Bid Bayou City farewell for the bayou vibes of the Big Easy! Southwest Airlines® flies direct from William P. Hobby Airport /Houston Hobby to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport at prices that’ll make you wonder why you haven’t visited sooner. Book your flight from Houston (Hobby) to New Orleans with confidence, knowing that the process will be straightforward from flight selection to checkout. Have flexible travel dates? Plug your window into the Low Fare Calendar and see our lowest fares on each day. Create a whole vacation of savings with Southwest Vacations®, where you’ll find great deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.
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Houston (Hobby), TX to New Orleans, LA
departing on 12/15
one-way starting at*$79
*Restrictions and exclusions apply. Seats and dates are limited. Select markets. 16 travel days available.
|Departing from||William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)|
|Arriving at||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)|
|Average flight time||1 hour 6 minutes|
|6‡||Nonstop flights per day Monday through Friday|
|4‡||Nonstop flights on Saturday|
|6‡||Nonstop flights on Sunday|
†Weekly flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 12/1/2022 and 12/31/2022. Note: route may not operate every day of the week.
‡Nonstop flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 12/1/2022 and 12/31/2022.
The bayou is calling. The rich culture and deep history of New Orleans awaits you when you deplane at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Let the local lore and legends of Crescent City cast their spell upon you—book a car, call a ride share, or hop on the public transit system and see which wonders will draw you to them. There are nine daily departures from the airport to downtown between the RTA and the JET bus systems, so keeping your carbon footprint small doesn’t have to stop when you’re in the Big Easy.
New Orleans is known as a party town. A music town. Even a spooky town. But it’s also a food town. Whether you want to strap on the ol’ feedbag for some street food or dive bar fare, or indulge in Michelin-starred cuisine, it’s all there for the taking. Explore the rich tastes and deep history of Cajun and Creole cuisines and soul food. Have fresh, flavorful seafood dishes. Have New Orleans-invented classics like a po’ boy, muffaletta sandwiches, and bananas Foster. Top it all off with some classic southern cocktails.
Whether you’re fixing to explore historic cemeteries, take a fan boat ride, or dance the night away, after you book with Southwest you can focus on everything New Orleans has to offer. What’re you waiting for? Your adventure awaits.
One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.
Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.
Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is just 11 miles east of New Orleans. Call a car, hop on a bus, or hit the road to your New Orleans adventure.
At Southwest, we know it takes more than great deals on New Orleans airfares and convenient scheduling options to make your trip memorable. So from booking to boarding, we offer services and features designed to make your travel from Houston (Hobby) to New Orleans the best it can be. Learn more about the Southwest® travel experience before you book your flight from William P. Hobby Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
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1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.
3Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to departure may result in forfeited Travel Funds.
4Flight credits unexpired on or created on or after July 28, 2022, do not expire and will show an expiration date until our systems are updated. See full details here.
5Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available.
6Internet access for $8 a day, per device. In order to provide the best experience, we block access to certain high-bandwidth applications, websites, and video conferencing services, including, but not limited to, Netflix, HBO Max, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. In consideration of the public environment onboard, we also block potentially offensive online content.