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The best prices from Des Moines to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

DSM - IAH
Price
$202 - $424
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$202

From Des Moines to Houston

One-way from

$103

One-way flight from Des Moines to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Houston?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 19% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 30 days in advance, which can save you up to 39% on flights from Des Moines to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 30 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $260. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $337.

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

Flights from Des Moines to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Des Moines to Houston in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $37.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 33% on flights from Des Moines to Houston by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Houston in November, December 2020

The best prices found for DSM to IAH flights for November, December
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$122pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Des Moines found for next year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$122pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Houston from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Houston direct flight deals
14 Jan - 19 Jan
$269pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
25 Dec - 1 Jan
$289pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
25 Dec - 3 Jan
$309pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Des Moines, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$123pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$168pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$240pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Houston from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Houston
1:00 am - 9:54 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
8h 54m
DSM - IAH
American Airlines
1:36 pm - 8:18 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 42m
DSM - IAH
Frontier
$163
FlightNetwork
8:00 am - 4:23 pm
Delta
2 Stops
8h 23m
DSM - IAH
Delta
$189
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to Houston flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Houston due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Des Moines and Houston for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Des Moines to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Des Moines to Houston George Bush Intcntl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Houston George Bush Intcntl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Houston is less than $438.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from Des Moines to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Houston?

Des Moines will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Houston over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Houston is hotter than in Des Moines. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Houston?

Departing from Des Moines to Houston will take you 2h 30m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $68. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $166 and $183, respectively. These flights start at 80% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$40 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $83 and $158, respectively.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Houston
Average temperature for November in Houston
69.8 °F

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines from Des Moines to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Houston 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
$103 $224 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$144 $281 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$162 $363 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$305 $387 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Houston

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Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Houston
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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