Cheap flights from Des Moines to Atlanta (DSM - ATL)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in August or July, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to ATL flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
DSM - ATL
Price
$239 - $372
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Precipitation
3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$239

From Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

$154

One-way flight from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta?

August can be a great time to fly to Atlanta from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $318. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $156. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Atlanta?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights from Des Moines to Atlanta.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Atlanta?

To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Des Moines to Atlanta from $376 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $455 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta (DSM - ATL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Atlanta in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to ATL flights for October, November
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 8 Nov
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Nov - 20 Nov
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Des Moines found for this year
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Dec - 2 Dec
$145pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Dec - 3 Dec
$146pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Atlanta direct flight deals
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$339pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$359pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
18 Nov - 22 Nov
$379pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from Des Moines, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$165pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$186pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Atlanta
4:57 pm - 2:52 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 55m
DSM - ATL
Frontier
$154
Flights by SU
6:40 am - 6:54 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 14m
DSM - ATL
United Airlines
$156
United
1:41 am - 8:49 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 08m
DSM - ATL
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Atlanta

What airports do I use to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta?

If you book a flight from Des Moines to Atlanta, you will be flying from Des Moines to Hartsfield-Jackson. Flights to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) from Des Moines (DSM) take 2h 00m for a nonstop flight. There are 14 flights from Des Moines to Atlanta per day from 5 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $136, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Atlanta for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Atlanta under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Atlanta is less than $445.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Des Moines to Atlanta?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Des Moines to Atlanta flight route?

Within the past month, 18 users have taken a look at flights from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to Atlanta on average per day?

On average 8 flights depart from Des Moines to Atlanta per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 63% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Atlanta?

Airlines like Frontier fly from Des Moines to Atlanta in about 12h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . There are 746 mi between Des Moines and Atlanta.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta round-trip?

Currently priced at $143, Frontier will fly you from Des Moines to Atlanta and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Frontier is currently priced 54% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $70. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Atlanta for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Des Moines to Atlanta?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Des Moines to Atlanta are Aeromexico (98%), Endeavor Airlines (97%) and Delta (97%).

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Atlanta?

While on average a flight from Des Moines to Atlanta is generally $491, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $115. When looking at the most popular route, (Des Moines - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), you can expect to pay $156 for that flight.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Atlanta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Atlanta

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

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Atlanta.
Average temperature for October in Atlanta
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Atlanta
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Atlanta 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
Frontier
$110 $169 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$132 $306 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$157 $333 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$248 $386 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of DSM to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of DSM to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of DSM to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Atlanta.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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