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 Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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 2021: compare Detroit to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
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

$88

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 37% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Houston in June, July 2021

The best prices found for DTT to IAH flights for June, July
21 Jul - 26 Jul
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$121pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Detroit found for this year
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$97pp
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
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$98pp
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
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$107pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Houston from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Houston direct flight deals
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$119pp
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
20 Jul - 21 Aug
$125pp
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 Aug - 11 Aug
$130pp
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
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$161pp
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
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$169pp
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
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$174pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Houston from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Houston
3:40 pm - 8:21 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 41m
DTW - IAH
United Airlines
$88
United
1:16 pm - 6:08 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 52m
DTW - IAH
Major Airline
$103
StudentUniverse
10:35 am - 3:30 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
17h 55m
DTW - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$104
AirfareAssist

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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.

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.

What airports do I use to fly from Detroit to Houston?

You will need to book a flight from Detroit All airports to Houston George Bush Intcntl if you want to fly from Detroit to Houston. At least 5 different airlines have flights from All airports (DTT) to George Bush Intcntl (IAH) on a regular basis. There are 16 flights to Houston from the Detroit airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from DTT to IAH to be around 2h 50m.

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 $97, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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 $142.

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.

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?

Spirit Airlines and Delta can get you from Detroit to Houston in just under 2h 50m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Detroit to Houston round-trip from $97. Spirit Airlines is 50% 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 Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $55. Users have also found prices from $88 and $103 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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
2h 51m
Average temperature for June in Houston
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Houston
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit 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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of DTT to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of DTT to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of DTT to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of DTT to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Houston.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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