Cheap flights from California to Houston

LAX — IAH
Aug 9 — Aug 161

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 47 days in advance, which can save you up to 52% on flights from California to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 47 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 $231. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $316.

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

Flights from California to Houston lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Houston in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $58.

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

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.

Cheap flights from California to Houston in August, September 2022

The best prices found for California to Houston flights for August, September
Sep 13 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$85

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 20 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$86

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/2/22

Aug 27 - Aug 29
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 22m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$88

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/3/22

California to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from California found for this year
Sep 13 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$85

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 20 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$86

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/2/22

Aug 27 - Aug 29
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 22m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$88

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/3/22

Cheap Frontier flights from California to Houston

Sep 21 - Sep 28
ONT

Ontario

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

22h 11m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

8h 40m
$150

Frontier

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Deal found 8/3/22

Nov 9 - Nov 16
SFO

San Francisco

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

8h 23m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 58m
$152

Frontier

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Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 30 - Oct 7
SFO

San Francisco

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

14h 40m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 43m
$153

Frontier

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Deal found 8/4/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from California to Houston

Sep 13 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$85

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 20 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$86

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/2/22

Aug 27 - Aug 29
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 22m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$88

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/3/22

Non-stop flights to Houston from California

Save time with California to Houston direct flight deals
Sep 13 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$85

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 20 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 35m
$86

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/2/22

Aug 27 - Aug 29
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 22m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$88

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/3/22

Last minute flights from California to Houston

Late deals on return flights to Houston from California, departing today and this week
Aug 11 - Aug 23
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

14h 10m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$140

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 8/2/22

Aug 11 - Aug 24
SFO

San Francisco

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

17h 14m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 26m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/1/22

Aug 10 - Aug 11
SFO

San Francisco

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

10h 14m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 00m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/4/22

One-way flights to Houston from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Houston
Sep 13
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 21m
$32

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/4/22

Sep 13
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 19m
$35

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/3/22

Aug 31
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 22m
$38

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/3/22

Related info for your journey

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

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. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United 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 $85, 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 $109.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Houston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this California to Houston flight route?

Flights from California to Houston have been viewed 758 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 ($32), Frontier ($80), and United Airlines ($83).

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.

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 American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Houston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to Houston are Qatar Airways (100%), SkyWest Airlines (93%) and American Airlines (93%).

What are the cheapest flights from California to Houston?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Houston? While on average our users pay $643, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $85. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston Hobby), is priced around $85.

Departure points for flights from California to Houston

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$9Average$341FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$48Average$480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$53Average$206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$60Average$186FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$88Average$359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$89Average$399FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from California to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from California to Houston
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
15%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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