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

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

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from California to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Houston from California with a flight ticket averaging about $134. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $68. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from California to Houston in March, April 2021

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$60pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Mar - 31 Mar
$63pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Houston 2021 flight deals

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$60pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Mar - 31 Mar
$63pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Houston from California

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Mar - 31 Mar
$63pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Apr - 26 Apr
$65pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Houston

10 Mar - 11 Mar
$63pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$68pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Mar - 16 Mar
$69pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Houston from California

11:30 am - 4:45 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 15m
LAX - IAH
United Airlines
$38
United
11:39 am - 9:37 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
19h 58m
SAN - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$42
Gotogate
7:49 pm - 1:34 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 45m
LAX - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$43
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Flight FAQs

From California to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Houston 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 California and Houston 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 California to Houston George Bush Intcntl 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 California to Houston George Bush Intcntl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to Houston George Bush Intcntl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $56, but on average you can expect to pay $69.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Houston is less than $73.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Houston?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The California to Houston George Bush Intcntl flight path was viewed by 758 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to Houston.

What are the most popular routes from California to Houston?

The most popular flight routes from California to Houston are Los Angeles - Houston George Bush Intcntl, San Francisco - Houston George Bush Intcntl and San Diego - Houston George Bush Intcntl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $61. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston George Bush Intcntl) can be booked for $56 on average our data indicates $581 when flying from California to Houston

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Houston?

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 California to Houston on time: ANA(93%), Asiana Airlines(92%), Air New Zealand(92%.)

How long is the flight from California to Houston?

Spirit Airlines can get you from California to Houston in just under 2h 55m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $56, Spirit Airlines will fly you from California to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Frontier and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $72 and $75, respectively.

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

$28 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and United Airlines, with prices starting from $36 and $38, respectively.

Destination information for Houston

Flight duration
3h 26m
Average temperature for March in Houston
66.2 °F

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from California to Houston

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$62 $220 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$90 $239 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$61 $284 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$102 $350 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$52 $369 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$179 $441 No cancel fee 75%
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