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

Popular flights from Houston to Des Moines

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
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $352
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $335

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $459.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Houston to Des Moines 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 Houston to Des Moines

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $599 $581
14-21 days $1,101 $395
21-30 days $335 $343
30-60 days $335 $343
60-90 days $580 $489
90+ days $455 $428

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to Des Moines

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$472 $804 $335 $345 $417 $352 $489

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

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 Houston to Des Moines.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$599
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$599
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$451
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$451

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

Your Houston to Des Moines 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 Houston to Des Moines is $449.

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

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to Des Moines
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 15:45 21:23

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

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 Houston to Des Moines. 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 Houston to Des Moines is $232.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Des Moines is $434.

Houston to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to Des Moines?
Answer: The average Houston to Des Moines flight time is 2 hours and 17 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Houston to Des Moines is 803 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from Houston to Des Moines.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to Des Moines?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Houston and Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to Des Moines?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

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

Below are the different airlines that fly from Houston to Des Moines 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 Houston to Des Moines.

Houston to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / MSP X X
Frontier DEN 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 LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Houston and Des Moines, 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 Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $116
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $282
Houston to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $172
Houston to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Spirit, United $177
Houston to Omaha American, Alaska, Frontier, United $377
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $196
Houston to Kansas City United $196
Houston to Cedar Rapids American, Alaska, United $412
Houston to St Louis American, Alaska, United $278
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $98
Houston to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $217
Houston to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $213
Houston to Moline American, United $284
Houston to Milwaukee American, United $346

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $298
San Antonio to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $292
Corpus Christi to Des Moines American, United $360
Austin to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $128
San Antonio to Chicago American, Alaska, United $277
Austin to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $193
San Antonio to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $173
Austin to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, United $341
Austin to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Austin to Omaha American, Alaska, United $311
Austin to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska $141
San Antonio to Omaha American, Alaska, United $356
Austin to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $298
Cheap Flights from Houston to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $335 Round trip from HOU to DSM