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Cheap Flights from Houston to Los Angeles, CA, United States - HOU to LAX

Popular flights from Houston to Los Angeles

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 21, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $319
May 11, 2016 May 19, 2016 $319
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 23, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $143
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $218
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 $112
May 3, 2016 May 11, 2016 $112
May 4, 2016 May 11, 2016 $112
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 $103

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $122.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Houston to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Houston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Houston to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $181 $270
7-14 days $137 $200
14-21 days $123 $190
21-30 days $127 $222
30-60 days $103 $222
60-90 days $103 $222
90+ days $162 $246

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Houston to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$132 $103 $112 $123 $132 $122 $132

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Houston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Houston to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Houston Los Angeles Spirit 2/23/16 2/24/16 0 $137
March Houston Los Angeles Spirit 3/3/16 3/8/16 0 $123
April Houston Los Angeles United 4/12/16 4/26/16 0 $103
May Houston Los Angeles Spirit 5/3/16 5/11/16 0 $112
June Houston Los Angeles Spirit 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $171
July Houston Los Angeles Spirit 7/12/16 7/26/16 0 $238
August Houston Los Angeles Spirit 8/24/16 9/7/16 0 $171
September Houston Los Angeles Spirit 9/1/16 9/15/16 0 $171

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Houston to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Houston to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$217
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$217 $157
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$157 $123
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$123 $237
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$237 $197
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$197

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX)

Your Houston to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $254.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $190.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Houston to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 07:00 20:15
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:45 14:39
United 11 9 10 11 11 10 11 07:35 21:38

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Houston to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $102.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $197.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $237
San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $227
Corpus Christi to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $270
Killeen to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $285
Lake Charles to Los Angeles American, United $442
Tyler to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $240
Waco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $296
College Station to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $357
Beaumont to Los Angeles American $534
Houston to Burbank American, United $198
Houston to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $382
Austin to Long Beach American, JetBlue $225
Houston to Santa Ana American, Frontier, United $177
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $104
Austin to Burbank American, United $270
Houston to Ontario American, Alaska, United $382
Houston to San Diego American, Alaska, Spirit, United $172
San Antonio to Long Beach American, United $290
San Antonio to Burbank American, Alaska, United $260
Austin to Santa Ana American, Frontier, United $218
Houston to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $183
Austin to Ontario American, United $260
Houston to Phoenix American, United $288
San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $148
San Antonio to Ontario American, United $335
Austin to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $118
Killeen to Long Beach American, United $636
Austin to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $247
Corpus Christi to Long BeachCheck Dates
San Antonio to Santa Ana American, United $237

Airlines Flying from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Houston to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Houston to Los Angeles.

Houston to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Houston and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Houston to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Houston to Los Angeles flight time is 3 hours and 46 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Houston to Los Angeles is 1375 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 105 direct flights from Houston to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to Los Angeles?
Answer: United Airlines provides 69% of the non-stop flights between Houston and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to Los Angeles?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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