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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Charleston (DSM - CHS)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Charleston are usually found in February or January, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Charleston (CHS)

DSM - CHS
Price
$253 - $479
CHS
Temperature
62.6 - 91.4 °F
CHS
Rainfall
2.5 - 6.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$253

From Des Moines to Charleston

One-way from

$194

One-way flight from Des Moines to Charleston

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 Charleston?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Charleston. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 30% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Des Moines to Charleston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $427, or $482 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Charleston (DSM - CHS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Charleston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Charleston in October, November 2020

The best prices found for DSM to CHS flights for October, November
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$255pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Nov - 14 Nov
$258pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Charleston 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Charleston from Des Moines found for this year
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$255pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Nov - 14 Nov
$258pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Charleston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Charleston from Des Moines, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$342pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$343pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$345pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Charleston from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Charleston
3:21 pm - 11:45 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
19h 24m
DSM - CHS
Multiple Airlines
$194
Kiwi.com
10:20 am - 4:27 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 07m
DSM - CHS
American Airlines
1:36 pm - 10:42 am
Frontier
1 Stop
20h 06m
DSM - CHS
Frontier

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Charleston

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Charleston 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 Charleston 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 Charleston AFB-Municipal 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 Charleston AFB-Municipal. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Charleston AFB-Municipal have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Charleston AFB-Municipal have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Charleston for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $255, but on average you can expect to pay $275.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Charleston, 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 Charleston for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Charleston within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Charleston?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally more than the rainfall in Charleston. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Charleston?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Charleston are hotter than in Des Moines.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Charleston?

Departing from Des Moines to Charleston will take you 4h 21m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $255, American Airlines will fly you from Des Moines to Charleston and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $262 and $308, respectively. These flights start at 27% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Des Moines to Charleston are United Airlines ($117), Allegiant Air ($125), and American Airlines ($141).

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Charleston

Destination information for Charleston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Charleston
Average temperature for October in Charleston
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Charleston
4.3 ″

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