aircraft stairs outside and go thru a door and climb two flights of stairs just to get into the airport"
Pros: "Nothing. Very unhappy"
Pros: "Not food and not tv was included on the service! So not review in this point."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "No video player"
Cons: "My two seats were not together and river landing very rough"
Pros: "The food ? What's food?"
Cons: "That's only give wather!... Is ridiculous"
Pros: "watching free movies used to be the only good thing about flying."
Cons: "Not being able to watch movies for free is BOGUS. That used to be the only good thing about flying."
Pros: "It was night time. The passengers were tired sleepy. I loved it. I needed that."
Cons: "Well what I don't like has nothing to do with the company. Turbulence, that's like a bumpy road with no bottom. Jesus!!!"
Cons: "Our plane landed late, we boarded late, and arrived in Columbus nearly an hour late."
Pros: "All good. 1 stars for food and entertainment cuz there was none, at least food only for purchase. Understandable though."
Pros: "Inexpensive with no frills. Efficient boarding gate processes."
Cons: "Luggage cost more than round trip airfare. Online seat selection was difficult."
Pros: "I've flown Frontier before & you are a great airline."
Pros: "I have a small bag on the plan n they charge me 60 dolllar for that it not fair"
Cons: "They don't have a good service"
Pros: "Everything was well run and ontime"
Cons: "I don't like paying $45 for a carry on"
Cons: "They canceled my ticket without telling me me made me miss work after driving two hours to get there and everyone was so rude! Was the worst experience ever toatally messed everything up."
Pros: "Tried to get the lowest price."
Cons: "It was disgustingly dirty. They have striped down all perks, which is fine... it should make it easier to maintain... so maintain the plane! Gross! And what a horrible landing! Perfect weather and I nearly lost my lunch! We fly frequently and thought we would give this a try. Big mistake!"
Cons: "Uncomfortable, charged for everything. Not the Frontier of old."
Cons: "The hour wait for bags. No joke"
Cons: "Extra price for luggage Extremely long lines Asked for money back for mistake on number of bags and was told no"
Cons: "Can't recline"
Pros: "Cancelled. can’t see my family now."
Cons: "Paying for a seat"
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "The whole trip was very nice"
Pros: "friendly people Pilots were great"
Cons: "Checkin lines long. Wrong boarding passes given. Bag checked in wrong when I wS there four hours early."
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Pros: "Attendants were very polite"
Cons: "Waiting too long for the next fly."
Pros: "I did not have food or entertainment."
Pros: "Well Seated on the very first row of the first Class; and everything else went very good."
Pros: "Not much."
Cons: "Delaying and canceling flights with no personnel up at the desk to answer questions or to inform passengers."
Cons: "Late - behind schedule and the online check in wasn't working correctly."
Cons: "Passenger in front of me was very obnoxious and smelled"
Pros: "Price and non stop was a determining factor. You load from the front."
Cons: "Over all everything was satisfactory."
Pros: "Frendly service"
Cons: "No peanuts? ?"
Cons: "Worst travel experience of my life"
Pros: "What did you like? nothing"
Cons: "What didn't you like? everything"
Cons: "It was a surprise to me that now even carry on luggage is charged. Please make that clear up front -- before purchase"
Pros: "Good Service in a general."
Cons: "As a continuous improvement: Cleanliness into the plane need to be improve :(. Trash under the seat and aisles was observed."
Pros: "N/A Jose Sanchez 305-763-6132"
Pros: "Quick and easy boarding"
Cons: "had to pay for both baggage check...and carry on.....little to much!!!!!.....but overall it was a good experience ...."
Cons: "Charged $45 for a carry on is BS! Didn't even get a glass of water. Won't be flying Frontier again. There are other choices!"
Pros: "Nothing...it was horrid"
Cons: "Being nickeled and dimed to death."
Cons: "The price of beverages/food."
Pros: "Everyone was courteous."
Cons: "Did not know that a carry on cost extra money. No complimentary drinks. Wish things had been more upfront when ticket was bought."
