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Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to California, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $533.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to California?

August can be a great time to fly to California from Houston with a flight ticket averaging about $307. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Houston to California in November, December 2020

The best prices found for IAH to California flights for November, December
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$66pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$67pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Dec - 5 Jan
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Houston found for next year
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$66pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$67pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Dec - 5 Jan
$68pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to California from Houston

Save time with Houston to California direct flight deals
12 Dec - 12 Dec
$97pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$99pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$100pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Houston, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$74pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$79pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$82pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to California from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to California
8:48 am - 3:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 17m
IAH - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$52
Kiwi.com
5:29 pm - 3:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 11m
IAH - SFO
Frontier
$55
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to California flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Houston and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to California. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Houston to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $66, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to California is less than $108.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to California?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to California have been viewed 1,557 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to California?

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to California are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Houston to California?

The most popular route from Houston to California is Houston George Bush Intcntl - Los Angeles. You may also consider Houston George Bush Intcntl - San Francisco or Houston George Bush Intcntl - San Diego.

What are the cheapest Flights from Houston to California?

While on average a flight from Houston to California is generally $165, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $65. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston George Bush Intcntl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $66 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Houston to California on time: ANA(96%), Spirit Airlines(96%), Air China(95%.)

How long is the flight from Houston to California?

A quick flight from Houston to California can take about 3h 21m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $98. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Houston to California round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to California round-trip from $66. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to California one-way?

$34 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $41 and $52, respectively.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to California
Flight duration
3h 20m

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 6 airlines from Houston to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$63 $214 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$96 $232 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$102 $254 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$61 $277 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$51 $362 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$189 $486 No cancel fee 75%
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