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

DSM - YYC
Price
$179 - $659
YYC
Temperature
30.2 - 77 °F
YYC
Rainfall
0.4 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Average price

$428

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$179

From Des Moines to Calgary

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 Calgary?

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Calgary, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $390 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $438.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Calgary (DSM - YYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Calgary at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 29% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Calgary

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Calgary 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 Calgary 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 Calgary to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to Calgary include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Delta, and WestJet 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 Calgary for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Calgary for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $266, but on average you can expect to pay $479.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Calgary, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Calgary?

In Des Moines, there will be greater rainfall in Des Moines compared to Calgary over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Calgary?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Calgary is generally colder 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 Calgary?

Departing from Des Moines to Calgary will take you 5h 27m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Calgary is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $266 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and Delta, starting at $269 and $324 round-trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Destination information for Calgary

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Calgary
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.31
Average temperature for November in Calgary
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Calgary
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Calgary

Top 3 airlines from Des Moines to Calgary

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Calgary 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
WestJet
$167 $293 No cancel fee 60%
Delta
$153 $373 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$144 $401 No cancel fee 69%
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