Cons: "Bad service"
Cons: "The plan is extremly small. No wifi or entertainment"
Cons: "I'm homeless and they made me throw away my belongings instead of checking my baggage"
Pros: "The low price"
Cons: "There is no entertainment at all"
Cons: "Very bad"
Cons: "the process was ok"
Cons: "No TSA precheck that is a real problem!"
Pros: "Didn't like the delays"
Pros: "That I could upgrade to a larger seat, flights were ahead of schedule"
Cons: "High baggage fee"
Cons: "The luggage charges is ridiculous and rip off"
Cons: "$55 for the bag"
Pros: "Ticket price"
Cons: "Paying for seat, baggage and food, boarding"
Pros: "Cheap ticket price is the only thing they are good for"
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "The ease of getting home safely."
Pros: "I love the price, very affordable."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."
Pros: "The plane ride is really comfy and the staff is very friendly"
Cons: "Boarding a lot of people didn't know where to sit I saw some people get the same seat and so on"
Pros: "Smooth ride, ALCOHOL available"
Cons: "Food was not provided, if some snacks add it will be good"
Cons: "Spirit service"
Pros: "Being able to do online"
Cons: "Not that much of a deal. Wish you could do something about prices with unaccompanied minors and baggage. Baggage prices are a joke"
Cons: "Rude guest service reps"
Cons: "Undisclosed information about extent of charge for luggage"
Pros: "there was long wait in baggage check in counter, improvement on that will be appreciated. otherwise, overall experience is quite good."
Pros: "Quick service"
Cons: "I'm pretty easy going, get me there and im good. If you like low fares and efficient service, book spirit.."
Cons: "My luggages is lost in houston. Im naked on Los cabos can you do sometido about it"
Cons: "Smooth service"
Cons: "Everything is horrible"
Cons: "Loud noise before take off"
Pros: "the prices are great for my budget, comfort level was better than other airlines. I loved the separate line for customers that had already purchased their bag check in fees online."
Cons: "I didnt like that I was informed after I purchased my ticket of luggage fee's & assigned seat fee's I think it should at the begging of the all information."
Pros: "Timely landing"
Cons: "Late take off but made up in the air."
Cons: "Spirit charged $100 for my carry-on right at boarding!"
Pros: "We landed early to get ahead of the storm. Thank you."
Cons: "There were no beverages and snacks offered. The luggage fee was exorbitant."
Cons: "the youngster behind me kept poking into my seat back"
Cons: "I was told that I didn't have a seat when I booked al.osteoporosis a month in advance. I was last to get on and my husband and I rode with other family members and was al.osteoporosis split due to overbooking!"
Pros: "Staff were great!"
Cons: "It was cancelled with no explanation."
Pros: "All was a 4"
Cons: "No snacks"
Cons: "I thought you was allowed a carry on for free. Had to pay 120 dollars for a Carry on luggage."
Pros: "nothing other than price"
Cons: "everything else"
Pros: "Spirit have los t me as cuatomer fir ever."
Cons: "For ever you have lost a customer."
Cons: "Spanish fly attendants needed. I had to intervene and almost demand that important information was translated. The fly attendant was very rude when some people didn't follow direction. I could tell most people in the plane did not understand"
Pros: "The cheap price"
Cons: "Didn't like the fact there were absolutely no snacks"
Pros: "Everything about spirit is good !!"
Cons: "Just the delays"
Pros: "Cheap. Ramen noodles. My personal carry on fit."
Cons: "EVERYTHING ELSE SUCKED!!! I actually opted to drive home 1100 miles rather than fly back."
Pros: "Dedication to safety"
Pros: "it was cheap"
Cons: "delays and upcharge for everything"
Cons: "the carry on charge is gross and fraudulent. Delta did not charge. I will never use spirit again"
Cons: "Both flights got cancelled at last minute. Ended up taking United."
Airlines flying from Houston to Columbus have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston to Columbus
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Houston to Columbus
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Houston to Columbus
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Houston to Columbus
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Houston to Columbus