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

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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)

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 - 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

$84

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 30% 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 41% on flights from New Orleans to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from New Orleans to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSY to IAH flights for May, June
20 May - 24 May
$55pp
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
20 May - 23 May
$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
13 May - 15 May
$67pp
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 to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from New Orleans found for this year
20 May - 24 May
$55pp
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
20 May - 23 May
$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
13 May - 15 May
$67pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$55pp
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
20 May - 23 May
$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 May - 17 May
$67pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$55pp
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
20 May - 23 May
$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 May - 17 May
$67pp
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

One-way flights to Houston from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Houston
4:20 pm - 9:09 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 49m
MSY - IAH
Frontier
$84
Kiwi.com
1:46 pm - 7:47 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
6h 01m
MSY - IAH
Major Airline
$91
StudentUniverse
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 20m
MSY - IAH
United Airlines
$93
United

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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.

What airports do I use to fly from New Orleans to Houston?

You will need to book a flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston George Bush Intcntl if you want to fly from New Orleans to Houston. At least 4 different airlines have flights from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to George Bush Intcntl (IAH) on a regular basis. There are 23 flights to Houston from the New Orleans airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from MSY to IAH to be around 1h 11m.

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 $55, but on average you can expect to pay $83.

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 $86.

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: Monday, Tuesday, 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?

14 flight departures from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Houston George Bush Intcntl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 86% 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 11 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 $55, Spirit Airlines can have you in Houston from New Orleans in 1h 13m. There are 305 mi between New Orleans and Houston. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New Orleans to Houston round-trip?

Currently priced at $55, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $92. Spirit Airlines is priced at 58% 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 $27 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $49 and Frontier from $84 one-way.

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
1h 14m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °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

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Orleans towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 58% of MSY to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of MSY to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of MSY to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSY to IAH departures
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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
30 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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