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Cheap Flights from Houston to New Orleans, LA, United States - HOU to MSY

Popular flights from Houston to New Orleans

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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $156
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $79
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $79
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 $79
Apr 16, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $79
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $113

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 $83.

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 $85 $331
7-14 days $81 $163
14-21 days $81 $133
21-30 days $79 $132
30-60 days $79 $133
60-90 days $79 $281
90+ days $77 $211

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
$79 $81 $79 $81 $99 $79 $85

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
February Houston New Orleans Spirit 2/22/16 2/23/16 0 $81
March Houston New Orleans Spirit 3/7/16 3/10/16 0 $79
April Houston New Orleans Spirit 4/4/16 4/12/16 0 $79
May Houston New Orleans Spirit 5/21/16 5/31/16 0 $89
June Houston New Orleans Spirit 6/6/16 6/9/16 0 $111
July Houston New Orleans Spirit 7/28/16 8/1/16 0 $157
August Houston New Orleans Spirit 8/1/16 8/4/16 0 $157
September Houston New Orleans Spirit 9/15/16 9/22/16 0 $77

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$85
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$85 $109
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$109 $99
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$99 $119
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$119 $139
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$139

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 $144.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to New Orleans is $96.

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 17:57 17:57
United 10 8 8 11 7 10 10 07:15 21:20

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 $57.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to New Orleans is $116.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to New Orleans American, United $256
San Antonio to New Orleans American, United $279
Corpus Christi to New Orleans American, United $284
Tyler to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $330
Killeen to New Orleans American, United $290
Lake Charles to New Orleans American, United $692
Waco to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $278
Houston to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $112
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $166
Houston to New York American, JetBlue, United $204
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $84
Houston to Gulfport American, United $357
Austin to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $139
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $148
Houston to Baton Rouge American, Alaska, United $333
San Antonio to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $172
Houston to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $66
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Houston to Jackson American, Alaska, United $313
Austin to Dallas - Ft Worth American $135
Houston to Pensacola American, United $291
San Antonio to Gulfport American, United $308
Houston to Miami American, United $103
Austin to Gulfport American, United $303
Houston to Mobile American, United $397
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Austin to Chicago American, Frontier, United $143
Austin to New York American, JetBlue, United $184
Austin to Baton Rouge American, United $302

Airlines Flying from Houston to New Orleans (HOU to MSY)

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 MSP 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 SAT 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 12 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 70 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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