Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to O'Hare Intl (ORD)

DSM — ORD
Nov 28 — Dec 51

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines (DSM) to O'Hare Intl (ORD)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to ORD flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to O'Hare Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in O'Hare Intl.

DSM - ORD

Price

$243 - $328

ORD

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

ORD

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inFebruaryHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$243From Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl
One-way from$146One-way flight from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 36 days in advance, which can save you up to 50% on flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 36 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $329. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $415.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from Des Moines in January are about $285 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $147.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (DSM - ORD)?

When flying from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl in November, December 2022

The best prices found for DSM to ORD flights for November, December
Dec 6 - Dec 19
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 29m
$182

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$185

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$188

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Des Moines to O'Hare Intl 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to O'Hare Intl from Des Moines found for this year
Dec 6 - Dec 19
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 29m
$182

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$185

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$188

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$185

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$188

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Jan 7 - Jan 7
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 29m
$201

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

Dec 6 - Dec 19
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 14m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 29m
$189

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Jan 31 - Feb 13
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 20m
$195

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Jan 27 - Jan 29
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 34m
$197

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Non-stop flights to O'Hare Intl from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to O'Hare Intl direct flight deals
Dec 6 - Dec 19
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 29m
$182

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$185

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 27
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$188

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Last minute flights from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

Late deals on return flights to O'Hare Intl from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Dec 1 - Dec 1
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

17h 10m
$279

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Nov 29 - Dec 22
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 24m
$289

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 2 - Dec 5
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

1h 26m
$293

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

One-way flights to O'Hare Intl from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl
Jan 7
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 24m
$91

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 21
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 03m
$100

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Dec 15
DSM

Des Moines

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 52m
$110

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to O'Hare Intl flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl?

Located just 3.6 mi from the city center, Des Moines is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago O'Hare Intl from Des Moines. Booking flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Chicago O'Hare Intl should be relatively easy as there are 24 daily outbound flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $182, but on average you can expect to pay $206.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is less than $286.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport on average per day?

40 flight departures from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 18% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 44m. Airlines will cover a distance of 299 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, with prices starting at $185. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $189 and $200, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 35% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport one-way?

$91 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and Frontier, with prices starting from $100 and $146, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and CAA. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Consider Iberia (100%), GoJet (97%) or SkyWest Airlines (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport? While on average our users pay $321, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $73. The most popular route (Des Moines - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $182.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

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Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
CAACheapest$78Average$86FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$135Average$252FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$164Average$272FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$172Average$321FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl
18%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to O'Hare Intl
Sunday26daily flights
Monday34daily flights
Tuesday32daily flights
Wednesday33daily flights
Thursday11daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday16daily flights