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

Popular flights from Houston to Des Moines

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $350
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $335
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 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 $438.

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 $883 $891
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $445 $438
21-30 days $335 $343
30-60 days $335 $343
60-90 days $453 $433
90+ days $453 $402

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
$669 $335 $335 $408 $442 $429 $449

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
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$445
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$445
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$782
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$782

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 $347.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to Des Moines is $335.

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 1 2 15:45 19:28

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 $319.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to Des Moines is $343.

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 15 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 13 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 CLT X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / MSP X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW 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, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Houston to New York American, JetBlue, United $204
Houston to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $112
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $166
Houston to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Spirit, United $217
Houston to Omaha American, United $354
Houston to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $103
Houston to Kansas City American, United $197
Houston to Cedar Rapids American, Alaska, United $457
Houston to St Louis American, United $291
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Houston to Detroit American, Spirit, United $157
Houston to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $195
Houston to Moline American, United $310
Houston to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $361

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to Des Moines American, United $304
San Antonio to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $312
Corpus Christi to Des Moines American, United $538
Austin to Chicago American, Frontier, United $143
San Antonio to Chicago American, Alaska, United $265
Austin to New York American, JetBlue, United $184
San Antonio to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $172
Austin to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, United $258
Austin to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $139
San Antonio to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $148
Austin to Omaha American, United $274
Austin to Dallas - Ft Worth American $135
San Antonio to Omaha American, United $256
Austin to Kansas City American, United $289
Cheap Flights from Houston to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $335 Round trip from HOU to DSM