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Houston to New Orleans Flights

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Selected fares from Houston to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU MSY Wed, Nov 12 - Fri, Nov 14 $79
HOU MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $117
HOU MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $160
HOU MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Mon, Dec 8 $367
HOU MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $416
HOU MSY Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $424
HOU MSY Tue, Jan 6 - Thu, Jan 8 $526

Houston and New Orleans 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 MSY

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A United Airlines
    Terminal B United Airlines
    Terminal C United Airlines
  • 2

    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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Airports in New Orleans LA, US
map of airports in New Orleans
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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

    Carriers for flights from HOU to MSY

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans

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Featured New Orleans Airport Hotels

Hotel only $94

Extended Stay America - New Orleans - Kenner

2 stars
3.1 / 5 23 reviews

2300 Veterans Blvd Map

At Extended Stay America, only 13 miles from NEW ORLEANS, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month.... More

Hotel only $59

Days Inn New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.2 / 5 90 reviews

1021 Airline Drive Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

The Days Inn New Orleans Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to the Louis Armstrong International Airport.... More

Hotel only $129

Hilton New Orleans Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 44 reviews

901 Airline Drive Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 3 days of parking

The Hilton New Orleans Airport hotel is located directly across from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, Louisiana.... More

Hotel only $89

La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 113 reviews

2610 Williams Blvd Map

...Budget hotel near New Orleans airport with free breakfast, swimming pool.... More

Hotel only $89

Comfort Suites Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 22 reviews

2710 Idaho Ave. Map

Hotel located within 1 mile of New Orleans International Airport, featuring indoor/outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, business center, meeting room, Jacuzzi suites, FREE parking.... More

Hotel only $64

Econo Lodge Kenner

2 stars
2.1 / 5 37 reviews

2125 Veterans Boulevard Map

Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Kenner, just minutes from the New Orleans airport.... More

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 20 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $82
Earn $0.82
Return Mon, Nov 24 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Nov 12 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $79
Earn $0.79
Return Fri, Nov 14 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Nov 19 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $87
Earn $0.87
Return Wed, Nov 26 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 11 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $87
Earn $0.87
Return Sun, Dec 14 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 3 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $79
Earn $0.79
Return Mon, Dec 8 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Dec 21 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $145
Earn $1.45
Return Sun, Dec 28 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 16 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $115
Earn $1.15
Return Sun, Jan 18 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Houston to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 6 Houston (IAH) New Orleans (MSY) Spirit Airlines $79
Earn $0.79
Return Thu, Jan 8 New Orleans (MSY) Houston (IAH) Spirit Airlines
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Flights to New Orleans

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.

Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport

Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.

Weather in New Orleans

New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.

Popular Attractions in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Houston to New Orleans

    • 9 direct flights are operating from Houston to New Orleans today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 10m.
    • United Airlines flight 1220 (2:20 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Houston to New Orleans.
    • United Airlines flight 1093 (4:16 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Houston to New Orleans.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Houston to New Orleans (United Airlines flight 1155, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) takes 1h 9m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Houston to New Orleans (United Airlines flight 1093, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 1h 12m.
    • Flights from George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) to New Orleans Airport (MSY) are available for this route.