Mercury Jets provides on-demand private jet charters from Austin to Houston.
Whether you are chartering a private jet for a business trip or a weekend getaway with your family, the city of Houston is filled with exciting attractions for everyone to enjoy. Houston’s financial district is home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies with convenient access from local airports. Houston is also a family destination with an abundance of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. One of the most visited attractions is NASA’s Johnson Space Center, an astronaut training and flight control complex where visitors can enjoy a behind-the-scenes space exploration experience.
When booking a private air charter service from Austin, airports serving the area include George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Texas Gulf Coast Regional, Scholes International, and Ellington Field.
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Things to explore in Houston
- Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens;
- Cockrell Butterfly Center;
- Downtown Aquarium;
- Downtown Historic Market Square;
- Houston Museum and Arboretum;
- Houston Museum District;
- Houston Museum of Natural Science;
- Houston Zoo;
- Museum of Fine Arts Houston;
- Museum of Natural Science;
- Sam Houston Park;
- Space Center Houston;
- The Galleria;
- Toyota Center.
Airport Distances and Flight Times
Private Jet from Austin (AUS) to Houston
|Destination Airport||Airport Code||Distance (Nautical Miles)||Miles||Estimated Flight Time|
|George Bush Intercontinental||IAH||122||140||22 min||22 min||32 min|
|William P. Hobby||HOU||129||148||23 min||23 min||34 min|
|Texas Gulf Coast Regional||LBX||132||152||24 min||24 min||35 min|
|Scholes International||GLS||157||180||28 min||28 min||41 min|
Distances and flight times shown in the charts above should be considered as estimates only. One (1) nautical mile is equal to 1.1508 statute miles.
A private jet charter from Austin and a private jet charter to Houston, flights typically operate using midsize, light, or turboprop aircraft types:
Midsize jet options include the Cessna Citation CJ3+, Sabre 65, and the Bombardier Learjet 60XR.
Cessna’s Citation series is highly regarded by private jet clients seeking performance and economy without sacrificing comfort and reliability. The Citation CJ3+ accommodates up to 6 passengers in a roomy cabin. Adjustable seating and seamless technology was designed by Cessna specifically for its Citation line to help passengers stay comfortable and connected during flight.
The performance and reliability of the Sabre 65 hails from the same basic design features as the Sabre F-86 fighter jet.
The Bombardier Learjet 60XR delivers the same powerful performance as the Learjet 60. The 60XR design enhancements include more cabin configuration options and seating for up to 8 passengers. The Learjet 60XR outclimbs its midsize competitors with the ability to reach a cruising altitude of 41,000 feet in just 19 minutes.
Light jet options include the Embraer Phenom 100EV, Eclipse Aviation’s Eclipse 500, and Cessna’s Citation M2.
The Embraer Phenom 100EV is an impressive entry-level jet with space for working and relaxation with Embraer’s Oval Lite® cabin. Designed to create a peaceful cabin environment, Embraer incorporated large windows to fill the cabin with natural light. The company also designed the 100EV with the largest baggage capacity so passengers can arrive at their destination rest assured they have everything they need for their trip.
Eclipse Aviation’s Eclipse 500 is the industry’s first Very light jet. The aircraft’s luxurious cabin seats up to six passengers. The Eclipse 500 can operate at a maximum cruise speed of 370 knots and a range up to 1,496 miles.
Cessna’s Citation M2 is an entry-level jet that doesn’t sacrifice the luxury experience of flying private. The Citation M2 can accommodate up to six charter passengers with in-cabin technology and an interior outfitted with Cessna’s signature design. With a maximum range of 1,550 nautical miles, the M2 is a great option for the charter flight from Austin to Houston.
Light jets typically include digital entertainment, a galley, and Wi-Fi for in-flight entertainment.
A turboprop aircraft is an economical option for the short charter route from
Austin to Houston.
Manufactured by Socata-Daher, the Socata TBM 930 seats up to 6 passengers in a standard configuration. The TBM 930 delivers a similar performance to Light aircraft with a maximum cruise speed of 330 knots and a range of 1,730 nautical miles.
The single-engine Pilatus PC-12NG cabin is outfitted for business on the private charter flight to Houston with a four-seat club section with fully adjustable chairs, plus two forward-facing chairs with fold-out tables and power outlets.
Cessna’s Grand Caravan EX was designed for economy and reliability for short charter flights including the charter route from Austin to Houston. The Grand Caravan EX can accommodate up to 14 passengers with comfortable ergonomic seating designed to enhance inflight conversations.
How much does a private jet cost from Austin to Houston?
- Light jet: starting at $8,250.
- Midsize jet: starting at $9,350.
- Super midsize jet: starting at $10,450.
In summary, Houston is a city for business and leisure travelers. No matter what attractions you decide to explore, Houston hospitality creates a welcoming atmosphere. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week, or an extended time, your visit will be filled with memorable experiences of time well spent in the Bayou City.