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Cheap Flights from Houston to New Orleans, LA, United States - HOU to MSY Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:09 AM

Popular flights from Houston to New Orleans Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:09 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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $164
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $164
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $164
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $81
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $81
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $81
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $81
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $81
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $115
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $115
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $115
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $115
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $115

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to New Orleans, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $93.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Houston to New Orleans 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 New Orleans

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $97 $433
7-14 days $81 $345
14-21 days $81 $213
21-30 days $81 $213
30-60 days $101 $222
60-90 days $97 $223
90+ days $97 $164

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to New Orleans

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$94 $81 $81 $104 $107 $89 $91

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Houston to New Orleans

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Houston to New Orleans.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Houston New Orleans Spirit 5/31/16 6/1/16 0 $97
June Houston New Orleans Spirit 6/7/16 6/9/16 0 $81
July Houston New Orleans Spirit 7/26/16 8/2/16 0 $99
August Houston New Orleans Spirit 8/23/16 8/27/16 0 $97
September Houston New Orleans Spirit 9/13/16 9/20/16 0 $97
October Houston New Orleans Spirit 10/4/16 10/7/16 0 $97
November Houston New Orleans Spirit 11/7/16 11/12/16 0 $99
December Houston New Orleans Spirit 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $107

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Houston to New Orleans

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 New Orleans.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$267
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$267 $89
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$89 $119
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$119 $99
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$99 $104
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$104

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY)

Your Houston to New Orleans 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 New Orleans is $238.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to New Orleans is $98.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to New Orleans
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:09 18:09
United 10 10 10 10 10 8 10 07:10 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY)

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 New Orleans. 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 New Orleans is $73.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to New Orleans is $153.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $270
San Antonio to New Orleans American, United $280
Corpus Christi to New Orleans American, United $248
Tyler to New Orleans American $514
Killeen to New Orleans American, United $332
Lake Charles to New Orleans American, United $586
Waco to New Orleans American, Alaska $382
Houston to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $110
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $173
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $263
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $157
Houston to Gulfport American, United $343
Austin to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $145
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $148
Houston to Baton Rouge American, United $185
San Antonio to Dallas - Ft Worth American $173
Houston to Orlando American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $167
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Houston to Jackson American, United $319
Austin to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska $141
Houston to Pensacola American, United $333
San Antonio to Gulfport American, United $324
Houston to Miami American, United $157
Austin to Gulfport American, Alaska, United $350
Houston to Mobile American, United $389
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $128
Austin to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $117
Austin to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $193
Austin to Baton Rouge American, Alaska, United $327

Airlines Flying from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY) Number of flights searched: 129Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:09 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Houston to New Orleans 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 New Orleans.

Houston to New Orleans
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Houston to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Houston to New Orleans flight time is an hour and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and New Orleans?
Answer: The distance from Houston to New Orleans is 304 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 75 direct flights from Houston to New Orleans.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: United Airlines provides 90% of the non-stop flights between Houston and New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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