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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Houston to Los Angeles, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Houston to Los Angeles so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Houston to Los Angeles - HOU to LAX

Cheap 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
Oct 23, 2015 Nov 11, 2015 $215
Nov 13, 2015 Nov 14, 2015 $215
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $156
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $320
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $154
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $154
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $154
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $154
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 30, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $156
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $154

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 $155.

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 $257 $290
7-14 days $155 $250
14-21 days $155 $164
21-30 days $155 $181
30-60 days $154 $156
60-90 days $155 $156
90+ days $157 $156

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
$155 $154 $154 $155 $157 $154 $157

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
August Houston Los Angeles Spirit 8/10/15 8/14/15 0 $155
September Houston Los Angeles Spirit 9/8/15 9/19/15 0 $154
October Houston Los Angeles Spirit 10/14/15 10/31/15 0 $155
November Houston Los Angeles United 11/3/15 11/10/15 1 $156
December Houston Los Angeles American 12/5/15 12/12/15 0 $196
January Houston Los Angeles United 1/6/16 1/19/16 1 $269
February Houston Los Angeles American 2/5/16 2/8/16 0 $273
March Houston Los Angeles Spirit 3/12/16 3/16/16 0 $277

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$327
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$327 $217
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$217 $155
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$155 $156
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$156 $157
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$157

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 $221.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $168.

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 3 3 3 3 3 2 06:55 19:20
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:08 15:10
United 11 12 13 11 12 10 11 07:30 21:22

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 $107.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $193.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Los Angeles Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier, Virgin America $174
San Antonio to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways $257
Corpus Christi to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways $280
Killeen to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways $329
Lake Charles to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways $319
Tyler to Los Angeles Alaska, United, US Airways, American $310
Waco to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, American $326
College Station to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways $318
Beaumont to Los Angeles US Airways, American $346
Houston to Burbank United, US Airways, American $288
Houston to Long Beach United, American, US Airways $186
Austin to Long Beach United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $177
Houston to Santa Ana United, US Airways, American, Frontier $176
Houston to Las Vegas Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $175
Austin to Burbank United, American, US Airways $215
Houston to Ontario United, American, US Airways $285
Houston to San Diego Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $166
San Antonio to Long Beach United, Alaska, US Airways, American $233
San Antonio to Burbank United, US Airways, American $277
Austin to Santa Ana United, American, US Airways $213
Houston to San Francisco Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $198
Austin to Ontario United, US Airways, American $217
Houston to Phoenix United, US Airways, American, Frontier $115
San Antonio to Las Vegas United, Alaska, American, US Airways $301
San Antonio to Ontario United, US Airways, American $273
Austin to Las Vegas Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Frontier $138
Killeen to Long Beach United, US Airways, American $662
Austin to San Diego Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Frontier, Virgin America $249
Corpus Christi to Long Beach United, US Airways, American $516
San Antonio to Santa Ana Alaska, United, American, US Airways $271

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
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
US Airways PHX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS 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 30 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 110 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: Phoenix, AZ
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