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

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The best prices from Des Moines to Houston are usually found in January or April, booked 60 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
$306 - $436
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F
Popular in March High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
Round-trip from $306 From Des Moines to Houston
One-way from $129 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 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from Des Moines to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 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 $167. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $207.

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

Flights from Des Moines to Houston lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Des Moines to Houston in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $74.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for DSM to IAH flights for September, October
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$258pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$268pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Houston 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Des Moines found for this year
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$231pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Nov - 25 Nov
$245pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 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
4 Oct - 5 Oct
$278pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Sep - 2 Oct
$310pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$342pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Houston from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Houston
2:00 am - 7:05 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 05m
DSM - IAH
Delta
$129
Delta
2:45 am - 10:23 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 38m
DSM - IAH
Delta
$1,239
Delta
2:39 pm - 9:46 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 07m
DSM - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$139
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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.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Houston for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $228, but on average you can expect to pay $273.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Houston, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Houston for under $300?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Des Moines to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Houston?

Des Moines will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 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 5h 05m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $258. This flight start at 25% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$129 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta.

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 September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Houston

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
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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