Flights from Houston to New Orleans, United States

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Houston to New Orleans Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:02 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to New Orleans. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals to New Orleans flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
HOUMSY
Wed 2/14
nonstop
MSYHOU
Sat 2/17
nonstop
United
HOUMSY
Tue 2/20
nonstop
MSYHOU
Tue 2/27
nonstop
$179
Multiple Airlines
HOUMSY
Sat 2/3
1 stop
MSYHOU
Sat 2/10
1 stop
$670

How Much is a Flight from Houston to New Orleans?

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 $63.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Houston to New Orleans?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Houston to New Orleans?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Houston to New Orleans.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $73 $181
7-14 days $66 $84
14-21 days $59 $77
21-30 days $66 $77
30-60 days $59 $77
60-90 days $97 $680
90+ days $137 $193

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to New Orleans

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Houston to New Orleans is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$59$59$66$66$59 $66

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Houston to New Orleans

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Houston to New Orleans. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$125
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$125 $73
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$73 $66
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$66 $66
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$66 $157
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$157

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Houston to New Orleans

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $422.

The average price for direct flights from Houston to New Orleans is $160.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Houston to New Orleans - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 02:40 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Houston to New Orleans

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 $91.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to New Orleans is $160.

Houston to New Orleans Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: The average Houston to New Orleans flight time is an hour and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is New Orleans from Houston?
Answer: The distance from Houston to New Orleans is 304 miles (489 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: There are 55 direct flights from Houston to New Orleans.
Question: What are the most popular Houston airlines for direct flights from Houston to New Orleans?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Houston and New Orleans.

Houston to New Orleans Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Houston and New Orleans. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Houston to New Orleans