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The best prices from Houston to New Orleans are usually found in January or May, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Friday

$190
$170
$150
$136
Price
$136 - $186
Temperature
66 - 91 °F
Rainfall
3 - 8 inches
Most popular in March High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $136 Price for this month
Cheapest price $136 From Houston to New Orleans

Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans in January 2020

The best prices found for IAH to MSY flights for January
30 Jan - 4 Feb
$94pp
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
31 Jan - 3 Feb
$109pp
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
28 Jan - 29 Jan
$115pp
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
9 Mar - 13 Mar
$76pp
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
28 Apr - 30 Apr
$87pp
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
16 May - 18 May
$94pp
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
4 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
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
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$76pp
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
15 Feb - 18 Feb
$81pp
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
25 Jan - 8 Feb
$96pp
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
27 Jan - 28 Jan
$113pp
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
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$117pp
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

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 17m
Average temperature for January in New Orleans
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in New Orleans
6.5 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing New Orleans

Weekly flight availability
from Houston to New Orleans
Sunday
36 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
35 daily flights
Friday
37 daily flights
Saturday
28 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to New Orleans

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to New Orleans?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Houston George Bush Intcntl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong was viewed by 183 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Airlines departing from Houston to New Orleans can be delayed by up to 48min. or more hours.

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

Generally, 1,441 passengers can be accommodated when flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong on commercial airlines.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Currently, United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flights from Houston to New Orleans. On average 231 flights can be found for this airline route daily.

How long does the flight from Houston to New Orleans take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 2 hours, covering a distance of 190 miles.

How many flights depart from Houston to New Orleans on average per day?

On average 105 flights depart from Houston George Bush Intcntl to New Orleans Louis Armstrong per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 24% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 47% of flight departures

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 less than New Orleans. You can assume this to be the case over the next 16 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.

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.