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 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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 - 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 to Houston

One-way from

$41

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?

Flights from Los Angeles 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 to Houston?

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Houston at least 44 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Houston for as little as $118 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 $157 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Houston from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $134. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $68. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

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

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

The best prices found for LAX to IAH flights for May, June
13 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
13 May - 19 May
$94pp
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 - 18 May
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Los Angeles found for this year
13 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
13 May - 19 May
$94pp
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 - 18 May
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Houston from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles 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 - 21 May
$112pp
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 - 21 May
$114pp
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
18 May - 19 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 - 21 May
$99pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 May - 25 May
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
2:45 pm - 7:54 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 09m
LAX - IAH
United Airlines
$41
United
8:20 am - 7:54 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 34m
LAX - IAH
Frontier
$56
Kiwi.com
8:01 am - 5:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 40m
LAX - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$60
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles 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 25 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 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 Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Houston is less than $127.

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: Sunday, Thursday, Friday.

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 to Houston on average per day?

8 flight departures from Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 63% 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 to Houston?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Houston in 3h 08m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Los Angeles and Houston are separated by a distance of 1384 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $99, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $115 and $128, respectively. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 41% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($36), United Airlines ($41), and Frontier ($44).

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
3h 27m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 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%
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 to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of LAX to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of LAX to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of LAX to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% 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
26 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
28 daily flights
Friday
27 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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