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Low season

January

High season

July

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$95
Best time to beat the crowds with an average 21% drop in price.
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Flight from Houston Hobby Airport to San Francisco

When to book flights from Houston to San Francisco

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from HOU to San Francisco

  • The cheapest flight from Houston Hobby Airport to San Francisco was found 66 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is January.
  • Morning departure is around 9% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is a massive airport with five terminals. IAH has provided an underground train for inter-terminal connections and a skyway.
  • Pets are welcome at IAH. The airport has provided four pet relief stations, all after security, in terminals B, C, D, and E.
  • United Airlines is the only local airline with a lounge at IAH. You can pay at the door to access this lounge and it has multiple locations: two in terminal C and one in terminals A, B, and E.
  • Around 744 kg of carbon is emitted on flights from Houston to San Francisco. You can fly more sustainably with Frontier Airlines, which offers a flight that emits 46% less carbon per passenger.
  • Xpress Spa in terminal A near gate A17 is a good spot to de-stress before your flight to San Francisco. They offer express spa services at IAH and operate between 5 am and 10 pm.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for booking Houston Hobby Airport to San Francisco flights

Top 3 airlines serving from Houston to San Francisco

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
7.9
DeltaOverall score based on 29356 reviews
75food
78entertainment
85crew
78comfort
81overall
81boarding
Airline reviews
Pros: "Crew was very friendly and took good care of the passengers"
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Pros: "Crew was very friendly and took good care of the passengers"
Cons: "We weren't alerted there was a chance of delays. Over two hours late."
Pros: "The crew was communicative and courteous."
Cons: "There was a flight delay in LAX due to a maintenance issue. The captain and crew informed us before we boarded the plane which was excellent. However, they could not figure out what was wrong with the planed and delayed the boarding for another 3 hours, putting our 1900 departure time to 2100."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I came from a long trip from France, the seat I was assigned was not reclinable, close to the restroom. I was totally exhausted from the previous flight, not able to sleep at all and when I tried to stretch my legs by sitting sidewards on the aisle a crew member keep bothering me to keep my legs out"
Pros: "Nice new seats"
Cons: "Was too warm inside the plane. Boarding address was mobbed and not very well managed"
Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Took off late. Other than that very comfortable and great experience"
Pros: "It is a busy travel day and this flight was unbelievably smooth. The entire crew was competent and friendly."
Pros: "Having three seats."
Cons: "I had three seats to myself! After getting elbowed all the way from Amsterdam to Minneapolis, I was tired and I slept three good hours."
Pros: "Better than average entertainment system for domestic flights."
Cons: "Boarding done against logic: my seat was in the last 5 rows of the cabin and I was scheduled to board in the final group. When I got to my seat the first 30 rows were nearly fully, but the back of the plane was half empty. The whole time the gate agent was urging passengers to move faster through the aisle, but Delta should really rethink its boarding strategy. It shouldn't take 40 minutes to board a 757."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Look, if your kid is so young that he can’t get in a plane without screaming for four hours, you shouldn’t bring him on a plane and subject 200 people to that. It’s rude and selfish."
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly and thoughtful."
Cons: "Seating is too tight. Hard to believe that in 2019, major airlines still have seats without any electrical or UBS outlets for charging devices."
Pros: "On-time departure and arrival, friendly ground staff and flight attendant"
Pros: "On time departure. Early arrival. Lots of seat back movies."
Cons: "Need more new releases for movie selection."
Pros: "Nothing. Just the pilot"
Cons: "Everything. Bad communication. 1 h delay. Then 3 hs in the plane. We ran out of gas. 2 more hours taxiing Never seen something similar. I really hope my mileage refund."
Pros: "The airline staff was SO kind and helpful. I'm an AA fan now!"
Pros: "Awesome roomy seat right behind business class. Could not have asked for better! And it was a gorgeous new aircraft."
Pros: "I love your entertainment selection. also the comfort of seat and it's on time."
Pros: "Nice new seats."
Cons: "The new seats are meant for "people shorter than 6 feet tall" as the flight attendant said to me. Is the airline industry deliberately discriminating against 6'6" people? 15% of the people you seat based on population are over 6'. I'm sick of paying more money for my long legs."
Pros: "Landed early"
Cons: "The seats were not as good as the ones on my BA flight to Heathrow and then Rome. Also, cross country flight but no in flight entertainment. Arrived early in PHL and American would not let me move up to an earlier PHL-SFO flight since it was a code share booked with BA. Should not be my fault as when booking it indicated all four of my flights were with BA. Once booked it indicated the return flights were code share with AA. American should have allowed me on the earlier flight. That would have opened a seat on the scheduled flight which had people waiting on standby."
Pros: "extra leg room but I had to pay for it"
Cons: "This should only be used for important communications. And to not offer food on a 6 hour flight is horrible."
Pros: "The crew was very attentive to each guest."
Cons: "Well I paid more for a lesser quality plane ride... didn’t like that very much."
Pros: "The Crew"
Cons: "It was a passenger on the plane acting real suspicious. I didn’t like that. Also the seats was uncomfortable."
Cons: "The crew was rude to the passengers. They charge form 9$ to 40$ for seat selection. Charge for a Carry on bag (anything that doesn't fit under your seat). The flights had maintenance issue, hence delayed. I will absolutely avoid traveling with frontier in the future."
Cons: "if flight was delayed should at least provide complementary soft drinks..."
Cons: "There was a malfunction online and I was overcharged for my flight. There were also delays going to and from my destination."
Cons: "I dont even know why you are sending me a survey of a flight i didnt even have... Plus, you didnt send me an email to let me know that the flight was canceled, i realizado that once i got to the airport... you should do something about it"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and helpful."
Cons: "There were extra fees for carry on and checked bags, which was not revealed until we printed our boarding passes. In addition, we had to pay to reserve seats. On top of that, I have never sat in such uncomfortable seats. They charged $2.99 for a can of soda on the flight. Finally, they lost our bag, after our flight took an hour longer than it was supposed to."
Cons: "The flight was first cancelled, then I had to wait two days for the next available flight out. Also was charged for my carry on bag. This airline does not offer any complimentary drinks. I will not book this company again, you think your saving a little and end up spending More at the end."
Pros: "We didn't crash."
Cons: "Frontier has to be the worst airline I've ever flown on. You have to pay for everything "extra". Your ticket doesn't even give you a seat, you have to buy your seat extra, carry on is extra... Etc. might as well charge for using their tray tables while they are at it. I can honestly say I'll never fly with them again."
Pros: "Nice crew. Plane clean."
Cons: "On this long flight from Atlanta to San Francisco, a reclining seat would have been nice."

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Houston Hobby Airport - San Francisco Flights

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Houston Hobby Airport (HOU)United States

Destination:

San Francisco (SFO)United States

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San Francisco - Houston Hobby Airport

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