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Flights from Des Moines to Houston, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

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Des Moines to Houston Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Houston. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
DSMHOU
Tue 11/8
nonstop
HOUDSM
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$275
Select
United
DSMHOU
Sat 12/10
nonstop
HOUDSM
Tue 12/13
nonstop
$275
Select
United
DSMHOU
Tue 1/10
nonstop
HOUDSM
Tue 1/17
nonstop
$275
Select
American
DSMHOU
Tue 11/8
1 stop
HOUDSM
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$289
Select
American
DSMHOU
Sat 12/10
1 stop
HOUDSM
Tue 12/13
1 stop
$289
Select

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Houston?

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 $317.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Houston?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Des Moines to Houston?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Des Moines to Houston.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $655
7-14 days $345 $343
14-21 days $563 $376
21-30 days $722 $292
30-60 days $275 $283
60-90 days $275 $283
90+ days $275 $283

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Houston

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Des Moines to Houston is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$343 $275 $292 $342 $315 $275 $376

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Houston by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Des Moines to Houston flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines Houston United 9/30/16 10/2/16 2 $810
October Des Moines Houston American 10/26/16 11/1/16 1 $292
November Des Moines Houston United 11/8/16 11/15/16 0 $275
December Des Moines Houston United 12/10/16 12/13/16 0 $275
January Des Moines Houston United 1/10/17 1/17/17 0 $275
February Des Moines Houston American 2/7/17 2/11/17 2 $299
March Des Moines Houston United 3/15/17 3/21/17 1 $376
April Des Moines Houston American 4/23/17 4/30/17 1 $580

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Houston

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Houston. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$529
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$529 $409
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$409
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$342
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$342 $342
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$342

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Houston

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $342.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Houston is $330.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Des Moines to Houston - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 3 3 3 2 3 1 2 05:45 18:17

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to Houston

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Houston is $397.

Des Moines to Houston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Houston flight time is 2 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Houston from Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Houston is 803 miles (1,292 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Houston?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Des Moines to Houston.
Question: What are the most popular Des Moines airlines for direct 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Houston Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 81Number of itineraries searched: 57,901

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Houston? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Houston. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Des Moines to Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
American DFW
American CLT
American ORD
American PHX
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta SLC
United DEN
United EWR
United LGA
United ORD

Des Moines to Houston Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Houston. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Des Moines to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $223
Flights from Des Moines to Austin American, Delta, Frontier, United $280
Flights from Des Moines to San Antonio American, Delta, United $202
Flights from Des Moines to Chicago American, Delta, United $233

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to HoustonCheck Dates
Flights from Omaha to Houston Delta, Frontier, United $209
Flights from Moline to Houston American, Delta, United $269
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Houston American, Delta, Frontier, United $282
Flights from Lincoln to Houston Delta Check Dates
Flights from Rochester to Houston American, Delta $346
Flights from Waterloo to Houston American $331
Flights from Dubuque to Houston American $369
Flights from Sioux City to Houston American $287
Flights from Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American $178
Flights from Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American $193
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta, United $202
Flights from Moline to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $323
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $289
Flights from Omaha to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $163
Flights from Omaha to Austin American, Delta, Frontier, United $298
Flights from Kansas City to San Antonio American, Alaska, Delta, United $201
Flights from Kansas City to Austin American, United $280
Flights from Omaha to San Antonio American, Delta, United $306
Flights from Kansas City to New York American, Delta, Spirit $185
Flights from Kansas City to Denver Frontier $87
Flights from Kansas City to New Orleans Alaska, Delta, United $276
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Austin Delta, United $284
Flights from Lincoln to Dallas - Ft Worth Delta, United $243
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Houston