Cheap Flights from New Orleans (MSY) to Houston (HOU)

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Mon, 27 May MSY - IAH
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Wed, 05 Jun MSY - IAH
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Local currency and cost comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
17% Trains in Houston are 17% cheaper than in New Orleans.
New Orleans $1.5
Houston $1.25
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
28% A meal in Houston is 28% cheaper than a meal in New Orleans.
New Orleans $24
Houston $17.25
Distance: 318 miles
New Orleans airports
L Armstrong Intl (MSY) How far from city center: 12 miles
Nas (NBG) How far from city center: 9 miles
Lakefront (NEW) How far from city center: 6 miles
Houston airports
G.Bush Intercontinental (IAH) How far from city center: 16 miles
Hobby (HOU) How far from city center: 9 miles
Ellington Field (EFD) How far from city center: 17 miles
West Houston (IWS) How far from city center: 8 miles
Andrau Airpark (AAP) How far from city center: 9 miles
D W Hooks (DWH) How far from city center: 24 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from New Orleans

New Orleans, famous for its Mardi Gras celebrations, is located in the southern state of Louisiana. New Orleans has a very busy port that handles cargo ships, and it also has several regional airports. The main airport that serves the metropolitan area is known as the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. If you're traveling to Houston from New Orleans, your flight will likely depart from this airport. Parts of the airport were damaged during Hurricane Katrina. However, it's still one of the busiest airports in the southeast of the nation. New Orleans also has a seaplane airport located in Belle Chasse. It has a runway for wheeled planes and another water runway for seaplanes.

Travelling to New Orleans airport

Passengers could use the public bus services or hire a taxi or a limousine to reach the Louis Armstrong Airport. Amtrak doesn't offer services to and from the airport. The Jefferson Transit offers bus services to New Orleans and the international airport. If you want to take a flight from New Orleans to Houston, catch the Airport-Downtown Express E2 bus service. If you want to travel from New Orleans to the airport, you could also take the RTA airport bus 202. Passengers can alternatively use the Greyhound bus service to reach the airport from the city centre. The bus centre is situated at 1001 Loyola Avenue.

Reaching Houston

Houston has many sights and local attractions to excite visitors. If you like all things related to space, take a trip to the NASA Space Centre. You could spend a whole day exploring the exhibits and you'll even get to touch a piece of the moon. If it's museums you're after, visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Holocaust Museum and the Children's Museum of Houston. If you're looking for the latest in fashion, head to the Galleria Mall. There are plenty of shops that cater to every budget. Lastly, transport yourself into a lush green setting and surround yourself with butterflies at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

Getting to the city center

The George Bush International Airport is the main airport that serves the Houston area. It's located approximately 23 miles away from the city center. Flights to Houston from New Orleans arrive at this airport. The airport offers an underground train service for travel between passenger terminals. Those traveling by bus can avail of Metro bus services from the airport to the city. The 102 Bush IAH express serves passengers at the airport. Daily shuttles are also available for trips from the airport to various locations in Houston. Many hotels offer complimentary van services from the airport. Those who wish to hire a taxi need to contact ground transportation employees at the terminals.

Frequently asked questions about flights from New Orleans to Houston

What are the benefits of booking flexible flight tickets?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to United States. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from New Orleans to Houston, how can I find the cheapest price?
The cheapest price for a flight from New Orleans to Houston is $10. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Houston more expensive than New Orleans to visit?
Looking at cab fares, a ride in Houston costs about $ 4.25 USD, 21% more expensive than New Orleans, with a fare of $ 3.50 USD, while train tickets cost 17% less at Houston: $ 1.25 USD versus $ 1.50 USD at New Orleans. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 17.25 USD euros in Houston, 28% less than the 24.00 USD euros in New Orleans. The price of coffee is about the same in Houston and New Orleans, with an average of 5.13 USD.
When booking, when is the best time to get the best prices for flights from New Orleans to Houston?
The most popular months to book a trip from New Orleans to Houston are May, June and September, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from New Orleans to Houston?
The best time of the year to visit Houston depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, June is the best month to fly to Houston from New Orleans in terms of searches from our customers, followed by March and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds September, January and August are the months with fewer searches for New Orleans - Houston.
How long does the flight from New Orleans to Houston take?
Flight length from New Orleans to Houston is around 01:22 hours on average, at an average distance of 488 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Houston compared to New Orleans?
While in New Orleans the temperatures can reach an average of 34.58 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Houston's temperatures can go up to 36.54 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.28 ºC in Houston, compared to the 0.83 ºC average degrees reported in New Orleans. During the winter period, New Orleans can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Houston have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between New Orleans and Houston?
The main route from New Orleans to Houston is: L Armstrong Intl (MSY) to G.Bush Intercontinental (IAH). The following airlines fly this route:
  • United Airlines.
  • Spirit Airlines.
  • All Nippon Airways.
Which airlines fly from New Orleans to Houston?
The airlines that fly non-stop from New Orleans to Houston are:
  • Spirit Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
Flying Time 1 h and 22 m When flying from New Orleans to Houston, this can take around 1 h and 22 m in flying time, however this flight duration can vary due to other factors
Cheapest flight $10 The best price for flights from New Orleans to Houston offered by eDreams, which have been found by our customers in the last 3 days
Departure Airport L Armstrong Intl L Armstrong Intl is where you'll take off when flying from New Orleans to Houston
Arrival Airport G.Bush Intercontinental You'll land at G.Bush Intercontinental when flying from New Orleans to Houston

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