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Amazing American Airlines HOU to DSM Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to Des Moines Intl. found within the past 7 days were $246 round trip and one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



FAQs about American Airlines Flights from HOU to DSM

What terminal is American Airlines at Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby)?

Your boarding pass usually displays which terminal your American Airlines flight will be departing from at Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby). It might also be able to give you arrival details for Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). If not, it's probably a wise idea to consult your airline.

Are there American Airlines non-stop flights from HOU to DSM?

Plan for at least one stopover when traveling from Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), as American Airlines doesn't operate direct flights on this route. While waiting for your connection, you might like to buy a newspaper or your favorite magazine from the airport bookstore to make the time go faster.

How long is an American Airlines flight from HOU to DSM?

Just 3 hours and 26 minutes is approximately how long you'll be up in the air for if you're flying with American Airlines from Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). That'll allow you just enough time to read a couple of chapters of your favorite novel or enjoy a bit of shut-eye.

How many direct and indirect flights does American Airlines fly from HOU to DSM?

You'll find roughly 4 American Airlines flights daily from HOU to DSM.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), please visit our Customer Service Portal.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Tuesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2019. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Monday, as data shows the start of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2019, flights departing on a Tuesday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2019 saved nearly 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Everything was good. No complaints. Front desk was vey nice and helpful.

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There were people yelling and making a lot of noise well up to 2:00 am down the hall from us.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019
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Room was clean but smelled like smoke! Bed was comfortable and the shower was great! The airport shuttle driver was friendly and knowledgeable!

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.