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

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The best prices from Houston to New Orleans are usually found in January or May, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Friday

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

IAH - MSY
Price
$137 - $187
MSY
Temperature
66.2 - 91.4 °F
MSY
Rainfall
3.3 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€137

From Houston to New Orleans

One-way from

$24

One-way flight from Houston to New Orleans

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 New Orleans?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Houston to New Orleans. 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 New Orleans.

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 24 days early can save you up to 36% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Houston to New Orleans for as little as $213 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 $281 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $212 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $141. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to New Orleans in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans in October, November 2020

The best prices found for IAH to MSY flights for October, November
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$49pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$50pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to New Orleans 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Houston found for this year
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$49pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$50pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to New Orleans from Houston

Save time with Houston to New Orleans direct flight deals
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$48pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$49pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$50pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Houston, departing today and this week
11 Oct - 18 Oct
$90pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
11 Oct - 18 Oct
$106pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
10 Oct - 13 Oct
$107pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to New Orleans from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to New Orleans
7:24 am - 8:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 09m
IAH - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$24
Gotogate
7:24 am - 8:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 09m
IAH - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$25
mytrip.com
7:24 am - 8:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 09m
IAH - MSY
Spirit Airlines
$39
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to New Orleans

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to New Orleans 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 New Orleans 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 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 $48, but on average you can expect to pay $69.

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 $72.

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 flight route?

This flight path from Houston George Bush Intcntl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 202 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Houston or New Orleans?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Houston is roughly greater than that of New Orleans. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than New Orleans?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in New Orleans is typically hotter than in Houston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Houston to New Orleans?

Departing from Houston to New Orleans will take you 1h 07m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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 $48 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Houston to New Orleans for 69% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $24 on Spirit Airlines.

Alternative routes for Houston to New Orleans

Destination information for New Orleans

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to New Orleans
Flight duration
1h 15m
Average temperature for October in New Orleans
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Orleans
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing New Orleans

Hourly flight availability from Houston to New Orleans

Evening 6 PM to midnight 45% of IAH to MSY departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 31% of IAH to MSY departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of IAH to MSY departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to MSY departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to New Orleans
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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