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Houston to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Houston to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU LAX Tue, Oct 21 - Tue, Oct 28 $253
HOU LAX Sat, Sep 13 - Wed, Sep 17 $264
HOU LAX Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $283
HOU LAX Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $283
HOU LAX Mon, Aug 25 - Wed, Sep 3 $283
HOU LAX Sat, Sep 20 - Tue, Sep 30 $296
HOU LAX Thu, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 22 $406
HOU LAX Mon, Aug 11 - Thu, Aug 28 $425
HOU LAX Fri, Sep 5 - Tue, Sep 9 $545
HOU LAX Wed, Sep 17 - Sat, Sep 20 $4,746

Houston and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in Houston TX, US
map of airports in Houston
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    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from IAH to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal C Asiana Airlines, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from HOU to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 6 Asiana Airlines, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Houston to Los Angeles

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Long Beach Marriott

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Quality Inn Burbank Airport

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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 28 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $293
Earn $2.93
Return Sun, Aug 31 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 25 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $273
Earn $2.73
Return Wed, Sep 3 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 26 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $283
Earn $2.83
Return Tue, Sep 2 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) United Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 25 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $273
Earn $2.73
Return Mon, Sep 29 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 30 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $253
Earn $2.53
Return Tue, Oct 7 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 30 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $253
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 2 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $273
Earn $2.73
Return Mon, Oct 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $253
Earn $2.53
Return Tue, Oct 21 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Houston to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 Houston (IAH) Los Angeles (LAX) Spirit Airlines $253
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Return Tue, Oct 21 Los Angeles (LAX) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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Traveling from Houston to Los Angeles

Whether you want to shop on Rodeo Drive or take a tour that shows you where all the celebrities live, planning a trip from Houston to Los Angeles is easy when you use Orbitz.com. The website searches for deals on airline tickets, hotel accommodations, and rental cars, making it easy to plan your entire trip.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located at 2800 North Terminal Road, 23 miles north of downtown Houston. Four airlines offer flights from Houston to Los Angeles: US Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines.

The airport offers three different parking options for passengers who need to leave their cars at the airport while they travel. You can park in one of the terminal parking lots for $17 per day. The Ecopark lot is the cheapest place to park, and it provides covered parking for $6.47 per day or uncovered parking for $4.62 per day. If you don't want to leave your car at the airport, you can get to the airport via bus or taxicab. The bus runs from downtown Houston to the south side of Terminal C. The cab fare from downtown is $52.50. However, a $1.00 surcharge is added if you use a taxi service after 8 p.m.

If you want to grab a bite to eat before you board your plane, the airport has a variety of options to choose from. Grab a quick snack at Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Chili's To-Go, or Einstein's Bros Bagels. If you want a full meal, restaurants such as Famous Famiglia Pizzeria, Cat Cora's Kitchen, and the Bunk House Café are available.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, known as the City of Angels, is filled with museums, upscale shopping venues, movie studios, and historic places related to the entertainment industry. From the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to Madame Tussauds Hollywood, there's something in this city to interest everyone.

Exploring Los Angeles

Flights from Houston arrive at Los Angeles International Airport, which is located 16 miles from downtown LA. You can get from the airport to downtown Los Angeles via shuttle bus, taxi, public bus, or rental car. The LAX FlyAway Bus provides transportation into the city seven days per week. Shuttle bus tickets to Union Station, in downtown Los Angeles, cost $7. Public buses run from the Green Line Aviation Station to downtown, and the airport has a free shuttle service to take passengers to the bus station. Taxicabs line up outside of each terminal. The cab fare to downtown is a flat rate of $46.50.

Los Angeles has a subtropical-Mediterranean climate; it stays warm throughout the year and gets just enough precipitation. The city experiences approximately 330 sunny days per year, with most of the precipitation occurring between December and March. The average annual temperature is a warm 66 degrees Fahrenheit. However, the winter temperatures can drop into the high 40s. The summertime temperatures average in the mid-70s.

You'll find an abundance of things to occupy your time in LA. Learn to surf at Learn to Surf LA, go on a mock skydiving adventure at iFly Hollywood, take a tour of Paramount Studios, and walk in the footsteps of the stars at Grumman's Chinese Theater. Other popular attractions include Universal Studios Hollywood, the Grammy Museum, Hollywood Museum, and the Kodak Theater, which is where the Academy Awards are held each year.

Plan a Los Angeles Vacation

When you're ready to plan your trip from Houston to Los Angeles, Orbitz.com can help you. The website does more than find plane tickets and offer vacation packages; you can also use it to purchase tickets to local attractions, buy tickets for sporting events, and arrange guided tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Houston to Los Angeles

    • 22 direct flights are operating from Houston to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 23m.
    • American Airlines flight 3661 (1:30 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 1166 (4:10 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to Los Angeles (American Airlines flight 3659, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 3h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 1166, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 3h 36m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Houston and Los Angeles

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 767-400 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 757-300 Passenger United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 777 United Airlines
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250) United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet 900 American Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, Asiana Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines, Asiana Airlines