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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Houston (LAX - HO1)

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 to Houston

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to HO1 flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.

LAX - HO1

Price

$74 - $273

HO1

Temperature

53.6 - 84.2 °F

HO1

Precipitation

3.2 - 5.9 inches

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

$20

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Houston

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to Houston flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

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Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 20m
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LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$43

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 15 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$44

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 15 - Feb 23
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$45

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Los Angeles to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Los Angeles found for this year
Feb 8 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$43

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 15 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$44

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 15 - Feb 23
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$45

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Non-stop flights to Houston from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Houston direct flight deals
Feb 8 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$43

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 15 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$44

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 15 - Feb 23
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 30m
$45

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Houston

Late deals on return flights to Houston from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Jan 26
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 17m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 38m
$53

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 26 - Jan 31
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 36m
$54

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 26 - Feb 1
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 20m
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

3h 38m
$55

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to Houston from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Houston
Feb 19
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$20

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Apr 26
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 07m
$21

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 22
LAX

Los Angeles

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$23

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Houston flights.

What airports serve Los Angeles to Houston flights?

You can find many flights going from Los Angeles to Houston. You’ll take off from one of five airports serving the LA area and what’s surrounding it. They are LAX, Orange County, Ontario, Burbank, and Long Beach. The two airports you’ll be flying into are George Bush Intercontinental Airport or William P. Hobby Airport in Houston.George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the busier of the two. It’s 23 miles from the downtown district in Houston. It spans over 10,000 acres of land. It’s the 15th busiest airport in the country.Houston Hobby Airport is closer to downtown Houston, only seven miles away. It’s one of Southwest Airlines’ focus cities. It has four runways and serves both domestic and international flights.

Which airlines fly directly from Los Angeles to Houston?

United will take you directly from LAX to George Bush in Houston. There are also direct flights offered by Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. The flight times are just a little more than three hours. Many of the direct flights are the cheaper options for this route. You can also find direct flights on Southwest from LAX into Hobby in Houston.

What are the stopover options between Los Angeles to Houston?

You can fly out of Burbank on Spirit and stop in Las Vegas for a couple of hours. Frontier stops in Denver in between LAX and George Bush. American will take you through Dallas before landing at either of the two Houston airports. Delta lands in Salt Lake City on the way to Houston. American flies out of Long Beach and lands in Phoenix on the way to George Bush. Southwest flies out of LAX and makes stops in Oakland, Dallas, Las Vegas, New Orleans, or El Paso before going to Hobby. The flight times are usually less than six hours for these.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Los Angeles to Houston?

You will not need a passport or visa to fly between these two cities. They’re both within the United States and you don’t have to connect anywhere outside the country. You will only need a valid form of identification to make this trip.

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 4 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.

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 $43, but on average you can expect to pay $52.

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 $52.

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.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Houston flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Houston have been viewed 677 times in the past calendar month.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $43. Spirit Airlines is priced at 74% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Houston?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Houston.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $37. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $44 on average our data indicates $604 when flying from Los Angeles to Houston.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Los Angeles to Houston?

If you’re looking for eco-friendly airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Houston, you best choice would be either American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, or United Airlines. All these companies ensure their planes are eco-friendly by using environmentally friendly materials, serving passengers more sustainable snacks and beverages, and avoiding using disposable in-flight headphones. Before booking a flight, it would be best to research the plane from the airport of origin to the destination. The best airlines ensure eco-friendliness not only during the flight but also in their operations at the airport.

How can I fly more sustainably from Los Angeles to Houston?

Though people discourage air travel due to its high carbon emissions, you can still fly sustainably and keep the environment greener and cleaner. One way to ensure sustainable travel to Houston from Los Angeles is by choosing eco-friendly airlines, so you rest assured that they will produce lower carbon emissions, no matter the route you travel. Another way of traveling more sustainably is by choosing a seat in economy class instead of business class. Seats in economy class take up less space so that airlines can fit more passengers on a flight, thereby flying more fuel-efficient planes. Though most airlines claim to be eco-friendly, you should check the type of aircraft that they operate in addition to the type of food and beverage they offer to travelers and the amount of packaging they recycle versus sending to a landfill.

Can I fly to Houston from Los Angeles right now?

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 24 hours before departing to Houston.

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

Can I 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 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Houston

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$52
Average$297
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$65
Average$310
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$70
Average$204
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$102
Average$240
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$114
Average$250
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$168
Average$511
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$319
Average$499
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles to Houston
16%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday5daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday1daily flight