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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)

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

$149

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 35% 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 59% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Atlanta in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DSM to ATL flights for January, February
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$109pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$133pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
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
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$109pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Mar - 9 Mar
$133pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
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
3 Mar - 7 Mar
$299pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
11 Feb - 15 Feb
$319pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 May - 30 May
$329pp
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
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$173pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
1 Feb - 4 Feb
$184pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$209pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Atlanta from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Atlanta
7:05 am - 9:08 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 03m
DSM - ATL
Frontier
$149
Gotogate
12:20 pm - 1:48 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
48h 28m
DSM - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$236
CheapFlights
11:50 am - 2:55 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 05m
DSM - ATL
Delta
$473
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to Atlanta flights.

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Frontier for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $160.

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

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from Des Moines to Atlanta under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Atlanta is less than $449.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

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?

6 flight departures from Des Moines to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Atlanta?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally more than the rainfall in Atlanta. This will continue over the next 11 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 5h 11m. Fly via American Airlines, United Airlines, or Frontier 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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Atlanta round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Atlanta round-trip from $109. Frontier is currently priced 65% 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 American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $101. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier 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

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Atlanta
Average temperature for January in Atlanta
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Atlanta
4.6 ″

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 74% of DSM to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of DSM to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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