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Des Moines to Houston Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Houston

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM HOU Thu, Feb 26 - Mon, Mar 2 $321
DSM HOU Thu, Jan 8 - Mon, Jan 12 $332
DSM HOU Thu, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 11 $333
DSM HOU Sat, Jan 17 - Fri, Jan 23 $333
DSM HOU Fri, Feb 6 - Sun, Feb 8 $337

Des Moines and Houston airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US
map of airports in Des Moines
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from DSM to HOU

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Airports in Houston TX, US
map of airports in Houston
  • 1

    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DSM to IAH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A United Airlines
    Terminal B United Airlines
    Terminal C United Airlines
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    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) United Airlines $316
Earn $3.16
Return Mon, Jan 12 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) United Airlines $316
Earn $3.16
Return Mon, Jan 12 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jan 25 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) US Airways $335
Earn $3.35
Return Sun, Feb 1 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 26 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) United Airlines $321
Earn $3.21
Return Mon, Mar 2 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 24 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) United Airlines $321
Earn $3.21
Return Mon, Mar 2 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) American Airlines $444
Earn $4.44
Return Mon, Mar 16 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) American Airlines $427
Earn $4.27
Return Sun, Mar 15 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Des Moines to Houston

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 14 Des Moines (DSM) Houston (IAH) US Airways $541
Earn $5.41
Return Sat, Mar 21 Houston (IAH) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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Flights to Houston

Cheap Flights from Des Moines

Locating cheap flights from Des Moines is easy with the assistance of Orbitz.com. Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offers a wide range of affordable flights from top airline providers. This airport offers flights with United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, US Airways and more. Des Moines International is located in Des Moines, IA at 5800 Fleur Drive and is approximately three miles from the downtown area of the city.

Airport Parking Information

DSM provides a variety of airport parking choices to its passengers. These choices include short-term, long-term and economy parking. Short-term rates start at $1per half-hour, with a $24-per-day maximum. Long-term rates start at $2 per hour, with a $12-per-day maximum. Economy rates at DSM start at $2 per hour, with a $5-per-day maximum.

DSM Transportation Information

Passenger transportation options include shuttle buses, car rentals, limousines, taxis and public transit. Bus transportation is offered by Greyhound, Jefferson Bus Lines and Trailways Bus System. Other options can be found through Alamo Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Capitol Cab Company and C & C Limousine Services, among others.

Restaurants at Des Moines International Airport

Travelers can choose from a variety of restaurants at DSM, many of which can be found at the Landside Food Court. This dining area is open from 4:30 am to 7:30 pm daily, and is home to a Pizza Hut Express and an American Grill restaurant, among others. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights from Des Moines and learn about your airport options.

Houston Airport Information

Travel to Houston cheaply with Orbitz.com, which will help you book low-cost flights to Houston, regardless of whether you are using United Airlines, Frontier or Delta. Houston Intercontinental Airport boasts five long runways and is 23 miles from downtown Houston. It is accessible via the Sam Houston Toll Road, 1-45, Highway 59 and the Hardy Toll Road. The J.F. Kennedy Boulevard and Will Clayton Parkway lead to its two entrances. There are five passenger terminals, with terminal E serving continental flights, D serving international flights and C being exclusively for United Airlines.

Transportation Services at Houston Airports

Parking lots, garages and cell-phone lots are available at IAH. Five minutes away from JFK Boulevard is the Consolidated Rental Car facility, which houses car-rental agencies sharing a common bus system. In addition to low-cost flights to Houston, Orbitz.com will help you organize cheap transport services via taxi, limo, shuttles, courtesy vans or METRO transportation. You can get to downtown Houston in 30 minutes.

Houston Weather Information

Make your travel arrangements with Orbitz.com between April and November. This is peak season, during which you will find a myriad of attractions, although fall sometimes brings hurricanes. For cheap vacations, book flights to Houston from December to February.

Houston's Major Attractions

Houston Galleria, Bayou Place, Johnson Space Center and the Houston Zoo are among the most popular places in Houston. There are many seasonal attractions during the period between April and November, such as the Kemah Rock the Dock concerts and the Miller Outdoor Theater performances. The cheapest time to visit is between the winter months of December and February. Orbitz.com has numerous cheap deals for flights to Houston.

Interesting facts about flights from Des Moines to Houston

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Des Moines to Houston today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 34m.
    • United Airlines flight 4139 (11:50 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from Des Moines to Houston.
    • United Airlines flight 4228 (11:25 PM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Des Moines to Houston.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Des Moines to Houston (United Airlines flight 4139, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 26m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Des Moines to Houston (United Airlines flight 4228, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 42m.
    • Flights from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to George Bush Airport (IAH), Hobby Airport (HOU) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Houston on Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/US Airways AA2951/US4243 DSM 6:05 PM IAH 12:10 AM ER4/E75 6hr 5min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2951/AA4243 DSM 6:05 PM IAH 12:10 AM ER4/E75 6hr 5min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2785/AA4243 DSM 7:35 PM IAH 12:10 AM CR7/E75 4hr 35min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2785/US4243 DSM 7:35 PM IAH 12:10 AM CR7/E75 4hr 35min
United Airlines/US Airways UA4129/US4243 DSM 6:54 PM IAH 12:10 AM ERJ/E75 5hr 16min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA4129/AA4243 DSM 6:54 PM IAH 12:10 AM ERJ/E75 5hr 16min
US Airways/US Airways US3002/US4243 DSM 6:05 PM IAH 12:10 AM ER4/E75 6hr 5min
US Airways/American Airlines US3002/AA4243 DSM 6:05 PM IAH 12:10 AM ER4/E75 6hr 5min
US Airways/American Airlines US3191/AA4243 DSM 7:35 PM IAH 12:10 AM CR7/E75 4hr 35min
United Airlines UA4228 DSM 5:25 AM IAH 8:07 AM ERJ 2hr 42min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1305/US1002 DSM 6:40 AM IAH 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 55min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1305/AA1002 DSM 6:40 AM IAH 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 55min
US Airways/US Airways US1305/US1002 DSM 6:40 AM IAH 11:35 AM M80/M80 4hr 55min