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

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to IAH flight in 2021: compare California to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for California to IAH flights for June, July
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$98pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$106pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from California found for this year
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$79pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
27 Sep - 6 Oct
$88pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
22 Sep - 28 Sep
$96pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to Houston from California

Save time with California to Houston direct flight deals
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$79pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
27 Sep - 6 Oct
$88pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
22 Sep - 28 Sep
$96pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from California to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from California, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$98pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$106pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jun - 26 Jun
$119pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Houston
3:00 am - 8:10 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 10m
SAN - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$59
JustFly
5:26 am - 10:43 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 17m
SAN - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$63
SmartFares
8:14 am - 2:09 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 55m
OAK - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$65
JustFly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">California</span> to <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> flights.

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 is one of them. 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Houston from California?

Most people fly into Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) if they book a flight to Houston from California. George Bush Intcntl is conveniently located just 15.9 mi from Houston’s city center.

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 $79, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

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 $121.

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: Thursday.

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, Ontario - Houston George Bush Intcntl and San Francisco - Houston George Bush Intcntl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $59. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston George Bush Intcntl) can be booked for $123 on average our data indicates $620 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: Cathay Pacific(100%), Air China(100%), EVA Air(97%.)

How long is the flight from California to Houston?

Spirit Airlines and United Airlines can get you from California to Houston in just under 3h 10m. 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 $79, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $123.

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

$51 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines.

Departure points for flights from California to Houston

Select to see more specific information for flights to Houston from all departure points in California.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Houston.
Flight duration
3h 44m
Average temperature for June in Houston
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Houston
0.0 ″

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Houston 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
$62 $225 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$90 $235 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$61 $284 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$102 $306 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$52 $368 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$179 $441 No cancel fee 75%
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