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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 30 days in advance, which can save you up to 39% on flights from California to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 30 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 $260. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $337.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Houston from California with a flight ticket averaging about $233. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $37. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from California to Houston in November, December 2020

The best prices found for California to IAH flights for November, December
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$67pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$68pp
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$68pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

California to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from California found for next year
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$67pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$68pp
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario

Non-stop flights to Houston from California

Save time with California to Houston direct flight deals
16 Dec - 6 Jan
$92pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Dec - 30 Dec
$93pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Jan - 9 Jan
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from California, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$82pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$82pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 17 Dec
$83pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland

One-way flights to Houston from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Houston
7:49 pm - 4:16 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 27m
LAX - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$47
Gotogate
6:07 am - 6:44 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 37m
LAX - IAH
Frontier
$48
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Houston 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 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 $67, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

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 $106.

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: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 $66. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston George Bush Intcntl) can be booked for $74 on average our data indicates $171 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: Asiana Airlines(98%), Air China(98%), EVA Air(96%.)

How long is the flight from California to Houston?

United Airlines and Spirit Airlines can get you from California to Houston in just under 3h 01m. 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 $67, 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 Frontier for as low as $68.

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

$27 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, with prices from $34.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Houston
Flight duration
3h 25m
Average temperature for November in Houston
69.8 °F

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines 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 $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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