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

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to HOU 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?

Users have found that booking a flight from California to Houston at least 23 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to Houston for as little as $167 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $215 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Houston (CA - HO1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Houston as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from California in August are about $170 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $49.

Cheap flights from California to Houston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for California to HOU flights for October, November
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$47pp
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

Cheap flights to Houston from California found for this year
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$47pp
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

Save time with California to Houston direct flight deals
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$47pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from California, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$55pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 3 Nov
$58pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$59pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-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
8:55 pm - 2:02 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 07m
LAX - IAH
United Airlines
$49
United
10:35 am - 5:48 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 13m
ONT - IAH
Frontier
$55
JustFly
8:20 am - 7:39 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 19m
LAX - HOU
Delta
$58
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Houston

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

Some of our airline partners flying from California to Houston have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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 $39, but on average you can expect to pay $54.

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 $56.

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.

How popular is this California to Houston flight route?

Flights from California to Houston have been viewed 677 times in the past calendar month.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from California to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($19), United Airlines ($49), and Frontier ($50).

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

When booking a flight from California to Houston, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Houston?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Houston? While on average our users pay $541, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $61. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston Hobby), is priced around $39.

What are the most popular routes from California to Houston?

When deciding which route to take from California to Houston consider Los Angeles - Houston Hobby, Los Angeles - Houston George Bush Intcntl or San Francisco - Houston Hobby as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Houston within the United States

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to California from Houston?

Returning to California from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Departure points for flights from California to Houston

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Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Houston.
Flight duration from California to Houston
3h 25m
Average temperature for October in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Top 7 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
Frontier
$49 $229 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$52 $375 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$61 $345 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$62 $220 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$102 $328 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$155 $454 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$319 $499 No cancel fee 63%
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