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Cheap Flights from Houston to Los Angeles, CA, United States - HOU to LAX Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:11 AM

Popular flights from Houston to Los Angeles Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:11 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $409
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $224
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $244
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $244
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 8, 2016 $244
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 5, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $194
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $194
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $207
Aug 14, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $207
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $207

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 $204.

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 $282 $305
7-14 days $262 $305
14-21 days $222 $224
21-30 days $202 $224
30-60 days $217 $282
60-90 days $197 $261
90+ days $194 $244

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
$207 $202 $197 $197 $197 $217 $207

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
May Houston Los Angeles American 5/31/16 6/5/16 1 $331
June Houston Los Angeles Spirit 6/21/16 6/23/16 0 $202
July Houston Los Angeles Spirit 7/19/16 7/27/16 0 $217
August Houston Los Angeles Spirit 8/24/16 8/28/16 0 $197
September Houston Los Angeles Spirit 9/5/16 9/19/16 0 $194
October Houston Los Angeles Spirit 10/1/16 10/2/16 0 $197
November Houston Los Angeles Spirit 11/3/16 11/6/16 0 $197
December Houston Los Angeles Spirit 12/11/16 12/15/16 0 $197

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$287
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$287 $332
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$332 $237
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$237 $262
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$262 $312
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$312

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 $300.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $268.

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 3 07:10 20:00
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:45 14:22
United 12 12 11 12 11 11 12 06:23 21:15

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 $124.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Los Angeles is $262.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $269
San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $175
Corpus Christi to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $326
Killeen to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $392
Lake Charles to Los Angeles American, United $412
Tyler to Los Angeles American, Alaska $346
Waco to Los Angeles American, Alaska $442
College Station to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $392
Beaumont to Los Angeles American $384
Houston to Burbank American, United $377
Houston to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $387
Austin to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $257
Houston to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $267
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $128
Austin to Burbank American, United $286
Houston to Ontario American, Alaska, United $437
Houston to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $197
San Antonio to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $329
San Antonio to Burbank American, Alaska, United $522
Austin to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Houston to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $188
Austin to Ontario American, United $286
Houston to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $299
San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $118
San Antonio to Ontario American, United $326
Austin to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $114
Killeen to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $531
Austin to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $258
Corpus Christi to Long Beach American, United $464
San Antonio to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $309

Airlines Flying from Houston to Los Angeles (HOU to LAX) Number of flights searched: 219Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:11 AM

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 CVG X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit LAS 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 31 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 116 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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