Cheap flights from Houston to Los Angeles

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Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, Houston Train Station, or Houston-Uptown when they travel from Houston to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles union station, Los Angeles Union Station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between Houston and Los Angeles is 2217 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Houston and Los Angeles have 218 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Houston to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Houston to Los Angeles?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and Los Angeles takes around 3.6 hours.

What is the flight distance between Houston and Los Angeles?

The flight distance between Houston and Los Angeles is 2217 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and Los Angeles?

Several carriers operate flights between Houston and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Newark Liberty International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas Love Field, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Baltimore–Washington International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Miami International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, San Francisco International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Nashville International, Austin–Bergstrom International.

Which airports are there in Houston?

Houston is mainly served by George Bush Intercontinental. But there are other airports nearby, including William P. Hobby, Ellington, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.

What airports are near Houston?

The main airport in Houston is George Bush Intercontinental. It is also served by Austin–Bergstrom International, Lake Charles Regional, Easterwood, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Victoria Regional.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Tijuana International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Ontario International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field.

What buses and trains depart from Houston?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Houston, including Greyhound.

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