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

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The best prices from Des Moines to Atlanta 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
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 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

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from Des Moines to Atlanta

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Atlanta, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $164 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $224.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Atlanta from Des Moines. Prices for April average $175 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $42. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

When flying from Des Moines to Atlanta, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 26% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Atlanta in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DSM to ATL flights for May, June
20 May - 24 May
$230pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 May - 1 Jun
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 May - 27 May
$258pp
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
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$209pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 2 Nov
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 24 May
$230pp
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
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$319pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 26 May
$337pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$339pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$230pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 26 May
$260pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 24 May
$268pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Atlanta from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Atlanta
4:08 pm - 1:03 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 55m
DSM - ATL
Frontier
$167
Kiwi.com
8:45 am - 7:30 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 45m
DSM - ATL
American Airlines
2:30 am - 4:57 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
25h 27m
DSM - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$227
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Des Moines and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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.

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 03m for a nonstop flight. There are 10 flights from Des Moines to Atlanta per day from 5 airlines.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Atlanta for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Atlanta for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $209, but on average you can expect to pay $259.

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 $396.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Atlanta for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have been viewed 18 times in the past calendar month.

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

2 flight departures from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Atlanta?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally less than the rainfall in Atlanta. This will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Atlanta is generally hotter than Des Moines's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Atlanta?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Atlanta in 2h 07m. Fly via Delta, American Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 746 mi between Des Moines and Atlanta. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Atlanta round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Atlanta round-trip from $228. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $230, and United Airlines, from $242. American Airlines is currently priced 28% 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 $83. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Atlanta for a low price.

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.
Flight duration
2h 08m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Atlanta

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.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 39% of DSM to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of DSM to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% 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
8 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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