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The best prices from New Orleans to Houston are usually found in April or August, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New Orleans (MSY) to Houston (IAH)

MSY - IAH
Price
$85 - $253
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$85

From New Orleans to Houston

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from New Orleans 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 New Orleans to Houston?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 31% on the overall cost on flights from New Orleans to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New Orleans to Houston?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Orleans to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $118, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to Houston?

Flights from New Orleans to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Orleans to Houston in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $68.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Houston (MSY - IAH)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 42% on flights from New Orleans to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Houston in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MSY to IAH flights for January, February
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$62pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$63pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Jan - 27 Jan
$64pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

New Orleans to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from New Orleans found for this year
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$62pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$63pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Jan - 27 Jan
$64pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to Houston from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Houston direct flight deals
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$63pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$73pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
11 Feb - 16 Feb
$80pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from New Orleans, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$61pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$62pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Jan - 27 Jan
$64pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Houston from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Houston
12:00 pm - 1:24 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 24m
MSY - IAH
United Airlines
$49
United
2:55 am - 9:40 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 45m
MSY - IAH
American Airlines
8:58 am - 7:36 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 38m
MSY - IAH
Frontier
$91
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Orleans to Houston flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from New Orleans 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 New Orleans 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.

Which airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

Are there nonstop flights from New Orleans to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Orleans to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Orleans to Houston is less than $147.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Orleans to Houston for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New Orleans to Houston?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston George Bush Intcntl flight path was viewed by 104 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from New Orleans to Houston on average per day?

5 flight departures from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in New Orleans or Houston?

New Orleans will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Houston over the next 15 days.

Is New Orleans weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Houston is colder than in New Orleans. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Houston?

For as low as $63, Spirit Airlines can have you in Houston from New Orleans in 1h 23m. There are 305 mi between New Orleans and Houston. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Orleans to Houston round-trip?

Currently priced at $61, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New Orleans to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 54% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Orleans to Houston one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $30 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $49 and American Airlines from $72 one-way.

Alternative routes for New Orleans to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New Orleans to Houston
Flight duration
1h 16m
Average temperature for January in Houston
59.0 °F

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Houston

Top 3 airlines flying from New Orleans to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans 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
$54 $134 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$90 $203 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$86 $220 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Houston

Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of MSY to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of MSY to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MSY to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSY to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Houston
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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