Flights from Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) to Houston (HOU)

Travel from the beautiful beaches of Ft. Lauderdale to the sprawling southern metropolis of Houston with Southwest Airlines®. Southwest® has flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport/Houston Hobby that will make this trip from Atlantic coast to Gulf coast a simple one. Find your flight to Houston (Hobby) with Southwest® and book with confidence. If your upcoming excursion has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover the lowest fares we’ve got. Don't forget to explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 2 hours 51 minutes

Departing from: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

Arriving at: William P. Hobby Airport / Houston Hobby (HOU)


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Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 11/19/2020 and 12/31/2020, as of 11/20/2020.

Explore Houston.

Blast off to adventure in Space City when you travel to Houston! No matter what you’re interested in, you’ll be able to find it in the nation’s fourth-largest city. Houston is renowned as one of the birthplaces of American space flight (alongside Florida’s own Cape Canaveral), and you can explore it all at Space Center Houston, home to NASA Mission Control. The official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute, Space Center Houston offers fun for all ages, including 400 artifacts from space crafts to moon rocks.

There are plenty of other great museums in Houston, from the Museum of Natural Science to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Southwest region’s largest art museum. You probably won’t want to spend your whole trip inside, though. Explore one of over 650 urban green spaces in Houston during your stay. Stop by Discovery Green Park, 12 acres of vibrant beauty right in the in the heart of downtown Houston. Then travel to Hines Waterfall Park, which offers you and your family a chance to enjoy a fun day of picnic and Frisbee against the stunning backdrop of a 64-foot circular fountain that recirculates 11,000 gallons of water each minute!

Speaking of parks, you won’t want to miss a great ballpark that features a retractable roof and a guarantee of a great day at the old ball game!

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


Bags fly free®1

Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

At Southwest, we know that a fabulous trip from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) means more than just cheap flights. That’s why we offer services and perks, from booking to boarding, that make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Find out more about the Southwest® Experience before you book your flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport/Houston Hobby.

You’ll find it’s both simple and fun to fly with Southwest, no matter which of our destinations you choose. And when you search for your next flight to Houston (Hobby), you know you won’t be hassled by hidden fees—we offer low fares and, as always, bags fly free. That’s our Transfarency® promise. Enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails and stay in the know about our latest flight deals. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems? Check out Southwest Airlines® Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards® points when you fly.

1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.

Questions we hear the most

How long is the flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)?

The average flight time from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) is 2 hours 51 minutes.

How many Southwest flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) occur daily?

There are 13 flights daily from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) on Southwest Airlines.

Does Southwest fly nonstop from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)?

Southwest flies nonstop from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) 2 times daily.

What day is it cheapest to fly from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at William P. Hobby Airport / Houston Hobby?

You can rent a car at William P. Hobby Airport / Houston Hobby—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)?

Yes! Flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby)?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Ft. Lauderdale to Houston (Hobby) with Southwest?

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