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Cheap Flights from Houston to New Orleans - 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
Feb 16, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $176
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 $176
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 $176
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 $79
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 $79
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 $79
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $79
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 $79
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 3, 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 $84.

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 $169 $324
7-14 days $79 $166
14-21 days $79 $171
21-30 days $81 $131
30-60 days $79 $209
60-90 days $79 $252
90+ days $81 $158

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 $109 $79 $81

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 2/17/16 2/18/16 0 $79
March Houston New Orleans Spirit 3/21/16 3/23/16 0 $79
April Houston New Orleans Spirit 4/4/16 4/7/16 0 $79
May Houston New Orleans Spirit 5/15/16 5/18/16 0 $101
June Houston New Orleans Spirit 6/5/16 6/8/16 0 $111
July Houston New Orleans Spirit 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $143
August Houston New Orleans Spirit 8/29/16 9/2/16 0 $81
September Houston New Orleans Spirit 9/10/16 9/18/16 0 $85

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$169
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$169 $119
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$119 $96
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$96 $127
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$127 $123
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$123

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 $197.

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 13 8 11 12 8 10 9 07:05 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 $57.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to New Orleans is $152.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to New Orleans United, Delta, American, AirTran $296
San Antonio to New Orleans United, Delta, American, AirTran $276
Corpus Christi to New Orleans United, American, AirTran $287
Tyler to New Orleans United, American $354
Killeen to New Orleans United, American $340
Lake Charles to New Orleans$551
Waco to New Orleans American $282
Houston to Atlanta United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $114
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American, Spirit $180
Houston to New York United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier, AirTran $204
Houston to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $97
Houston to Gulfport United, US Airways, American $334
Austin to Atlanta United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $141
San Antonio to Atlanta United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $273
Houston to Baton Rouge Delta, United $329
San Antonio to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American $191
Houston to Orlando United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $66
Houston to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $94
Houston to Jackson United, Delta, American, AirTran $313
Austin to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American $155
Houston to Pensacola Delta, United, US Airways, American, AirTran $317
San Antonio to Gulfport United, Delta, US Airways, American $308
Houston to Miami Delta, United, US Airways, American $89
Austin to Gulfport United, Delta, US Airways, American $376
Houston to Mobile United, Delta, US Airways, American $411
Houston to Denver Delta, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $79
Houston to Las Vegas Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $106
Austin to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Frontier, AirTran $170
Austin to New York United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Frontier, AirTran $193
Austin to Baton Rouge United, Delta, American $356

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 SLC 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 AUS 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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