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The cheapest times to fly from LFT to IAH are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 28th to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 25th and July 2nd)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LFT to IAH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $552 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $272 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $272 to $337 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $272. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $360. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $282 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to IAH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LFT to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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LFT to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFT to IAH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.87, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $18 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $280. Return trip prices are from the IAH to LFT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LFT to IAH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LFT to IAH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
  • Usually 11.35% less expensive than IAH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFT to AUS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LFT to IAH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 201 miles or 323 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LFT to IAH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to IAH flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from LFT to IAH.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LFT
Origination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92

Return Airport

Destination code IAH
Destination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LFT to IAH tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 39% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IAH heading for LFT about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Republic: 7 minutes late
  • Mesa: 13 minutes early
  • ExpressJet: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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