Cheap flights from Houston to New Orleans

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Travelers usually depart from George Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, Houston, Houston Train Station, or Houston, TX-Downtown Transit Center when they travel from Houston to New Orleans. Book your trip to arrive at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras, or New Orleans-Canal Charles Greyhound station. The distance between Houston and New Orleans is 490 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Houston and New Orleans have 195 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Houston to New Orleans

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Houston to New Orleans?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Houston and New Orleans takes around 1.2 hours.

What is the flight distance between Houston and New Orleans?

The flight distance between Houston and New Orleans is 490 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Houston and New Orleans?

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Houston?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Houston and McCarran International, Newark Liberty International, Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas Love Field, Tampa International, Baltimore–Washington International, Chicago Midway International.

What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, O Hare International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Philadelphia International, Detroit Metropolitan, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky 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, Easterwood, Lake Charles Regional, Beaumont Municipal Airport, Jack Brooks Regional, Victoria Regional.

What airports are near New Orleans?

The main airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International. It is also served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Lafayette Regional, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport, Baton Rouge Metropolitan.

What buses and trains depart from Houston?

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

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