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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Houston are usually found in August or April, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to IAH flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
LAX - HO1
Price
$74 - $273
HO1
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 56% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Los Angeles to Houston

One-way from

$19

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 to Houston?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Los Angeles to Houston. 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 to Houston?

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

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

Flights from Los Angeles to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Los Angeles to Houston in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $49.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Houston (LAX - HO1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Los Angeles to Houston in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to IAH flights for September, October
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$40pp
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 Oct - 16 Oct
$41pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Oct - 19 Oct
$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

Los Angeles to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Los Angeles found for this year
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$40pp
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 Oct - 16 Oct
$41pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Oct - 19 Oct
$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

Non-stop flights to Houston from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Houston direct flight deals
16 Oct - 16 Oct
$40pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$41pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$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

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$48pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$49pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$50pp
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 Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Houston
10:00 am - 3:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 20m
LAX - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$19
mytrip.com
1:45 am - 7:02 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 17m
LAX - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$20
FareScan
12:30 pm - 5:46 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 16m
LAX - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$23
Trip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Houston?

Most people fly from Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight from Los Angeles to Houston. On average, Los Angeles has 5 outbound flights to Houston per day from 8 airlines. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Los Angeles’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles 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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $40, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Houston is less than $50.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles 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: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Houston flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Houston have been viewed 758 times in the past calendar month.

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

3 flight departures from Los Angeles to Houston per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Houston?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Houston in about 3h 17m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Los Angeles and Houston are separated by a distance of 1384 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Houston round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $40, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Houston.. This flight start at 76% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Los Angeles?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Houston?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 to Houston.
Flight duration from LAX to Houston
3h 24m
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Houston

Top 7 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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%
Delta
$102 $240 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$114 $250 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$52 $297 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$65 $310 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$319 $499 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$168 $511 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of LAX to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of LAX to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of LAX to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of LAX to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Houston.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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