Flights from Houston (IAH) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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$368RT including taxes
May 31 2018 Jun 03 2018
3 nights
Houston (IAH) to Fresno (FAT)
Flying with: Spirit Airlines
$368RT including taxes
May 31 2018 Jun 03 2018
3 nights
Houston (IAH) to Fresno (FAT)
Flying with: Spirit Airlines

Travel information for Houston to Los Angeles

Flight time forHouston to Los Angeles3 hrs 26 mins
Houston to Los Angeles1388 miles
Here are some alternative departure airports for Houston
  • Beaumont (BPT) is only 90.6 miles from Houston
  • Victoria (VCT) is only 99.3 miles from Houston

How much do things cost in Los Angeles and Houston?

Houston is 19% cheaper than Los Angeles
Large bottle of water
Houston
$1.62
Los Angeles
$1.96
3 bedroom apartment in the suburbs
Houston
$1599.42
Los Angeles
$2810.26
Local draught beer (0.5 liter)
Houston
$4.12
Los Angeles
$6.00
1 mile taxi journey
Houston
$2.20
Los Angeles
$2.70
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Additional useful information for Los Angeles

People may associate Los Angeles with movie stars, glitz and glamour, but when you arrive here you find that it's actually a diverse collection of neighborhoods. That upscale vibe, with the designer clothing stores and the fancy restaurants, is concentrated in the West Hollywood and Beverly Hills areas. Downtown is home to an eclectic art scene, while the beach areas are more casual and give you the chance to soak up some sun or stroll down the boardwalk. There's no shortage of direct flights from Houston to Los Angeles, and the flight only takes a little over three hours.

How long is the flight from Houston to Los Angeles?
On a direct flight from Houston to Los Angeles, expect a flight time of just over three hours. If you book a flight with a stop, that can add a couple hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Houston to Los Angeles?
American Eagle, Southwest, Spirit and United operate direct flights from Houston to Los Angeles. There are also flights available through several other airlines if you don't mind a stop along the way.

How frequent are flights between Houston and Los Angeles?
Houston to Los Angeles is a popular route with plenty of flights available. Every day there are dozens of flights going from Houston to Los Angeles, and a good portion of those are nonstop flights.

Which airports serve Houston to Los Angeles?
George Bush Intercontinental Airport is Houston's busiest airport, and most flights to Los Angeles originate there. Flights operated by Southwest originate at the smaller William P. Hobby Airport. All direct flights from Houston land at Los Angeles International Airport, but there are indirect flights to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles.

Which direct flight route between Houston and Los Angeles is cheapest?
Considering the number of flights available from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Los Angeles International Airport, that's typically the direct flight route with the best deals. It's smart to check flights from William P. Hobby Airport as well, though, in case Southwest has a special offer available.

If you want to see how movies and TV shows are made while in Los Angeles, the best place to go is actually Burbank, not Hollywood, as there are studio tours available at Warner Bros. Universal Studios has some movie sets of its own and plenty of exciting rides. No trip to Southern California is complete without a trip to the beach, and Los Angeles has several fun options. Santa Monica is a popular choice, while Venice is a bit wilder. If you're used to that Houston humidity, the dry heat of Los Angeles is a nice change of pace.

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Facts and figures about flying from Houston to Los Angeles

  • The most popular aircraft flying between Houston and Los Angeles is a Boeing 757 Mixed
  • The largest aircraft flying between Houston and Los Angeles is a Boeing 777-200
  • The smallest aircraft operating flights from Houston to Los Angeles is the Canadair CRJ 700
  • Flights from Houston to Los Angeles most frequently use Phoenix Sky Harbor International as a connection
  • Flights from Houston to Los Angeles are cancelled 0.8 percent of the time
  • Flights from Houston to Los Angeles typically have a delay of 42 mins
  • United Air Lines Inc. operates 297 flights a week from Houston to Los Angeles
  • There are 2333 daily seats available for flights between Houston and Los Angeles
  • Flights from Houston to Los Angeles are not usually diverted

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