Cheap flights from Detroit to Houston (DTT - IAH)

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The best prices from Detroit to Houston are usually found in July or January, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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

DTT - IAH
Price
$151 - $301
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$151

From Detroit to Houston

One-way from

$50

One-way flight from Detroit 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 Detroit to Houston?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Detroit to Houston. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Detroit to Houston compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 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 $118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to Houston?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Detroit in February are about $134 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $68.

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

When flying from Detroit to Houston, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Houston in February, March 2021

17 Mar - 18 Mar
$81pp
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
16 Mar - 16 Mar
$82pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 Mar - 20 Mar
$83pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Houston 2021 flight deals

10 Apr - 12 Apr
$78pp
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
4 May - 8 May
$79pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 Apr - 12 Apr
$81pp
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

10 Apr - 12 Apr
$78pp
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
8 Apr - 12 Apr
$79pp
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
9 Apr - 12 Apr
$81pp
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

5 Mar - 16 Mar
$92pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Mar - 16 Mar
$94pp
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
3 Mar - 19 Mar
$95pp
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

One-way flights to Houston from Detroit

4:12 pm - 6:20 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 08m
DTW - IAH
Frontier
10:52 am - 1:12 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 20m
DTW - IAH
United Airlines
$69
United
8:05 am - 3:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 51m
DTW - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$79
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Detroit to Houston George Bush Intcntl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Spirit Airlines, United 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 Detroit to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $90.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Houston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Houston is less than $94.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Houston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to Houston?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 5 flights depart from Detroit to Houston George Bush Intcntl on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures

Is Detroit 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 Detroit. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Houston?

Delta and Spirit Airlines can get you from Detroit to Houston in just under 3h 08m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Detroit and Houston is about 1081 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Detroit to Houston round-trip from $78. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $88, and Delta, from $97. Spirit Airlines is 60% 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?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $39. Users have also found prices from $40 and $69 on Frontier and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Flight duration
2h 56m
Average temperature for February in Houston
59.0 °F

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to Houston

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$56 $174 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$64 $180 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$80 $244 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$83 $262 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Houston

Morning 6 AM to noon 63% of DTT to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of DTT to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of DTT to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of DTT to IAH departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Houston
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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