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)

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

$49

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 in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Los Angeles to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Houston in February, March 2021

8 Mar - 12 Mar
$61pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 4 Mar
$63pp
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 Mar - 15 Mar
$66pp
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

11 May - 18 May
$54pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 May - 18 May
$58pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Mar - 12 Mar
$61pp
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

11 May - 18 May
$54pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 4 Mar
$63pp
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 Mar - 15 Mar
$66pp
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

4 Mar - 4 Mar
$63pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Mar - 6 Mar
$66pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Mar - 6 Mar
$68pp
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

7:45 pm - 12:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 05m
LAX - IAH
United Airlines
$49
United
11:43 am - 11:01 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 18m
LAX - IAH
Frontier
$50
Gotogate
7:23 am - 8:47 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
35h 24m
LAX - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$56
Gotogate

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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 and Delta 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.

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 $54, but on average you can expect to pay $69.

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 $75.

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: Monday, Tuesday, 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?

15 flight departures from Los Angeles to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 27% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Houston?

Los Angeles will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Houston over the next 10 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. 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 $54, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $75. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 68% 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 ($27), Frontier ($44), and United Airlines ($49).

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Flight duration
3h 24m
Average temperature for February in Houston
59.0 °F

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Houston

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of LAX to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 18% of LAX to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of LAX to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of LAX to IAH departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Houston
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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