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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Houston, TX, United States - DSM to HOU

Popular flights from Des Moines to Houston

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $336
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 $345

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to Houston (DSM to HOU)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Houston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $403.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to Houston (DSM to HOU)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Des Moines to Houston based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Des Moines to Houston

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Des Moines to Houston should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,101 $821
7-14 days $456 $449
14-21 days $345 $353
21-30 days $489 $390
30-60 days $451 $352
60-90 days $473 $412
90+ days $453 $336

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Houston

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Des Moines to Houston.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$468 $426 $397 $345 $390 $352 $448

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Des Moines to Houston

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Des Moines to Houston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$853
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$853 $456
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$456
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$489
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$489

TIPSave $258 by flying into Corpus Christi instead of Houston from Des Moines

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Des Moines to Houston (DSM to HOU)

Your Des Moines to Houston flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Des Moines to Houston is $385.

The average price for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Houston is $451.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Des Moines to Houston.

Nonstop Flight Details from Des Moines to Houston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 05:39 17:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to Houston (DSM to HOU)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Des Moines to Houston. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Des Moines to Houston is $217.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Houston is $385.

Des Moines to Houston Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Houston flight time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Des Moines and Houston?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Houston is 803 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Des Moines to Houston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to Houston (DSM to HOU)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Des Moines to Houston with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Des Moines to Houston.

Des Moines to Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and Houston, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Des Moines to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $302
Des Moines to Austin American, Alaska, United $298
Des Moines to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $292
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $229

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Houston American, Alaska, United $200
Omaha to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $358
Moline to Houston American, United $234
Cedar Rapids to Houston American, Alaska, United $408
Lincoln to Houston United $385
Rochester to Houston American $486
Waterloo to Houston American $487
Dubuque to Houston American $469
Sioux City to Houston American $413
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $164
Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $176
Cedar Rapids to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $420
Moline to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $408
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $302
Omaha to Chicago American, United $206
Omaha to Austin American, Alaska, United $331
Kansas City to San Antonio American, United $287
Kansas City to Austin American, Alaska, United $298
Omaha to San Antonio American, Alaska, United $356
Kansas City to New York American, Alaska, Spirit, United $204
Kansas City to Denver Frontier, United $98
Kansas City to New Orleans American, Alaska, United $240
Cedar Rapids to Austin American, Alaska, United $452
Lincoln to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United $261
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Houston, TX, United States, from $336 Round trip from DSM to HOU