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Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Houston

Origin Airport IATA Code DTT
Destination Airport IATA Code HOU
Distance 1075 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, WestJet, Aeromexico, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:31PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:44AM UTC

Traveling from Detroit to Houston

Detroit Metro Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.

Dining at the Airport

There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

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.

Flights from Detroit to Houston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Detroit to Houston now?

If you're agonizing over travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Detroit to Houston, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Houston?

You bet there are. In fact, there are 3 airlines that will take you directly from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental). Lock in your seat with one of these popular carriers:

  • Delta
  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Houston?

With the journey from Detroit to Houston taking a minimum of 3 hours and 57 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Ask for a glass of wine and get cozy in your seat with a fascinating movie or book.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Houston most frequently?

There are a few airlines offering the most frequent flights from DTW to IAH, including Delta (DL). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 117 flights on this route every month. Also check out the fares from United Airlines (UA). Offering 91 monthly flights between Detroit and Houston, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Houston?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Houston have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Houston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Houston without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.