Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Tempe

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The best prices from Des Moines to Tempe are usually found in August or September, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Tempe

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PHX flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Tempe flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tempe.
DSM - TM9
Price
$255 - $429
TM9
Temperature
50 - 89.6 °F
TM9
Rainfall
0.1 - 1.2 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$255

From Des Moines to Tempe

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from Des Moines to Tempe

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Tempe?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 30% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 32 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Des Moines to Tempe 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $378, or $470 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Tempe (DSM - TM9)?

When flying from Des Moines to Tempe, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Tempe?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Tempe. Flights to Tempe from Des Moines in August are about $341 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $142.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Tempe in August, September 2022

The best prices found for DSM to Tempe flights for August, September
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$136pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Tempe 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tempe from Des Moines found for this year
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$136pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap Frontier flights from Des Moines to Tempe

20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$136pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$141pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Tempe

27 Aug - 3 Sep
$352pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 Aug - 3 Sep
$356pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$405pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Tempe from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Tempe direct flight deals
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$232pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
16 Sep - 24 Sep
$311pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 Aug - 3 Sep
$352pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Tempe

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tempe from Des Moines, departing today and this week
22 Aug - 25 Aug
$142pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$144pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$152pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Tempe from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Tempe
2:00 am - 4:59 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 59m
DSM - PHX
United Airlines
$158
United
11:51 am - 5:47 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 56m
DSM - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$159
Kiwi.com
9:21 am - 6:56 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 35m
DSM - PHX
Frontier
$160
CheapOair

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> to <span class="emphasized">Tempe</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Tempe

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Tempe?

Des Moines (DSM) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Des Moines to Tempe. You should not have trouble finding flights to Tempe from Des Moines; the airport handles an average of 2 outbound flights to Tempe per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights from the Des Moines airport to Tempe. It is only a 3.6 mi journey to Des Moines (DSM) from Des Moines’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Tempe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Tempe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Tempe for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Tempe for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $134, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Tempe for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Tempe under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Tempe is less than $428.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Tempe for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Tempe within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Des Moines to Tempe flight route?

The Des Moines to Tempe flight path was viewed by 164 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Tempe one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $66. United Airlines flights start at $157 while deals on American Airlines start at $163 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Tempe?

On average you can expect to pay $574 for a flight from Des Moines to Tempe. The cheapest flight overall is $82 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl) is currently priced at $137.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Tempe?

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Tempe are American Airlines, Delta and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tempe

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Tempe from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Tempe within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tempe.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Tempe.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Tempe.

Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from Tempe?

Returning to Des Moines from Tempe

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tempe are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tempe are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Tempe

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from Des Moines to Tempe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Tempe 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$91 $209 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$116 $315 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$121 $247 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$137 $344 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$211 $431 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Tempe

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Tempe.
Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of DSM to Tempe departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of DSM to Tempe departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to Tempe departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to Tempe departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Tempe
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Tempe.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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