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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 Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Los Angeles (LAX)

IAH - LAX
Price
$135 - $244
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from $135 From Houston to Los Angeles
One-way from $35 One-way flight from Houston to Los Angeles
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 Houston to Los Angeles?

Flights from Houston to Los Angeles are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Los Angeles?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from Houston to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $87. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $97.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Los Angeles?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Los Angeles from Houston average $95. You can even find prices in September for less than $95, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $46. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 12%.

Cheap flights from Houston to Los Angeles in July, August 2020

The best prices found for IAH to LAX flights for July, August
30 Jul - 4 Aug
$81pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$85pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
18 Jul - 1 Aug
$88pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Houston found for this year
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$71pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 Aug - 26 Aug
$72pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$73pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Houston

Save time with Houston to Los Angeles direct flight deals
19 Aug - 26 Aug
$72pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$73pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Aug - 8 Aug
$74pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Houston, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 23 Jul
$206pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$215pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$221pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Los Angeles
4:59 pm - 6:32 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 33m
IAH - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$35
KAYAK
5:59 pm - 7:34 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 35m
IAH - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$36
FlyFar
11:51 am - 1:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 22m
IAH - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$37
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to Los Angeles 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 Houston and Los Angeles 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 Houston to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $71, but on average you can expect to pay $83.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Los Angeles is less than $93.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Los Angeles for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,561 users have taken a look at flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Los Angeles.

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 14 flights depart from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 93% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% 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 15 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.

Alternative routes for Houston to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Los Angeles
Flight duration
3h 22m
Average temperature for July in Los Angeles
87.8 °F

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 72% of IAH to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of IAH to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 5% of IAH to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to LAX departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Los Angeles
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights