Cheap flights from Houston to Des Moines (HOU - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (HOU) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to DSM flight in 2021: compare Houston to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to Des Moines?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 128% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to Des Moines?

August can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Houston with a flight ticket averaging about $365. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $98. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Des Moines (HO1 - DSM)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to Des Moines in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 46% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Houston to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for HOU to DSM flights for December, January
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$168pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$187pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$192pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby

Houston to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Houston found for this year
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$168pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$187pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$192pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Houston

Save time with Houston to Des Moines direct flight deals
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$187pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$192pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby
19 Dec - 23 Dec
$199pp
HOU
Houston Hobby
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
HOU
Houston Hobby

Last minute flights from Houston to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Houston, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$168pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$213pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$214pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Des Moines
9:30 am - 11:38 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 08m
HOU - DSM
Allegiant Air
$94
mytrip.com
3:52 pm - 11:51 am
Frontier
2 Stops
19h 59m
IAH - DSM
Frontier
$119
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 6:55 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 25m
IAH - DSM
Delta
$130
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Des Moines

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Houston?

For a flight from Houston to Des Moines, you will be flying into Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Houston per day. 4 airlines have flights to Des Moines from Houston on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Houston to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $187, but on average you can expect to pay $215.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Des Moines is less than $297.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Houston to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to Des Moines is Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $187 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $222 and $225 round-trip. These flights start at 48% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to Des Moines one-way?

$35 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Allegiant Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $63 and $108, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $173, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $98. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - Des Moines), is priced around $187.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to Des Moines?

When booking a flight from Houston to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or Frontier as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Des Moines within the United States

Most visitors from Houston need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from Des Moines?

Returning to Houston from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Alternative routes for Houston to Des Moines

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Houston to DSM
2h 13m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Houston to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$94 $227 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$97 $262 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$154 $360 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$301 $405 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Des Moines.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of HOU to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 48% of HOU to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HOU to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of HOU to DSM departures
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