The cheapest times to fly from LOS to IAH are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • August 13th to December 2nd

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 LOS to IAH is late January. Prices can be as high as $2096 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $975 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Lagos (LOS) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $1009 to $1722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1028. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1855. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $827 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1390 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LOS to IAH flight.

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

LOS to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LOS to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lagos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $88 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1318. Return trip prices are from the IAH to LOS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LOS to IAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LOS to IAH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LOS to IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LOS > JFK > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1135
  • Average savings: $255 (18.35%)

See LOS to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LOS > BOS > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1151
  • Average savings: $240 (17.23%)

See LOS to JFK flights

Hack #3: Cairo (LOS > CAI > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1250
  • Average savings: $140 (10.07%)

See LOS to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Murtala Muhammed Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6504 miles or 10467 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LOS to IAH flight is about 12 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Lagos and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from LOS to IAH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LOS
Origination airport name Murtala Muhammed Airport
City Lagos
Country Nigeria
Latitude 6.6
Longitude 3.3

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


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