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Cheap flights from Houston to Los Angeles International

Houston to Los Angeles International

  • The most popular airline flying from Houston to Los Angeles International last month was United
  • The average flight time from Houston to Los Angeles International is 3h 17min
  • Houston to Los Angeles International is 1,382 miles
  • There are 145 flights a week from Houston to Los Angeles International
  • 6 airlines fly direct from Houston to Los Angeles International
  • $184 was the cheapest return price from Houston to Los Angeles International last month

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There are 1,379 miles between Houston and the beachside city of Los Angeles.The average direct flight will spend three hours and twenty minutes in the air.


United is the big leader on the route from George Bush Intercontinental (IHA) and Los Angeles International (LAX) with about a dozen direct flights each day. US Airways, American, and Spirit Airlines all offer nonstop flights on this route as well. For anyone who’d prefer to fly direct from the more peaceful Hobby Airport (HOU), Southwest offers between three and four nonstop flights.


Making your way to Houston’s Airports

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IHA) is gigantic: its five huge terminals are spread across the airport’s 11,000 acres. The good news is that you don’t have to worry about long walks. All of the terminals are linked before security and airside by a series of shuttle buses and the rapid TerminaLink train.


William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Houston’s little-sister airport, and it’s loved by locals because it’s so close to the city and so easy to fly from. At only 10 miles from downtown, the drive can take about 20 minutes, if you’re lucky with traffic. The METRO route 88 bus also serves HOU. There’s free WiFi, and two pet relief areas for your furry companions.


Arriving in Los Angeles

The City of Angels is famous for many things, but the fun to be had on the local beaches during the city’s “endless summer” might be the most joyful. Whether surfing or sandcastles are more your style, or if you’d just prefer to spread out on the sand with a good read, LA has the beach for you.


Sun worshipers in expensive bikinis lounge by their thousands on Manhattan Beach, while Venice Beach is the place to go for wild and wonderful people-watching. For families, the quieter Cabrillo Beach is a great option.


If you want even more thrills and magic than you’ll find at the seaside, you can head to one of California’s amazing theme parks. The area's two most famous theme parks, Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood, are both a short drive away.


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