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HOU — MSY
Oct 22 — Oct 291
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1 adult
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Fri 10/22
Fri 10/29

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Low season

AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 35% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost popular time to fly with an average 29% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$164(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$112or less

Good deal one-way

$62or less

When to book flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $62 or less one-way and $112 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans was found 38 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 12% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • You can get flights to Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY) from Hobby Airport (HOU) with American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Both airlines make one layover at Dallas Fort Worth Airport or Atlanta Hartsfield–Jackson Airport before landing at Hobby Airport.
  • Hobby Airport has an extensive art collection featuring photographs and sculptures from renowned artists. The magnificent artwork lights up the halls of the vast airport, giving travelers an elevated travel experience. One outstanding piece found at the check-in area of the international concourse is the Ethereal Sky artwork.
  • Travelers can take the RTA 202 Airport express bus, which stops outside Louis Armstrong Airport’s terminals. The bus charges around $1.50 and takes approximately 50min from the airport to downtown New Orleans. Alternatively, one can hail a cab available at the cab stand on level 1. Cab fare is around $33.
  • Hobby Airport has several parking options for those who wish to leave their vehicles for a couple of days or weeks. The Ecopark lots are more budget-friendly since they charge around $9 per day. Those not on a budget can also opt for valet parking, which costs about $26 per day.
  • Louis Armstrong airport has visual paging throughout the airport and flight information display monitors that benefit those with hearing impairments. In case you require wheelchair assistance or any other special aid, you can put in a request through the airline. Those with disabilities also get help with their luggage.
  • You can avoid the morning rush hour traffic from Houston city to the bustling airport, especially when you have an early morning flight to catch by staying at the cozy hotels situated approximately 1 mile away from Hobby Airport, like DoubleTree by Hilton hotel or Holiday Inn hotel. The hotels also provide free shuttles from the airport.
  • Hobby Airport has a lounge that only active military members and their families can access free of charge. The lounge, located at the central concourse of the main terminal, has gaming areas, children’s zones, baby changing stations, complimentary refreshments, and Wi-Fi.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for booking Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans flights

  • Southwest has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Houston Hobby to New Orleans Louis Armstrong. Confirm policy on booking site.

  • Bus No. 40 transports travelers from downtown Houston to Hobby Airport and takes approximately 60min to get to curb zone 3. The bus charges around $1.25 for the one-way trip. Taking a taxi is another option. Taxis charge around $29 to downtown Houston and take approximately 40min to complete the trip.

  • Several major car rental companies like Budget, Avis, and Enterprise operate at Louis Armstrong Airport. The car rental services are available at the car rental facility, which you can get to once you board the rental car shuttle found at the long-term garage.

  • Hobby Airport has a vast space-themed kids’ play area located in the west concourse where kids can pass time before flights. Mothers can utilize the nursing room near gate 46 and gate 4, which come with nursing chairs and changing tables.

  • Several hotels offering exceptional amenities and state-of-the-art accommodation are located approximately 5min away from the airport. You can either stay at the grand Hilton Hotels or the cozy Comfort Inn and Suites hotel. Both hotels provide a free shuttle from the airport’s terminals.

  • The average nonstop flight takes 3h 23m, covering a distance of 302 miles.

  • There are usually 14 direct flights each day leaving Houston Hobby Airport in the direction of New Orleans, for a total of 103 flights weekly.

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  • If you are looking for a flight deal from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans, look for departures on Tuesdays and avoid leaving on a Monday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from New Orleans, Friday is the cheapest day to fly and Saturday is the most expensive.

  • On your way to New Orleans, you’ll fly out from Houston Hobby. You’ll be landing at New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

  • KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans.

  • KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to New Orleans from Houston Hobby Airport is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to New Orleans with an airline and back to Houston Hobby Airport with another airline.

  • Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to New Orleans from Houston Hobby Airport up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

