Cheap flights from New Orleans to Houston (MSY - IAH)

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The best prices from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston are usually found in April or July, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to IAH flight in 2021: compare New Orleans to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
MSY - HO1
Price
$86 - $189
HO1
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$86

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston

One-way from

$18

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 52% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 34 days in advance to save up to 63% 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 34 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 $121, or $182 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Houston from New Orleans. Prices for April average $121 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $56. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 55% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Orleans to Houston (MSY - HO1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New Orleans to Houston in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MSY to IAH flights for September, October
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$50pp
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
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$58pp
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
15 Oct - 22 Oct
$59pp
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

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from New Orleans found for this year
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$49pp
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
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$50pp
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
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$58pp
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

Non-stop flights to Houston from New Orleans

Save time with New Orleans to Houston direct flight deals
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$49pp
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
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$50pp
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
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$58pp
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

Last minute flights from New Orleans to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from New Orleans, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 9 Oct
$81pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
25 Sep - 9 Oct
$104pp
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
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$108pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Houston from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Houston
9:53 am - 11:09 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 16m
MSY - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$18
mytrip.com
9:53 am - 11:09 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 16m
MSY - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$28
Gotogate
2:35 pm - 4:01 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 26m
MSY - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$29
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Orleans to Houston?

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY), located 11.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from New Orleans to Houston. 4 airlines have flights from Louis Armstrong to Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 4 outbound flights to Houston per day.

Which airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston 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.

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.

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 $49, but on average you can expect to pay $69.

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 $89.

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 New Orleans to Houston flight route?

Within the past month, 104 users have taken a look at flights from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston.

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

Per day, 4 flights depart from New Orleans to Houston on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Orleans to Houston?

Spirit Airlines can get you from New Orleans to Houston in just under 1h 16m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 305 mi between New Orleans and Houston. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($49), offers the cheapest pricing from New Orleans to Houston. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 59% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from New Orleans?

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

Most visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Orleans from Houston?

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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Alternative routes for New Orleans 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 New Orleans to Houston.
Flight duration from MSY to Houston
1h 18m
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Houston

Top 3 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 $132 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$90 $212 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$86 $270 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from New Orleans to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of MSY to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of MSY to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of MSY to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSY to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from New Orleans to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Orleans to Houston.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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