Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans (MSY)

IAH — MSY
Feb 4 — Feb 111

The best prices from Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong are usually found in January or August, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best HO1 to MSY flight in 2023: compare Houston to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.

IAH - MSY

Price

$146 - $230

MSY

Temperature

51.8 - 82.4 °F

MSY

Rainfall

3.3 - 6.4 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$146From Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong
One-way from$78One-way flight from Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

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

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 31% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Houston to New Orleans at least 28 days early can save you up to 71% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Houston to New Orleans for as little as $162 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $267 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Houston to New Orleans lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to New Orleans in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $54.

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

When flying from Houston to New Orleans, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 37% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans in January, February 2023

The best prices found for Houston to MSY flights for January, February
Feb 28 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$54

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 28 - Mar 8
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 28m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 28 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

1 stop

6h 52m
$75

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Houston to New Orleans 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Houston found for this year
Feb 28 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$54

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 1 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 5 - Mar 9
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 28m
$66

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Houston to New Orleans

Feb 28 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$54

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 1 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 5 - Mar 9
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 28m
$66

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Cheap American Airlines flights from Houston to New Orleans

Feb 21 - Feb 28
HOU

Houston Hobby

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

3h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

3h 58m
$172

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 28 - Mar 7
HOU

Houston Hobby

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

3h 43m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

3h 59m
$222

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 20 - Mar 23
HOU

Houston Hobby

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

1 stop

3h 39m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

HOU

Houston Hobby

1 stop

3h 59m
$237

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Houston

Save time with Houston to New Orleans direct flight deals
Feb 28 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$54

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 1 - Mar 7
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Mar 5 - Mar 9
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 28m
$66

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Last minute flights from Houston to New Orleans

Late deals on return flights to New Orleans from Houston, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 10
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 23m
$78

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 9 - Feb 14
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$88

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/27

Feb 4 - Feb 11
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 08m
MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

Nonstop

1h 23m
$102

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to New Orleans from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to New Orleans
Mar 1
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
$25

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Mar 5
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 11m
$35

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 4
IAH

Houston George Bush Intcntl

MSY

New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Nonstop

1h 08m
$36

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Reviews of Airlines Servicing New Orleans

Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,155 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,667 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
714 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

Frontier
6.1
Okay
536 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,024 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed by a couple of hours. I had traveled for 20 hours already and the last trip to RSW was absolutely agonizing

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to New Orleans flights.

What airports serve Houston to New Orleans flights?

You can fly on Southwest from William P. Hobby Airport in Houston to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in New Orleans, Louisiana. You can fly out of George Bush Intercontinental Airport to New Orleans on United or Spirit. American Airlines operates some flights out of both Houston airports that go into the airport in New Orleans. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 11 miles from downtown New Orleans. It’s located mostly in Jefferson Parish. This is the main airport servicing the southeast part of Louisiana. The airport covers about 1,500 acres of land.

Which airlines fly directly from Houston to New Orleans?

You can choose from Spirit Airlines, United, and Southwest for direct flights going to New Orleans from Houston. All of Southwest’s flights go out of Hobby. The others operate theirs out of George Bush. There’s a pretty big range in price. The flight time is right around an hour.

What are the stopover options between Houston to New Orleans?

If you choose a flight with a stopover, you might make a stop in Fort Lauderdale. American Airlines has many flights that stop in Dallas. There are options from around an hour to close to four hours. Delta has a one-stop flight that goes through Atlanta. The stopovers start at under an hour. Travel times run from about four hours up to around eight. You’ll find that Southwest only offers direct flights from Houston to New Orleans. The flight is relatively short and there are many options of non-stop flights so it’s really up to your preference.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Houston to New Orleans?

You don’t need a passport or a visa to fly to New Orleans from Houston. This is a domestic flight with no stops outside the country. You’ll only need to show up with a valid form of identification. You may use your passport but you don’t have to.

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

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Houston to New Orleans. You should not have trouble finding flights to Louis Armstrong from Houston; the airport handles an average of 5 inbound flights from Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights to the New Orleans airport from Houston. It is only a 11.4 mi journey from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to New Orleans’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Juneyao Airlines flying from Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Houston to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to New Orleans for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $84.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to New Orleans for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to New Orleans under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to New Orleans is less than $92.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to New Orleans for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this Houston to New Orleans flight route?

Within the past month, 202 users have taken a look at flights from Houston to New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to New Orleans is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $54 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 70% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to New Orleans one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $25. Frontier flights start at $54 while deals on United Airlines start at $59 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to New Orleans?

Before booking your flight from Houston to New Orleans check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston to New Orleans?

Consider Mesa Airlines (90%), Southwest (85%) or Spirit Airlines (83%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Houston to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to New Orleans?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $37. While the most popular route (Houston Hobby - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) can be booked for $54 on average our data indicates $413 when flying from Houston to New Orleans.

Alternative routes for Houston to New Orleans

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 4 airlines flying from Houston to New Orleans

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to New Orleans choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$51Average$126FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$97Average$234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$199Average$437FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Houston to New Orleans

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston to New Orleans
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
54%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Houston to New Orleans

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to New Orleans
Sunday7daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday4daily flights
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