Cheap flights from Los Angeles International to Houston (LAX - IAH)

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The best prices from Los Angeles International to Houston are usually found in August or April, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles International (LAX) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to IAH flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles International to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
LAX - IAH
Price
$77 - $276
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 55% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$77

From Los Angeles International to Houston

One-way from

$41

One-way flight from Los Angeles International to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles International to Houston?

Flights from Los Angeles International to Houston are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles International to Houston?

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles International to Houston from $118 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles International to Houston?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Houston from Los Angeles International average $134. You can even find prices in February for less than $134, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $68. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Los Angeles International. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles International to Houston (LAX - IAH)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Los Angeles International to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles International to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to IAH flights for May, June
15 May - 19 May
$91pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 9 Jun
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 19 May
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles International to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Los Angeles International found for this year
15 May - 19 May
$91pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 9 Jun
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 19 May
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Houston from Los Angeles International

Save time with Los Angeles International to Houston direct flight deals
18 May - 19 May
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 26 May
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 26 May
$119pp
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 Los Angeles International to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Los Angeles International, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 19 May
$98pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 25 May
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Houston from Los Angeles International

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles International to Houston
2:45 pm - 7:54 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 09m
LAX - IAH
United Airlines
$41
United
8:01 am - 5:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 40m
LAX - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$60
Kiwi.com
2:25 pm - 7:37 pm
Delta
Nonstop
3h 12m
LAX - IAH
Delta
$69
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles International to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Houston?

Booking a flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) is your only option if you wish to fly from Los Angeles to Houston. On a typical day, there are 26 flights from Los Angeles to George Bush Intcntl, all of which are around 3h 08m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 7 airlines when you book a flight from Los Angeles to Houston.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles International to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles International to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles International to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles International to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles International to Houston is less than $130.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles International to Houston for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Houston?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 758 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles International to Houston on average per day?

12 flight departures from Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 42% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Houston?

Los Angeles will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Houston over the next 4 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Houston is generally colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles International to Houston?

For as low as $139, Spirit Airlines can have you in Houston from Los Angeles International in 3h 08m. The distance between Los Angeles International and Houston is about 1384 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles International to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $106. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $115 round trip. These flights start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles International to Houston one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $36 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $41 and Delta from $49 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles International to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles International to Houston.
Flight duration
3h 24m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles International to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles International 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
$70 $204 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$65 $215 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$118 $243 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$52 $255 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$102 $262 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$179 $441 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles International to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles International towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of LAX to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of LAX to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of LAX to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of LAX to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles International to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles International to Houston.
Sunday
26 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
29 daily flights
Wednesday
31 daily flights
Thursday
28 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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