Top airline flying Houston Hobby to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
7.2
American AirlinesOverall score based on 46532 reviews
7.5Boarding
7.1Comfort
7.8Crew
6.9Entertainment
6.7Food
Airline reviews
Cons: "They claim to be cleaning these planes but I find that hard to believe when there is Gum on the window sill. We were also delayed quite a bit in the boarding process. Also I would imagine that during Covid-19 these companies would do a better job of not overbooking flights but all of my flights with American this past weekend were overbooked. Which delayed us even longer as they searched for volunteers to adjust their flights. In today's age of technology the idea that they are still overbooking planes makes no sense to me in the slightest. I will be walking, driving or taking a boat before I fly American Airlines again."
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Cons: "They claim to be cleaning these planes but I find that hard to believe when there is Gum on the window sill. We were also delayed quite a bit in the boarding process. Also I would imagine that during Covid-19 these companies would do a better job of not overbooking flights but all of my flights with American this past weekend were overbooked. Which delayed us even longer as they searched for volunteers to adjust their flights. In today's age of technology the idea that they are still overbooking planes makes no sense to me in the slightest. I will be walking, driving or taking a boat before I fly American Airlines again."
Cons: "Bumped from first class to coach."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "WiFi"
Pros: "Nice crew, short flight, comfortable."
Pros: "Crew was very nice."
Cons: "N/A"
Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "The salad was included two unmentioned items that were unwelcome: bleu cheese and pasta."
Cons: "Everything, especially an AA customer representative. Very rude, inconsiderate, and unprofessional."
Pros: "Crew was great. Flight delayed due to lavatory door not closing. Then+0, 20 minutes of papaerwork. Followed by no one able to operate bridge when landed for 20 minutes."
Cons: "Delays,"
Cons: "Paid for upgraded seat with complimentary drinks that I still got charged for."
Pros: "On-time departure and arrival, friendly ground staff and flight attendant"
Cons: "They lost and cant track my baggage. Very poor customer service."
Pros: "This will be my last flight on American. The seats are so narrow that I had a very uncomfortable flight, and I am a "normal size". I can imagine how uncomfortable larger people were."
Cons: "The seats are too narrow with little leg room."
Pros: "The customer service on British Airways is excellent. The meal served on the overnight flight was wonderful."
Cons: "My original flight was rerouted due to a connection delay. They lost our baggage due to rerouting our flight from American airways. We were told that our bags would be delivered the same day and we are still waiting on our bags."
Cons: "How does a ground crew not know a plane is coming in late. How is there no one here for baggage. It's a joke."
Cons: "inadequate ventilation"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled with no compensation"
Pros: "I had a connection flight to JFK I came before the time about 15 min and crew saw me but she told me, sorry someone took your seats I lost around 4000$. This happened at Dallas airport."
Pros: "LOVED the spacious leg room on that aircraft!"
Cons: "The lady beside me and everyone else listened to her audio book."
Pros: "Entertainment options."
Cons: "This new low life category where you cannot even pay to be treated like a human."
Pros: "The airline staff was SO kind and helpful. I'm an AA fan now!"
Pros: "Seats were nice, service came pretty quickly considering the size of the plane, boarding went reasonably quick"
Cons: "Started boarding and didn't announce another delay till we're on the aircraft, sitting in the gate for an hour and a half. My audio jack was broken and regardless, it will still trying to charge me for everything even though i was force to be squashed between two people who are also frustrated about sitting doing nothing."
Pros: "Attendants are always friendly; always a peaceful travel event"
Pros: "Travel time"
Cons: "No snacks on flight. The charging stations come in between legs space and very uncomfortable they got to be re adjusted. Make sure these are taken care in upcoming flights."
Cons: "Food"
Pros: "it was a bit bumpy all the way to NOLA, but we still got drinks and snacks, and flight attendants were very nice"
Pros: "Good leg room"
Cons: "5 plus hour flight and one movie as entertainment option shown on a tiny screen from cabin headliner. Like in the 1980’s. and do not forget your headphones or you will be buying some earbuds!"
Pros: "nice people taking care of us during the flight"
Cons: "in Miami, had to change gate 2 times, from D38 to E9,than to D7."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They had a delay that bumped our international connection. We had to switch airports and airlines and arrived significantly later than originally planned, causing us to miss pre-wedding events."
Pros: "Cheap fare"
Cons: "American advertised free TV and movies streamed to your device via a card placed in the seatback pocket and in the flight attendant's announcement. Although the card stated, "This Flight. Free Entertainment..." I was informed that there was, in fact, no such feature."
Pros: "Cabin was clean. Flight attendants were courteous."
Cons: "Their snacks were merely a cookie which was okay, but not what I would have wanted."
Cons: "Middle seat and one of the last ones on. Enough said"
Pros: "Friendly crew. efficient."
Pros: "The cabin seemed to have more room than most I have been on. Short flight, so no big negatives."
Pros: "Very comfortable and nice staff"
Cons: "Had a 2.5 delay on one of my connectors from NY to Madrid. Was worried I wouldn't make my flight to Vigo on time, but I did!"
Pros: "I made it safely to my destinations and in a timely manner."
Cons: "The lack of space to breathe. Being herded like cattle to our seats. The fact that in flight service BARELY made it to the back of the plane before we landed."
Pros: "The entertainment system. It was awesome. The crew was friendly."
Cons: "Nothing notable."
Pros: "Pilot was very communicative, which was great but plane was 1 hour late and we had a mechanical problem while taxing, pilots fixed it while still on the ground. Not their fault those planes are 35 years old, come on!"
Cons: "Stop flying MD80's, please! 35 year old planes!"
Cons: "Plane was late because of malfunctioning jetway"
Pros: "The flight assistants were nice"
Cons: "The entire flight from Miami to New Orleans, the ac felt like the heater was on. I was sweating and felt nasty."
Pros: "Easy to navigate site. Was given Pre-check on one leg, which was nice."
Cons: "Had to purchase a seat on one leg, resulting in an extra $12. That was a surprise."
Pros: "Friendly service"
Cons: "Snacks"
Pros: "Captain and crew were capable and friendly."
Pros: "I loved the price more than anything else. All the staff were friendly and professional. Every flight was on time with no delays."
Pros: "they cancelled the flight and they did not say anything, then the crew in the airport were very rude with everyone."
Cons: "seats were very uncomfortable"
Cons: "No Free Wi-Fi"
Pros: "I like the seat is comfortable, I have enough legroom everywhere (by every seats)."
Cons: "I didn't like the snack what I get."
Pros: "I sat in seat 2A. Excellent food and service. Flight was smooth."
COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Airlines flying from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Pre-flight testing

Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Flexible cancellations

Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

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Houston Hobby Airport - New Orleans Flights

Departure:

Houston Hobby Airport (HOU)United States

Destination:

New Orleans (MSY)United States

Return flight deals:

New Orleans - Houston Hobby Airport

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Compare transportation modes for Houston Hobby Airport to New Orleans

Average priceAverage duration
Flights$3463h 23m
Trains$1029h 30m
Buses$807h 21m