Cheap flights from Detroit to Houston (DTT - IAH)

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to Houston are usually found in August or September, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to IAH flight in 2022: compare Detroit to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
DTT - IAH
Price
$131 - $280
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$131

From Detroit (DTT) to Houston

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from Detroit (DTT) 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 month to fly from Detroit to Houston?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Houston from Detroit average $202. You can even find prices in August for less than $202, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $110. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit to Houston?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 30% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Houston, book at least 19 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $190 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $222.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Houston (DTT - IAH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Detroit to Houston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 43% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DTT to IAH flights for May, June
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$170pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 May - 4 Jun
$178pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
25 May - 4 Jun
$184pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Detroit found for this year
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$137pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Sep - 15 Sep
$138pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Oct - 24 Oct
$140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Houston from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Houston direct flight deals
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$137pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Sep - 15 Sep
$138pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Oct - 24 Oct
$140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Detroit, departing today and this week
25 May - 4 Jun
$184pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 May - 8 Jun
$198pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 May - 4 Jun
$208pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Houston from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Houston
4:50 pm - 7:05 pm
Delta
Nonstop
3h 15m
DTW - IAH
Delta
$109
Delta
9:41 am - 1:51 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 10m
DTW - HOU
American Airlines
4:21 pm - 6:56 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 35m
DTW - IAH
Frontier
$119
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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from Detroit to Houston?

Located just 0.6 mi from the city center, Detroit All airports is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Houston from Detroit. Booking flights from All airports (DTT) to Houston should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Houston from 8 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Detroit to Houston have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Houston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Houston is less than $157.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to Houston?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday.

How many flights depart from Detroit to Houston on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from Detroit to Houston on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to Houston?

Departing from Detroit to Houston will take you 2h 53m. The distance from Detroit to Houston is about 1081 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit to Houston is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $137 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 32% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $68. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Detroit to Houston for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Houston?

While on average a flight from Detroit to Houston is generally $481, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $68. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $154 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to Houston?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Detroit to Houston consider choosing Mesa Airlines (97%), Spirit Airlines (94%) or United Airlines (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to Houston.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Detroit?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Detroit from Houston?

Returning to Detroit from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Detroit.

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

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Alternative routes for Detroit to Houston

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

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Houston.
Flight duration from DTT to Houston
2h 52m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit All airports to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$59 $173 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$78 $263 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$99 $269 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$106 $257 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$268 $404 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of DTT to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of DTT to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of DTT to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of DTT to IAH departures
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