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Des Moines to Houston Last modified: Oct 23, 2019 2:55 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Houston. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals to Houston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
DSMHOU
Thu 1/9
1 stop
HOUDSM
Mon 1/20
1 stop
$214
American
DSMHOU
Sat 2/1
1 stop
HOUDSM
Sat 2/8
1 stop
$286
United
DSMHOU
Wed 11/6
1 stop
HOUDSM
Fri 11/8
1 stop
$309
Major Airlines
DSMHOU
Wed 12/11
1 stop
HOUDSM
Sat 12/14
1 stop
$316

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 $284.

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 think 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 $708 $435
7-14 days $329 $309
14-21 days $329 $258
21-30 days $329 $288
30-60 days $329 $297
60-90 days $329 $214
90+ days $329 $228

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Houston

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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 Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$306$307$297$258$286$228$305

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
October Des Moines Houston Major Airlines 10/28/19 11/15/19 1 $354
November Des Moines Houston Frontier 11/14/19 11/19/19 1 $258
December Des Moines Houston American 12/6/19 12/10/19 1 $286
January Des Moines Houston Frontier 1/18/20 1/25/20 1 $228
February Des Moines Houston Frontier 2/1/20 2/8/20 1 $228
March Des Moines Houston American 3/28/20 4/4/20 1 $286
April Des Moines Houston American 4/16/20 4/24/20 1 $305
May Des Moines Houston American 5/2/20 5/9/20 1 $286

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
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$568
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$568 $357
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$357 $319
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$319 $258
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$258 $307
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$307

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 $283.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Houston is $321.

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 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:00 09:25

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 $132.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Houston is $282.

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 32 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 14 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: Oct 23, 2019 2:55 -04:00Number of routes searched: 118Number of itineraries searched: 74,185

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 PHL
American PHX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines LGA
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
United DEN
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 Flights from Des Moines to Houston