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

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The best prices from Houston to Los Angeles are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

$255
$214
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$134
Price
$134 - $238
Temperature
68 - 90 °F
Rainfall
0 - 5 inches
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 0% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $171 Price for this month
Cheapest price $134 From Houston to Los Angeles

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Los Angeles
Flight duration
3h 29m
Average temperature for November in Los Angeles
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Los Angeles
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Los Angeles
Sunday
29 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
45 daily flights
Wednesday
31 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to 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 popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,287 users have taken a look at flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Los Angeles.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Airlines departing from Houston to Los Angeles can be delayed by up to 43min. or more hours.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

Generally, 2,333 passengers can be accommodated when flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Los Angeles on commercial airlines.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Air Lines Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Houston to Los Angeles. On average you can find 297 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Houston to Los Angeles take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 4 hours, flying a distance of about 860 miles.

How many flights depart from Houston to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average 126 flights depart from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 10% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Houston or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Houston is less than in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Los Angeles are hotter than in Houston.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Los Angeles?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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 LA, 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. Come see all the different neighborhoods and attractions Los Angeles has to offer. Enter your trip details into our smart search engine to see the cheap flights from Houston to LA.