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

DSM - CUN
Price
$377 - $663
CUN
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$377

From Des Moines to Cancun

One-way from

$290

One-way flight from Des Moines to Cancun

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 Cancun?

Wednesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Des Moines to Cancun. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cancun.

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

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 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 Cancun from $337 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $341 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Cancun from Des Moines average $336. You can even find prices in July for less than $336, as users have found deals to Cancun from as low as $187. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cancun from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Cancun (DSM - CUN)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 28% on flights from Des Moines to Cancun by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

The best prices found for DSM to CUN flights for January, February
8 Feb - 14 Feb
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Feb - 11 Feb
$253pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Feb - 14 Feb
$254pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Cancun 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cancun from Des Moines found for this year
8 Feb - 14 Feb
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Feb - 11 Feb
$253pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Feb - 14 Feb
$254pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Cancun

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cancun from Des Moines, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$322pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$397pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$410pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Cancun from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Cancun
8:17 am - 10:24 am
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 07m
DSM - CUN
Frontier
$290
SmartFares
4:35 am - 5:36 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
12h 01m
DSM - CUN
American Airlines
11:37 am - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
16h 13m
DSM - CUN
Multiple Airlines
$414
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Cancun

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Des Moines to Cancún are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Aeromexico 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 Cancun for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Cancun for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $228, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Cancun for under $200 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Cancun for under $400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Des Moines to Cancun within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Cancún have been viewed 22 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Cancun?

Expected rainfall in Des Moines is less than in Cancun. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Cancun?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Cancun 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 Cancun?

Departing from Des Moines to Cancun will take you 17h 45m.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($228), offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to Cancun. This flight start at 58% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$129 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines, with prices from $319.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Cancun

Destination information for Cancun

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Cancun
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $19.88
Average temperature for January in Cancun
75.2 °F

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Cancún

Top 5 airlines flying from Des Moines to Cancun

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Cancun 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
$331 $396 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$228 $516 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$248 $541 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$343 $569 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$301 $573 No cancel fee 69%
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