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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Chicago (DSM - ORD)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Chicago are usually found in April or December, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Friday

DSM - CHI
Price
$195 - $327
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in March High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in April Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from $195 From Des Moines to Chicago
One-way from $154 One-way flight from Des Moines to Chicago
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Chicago in May, June 2020

The best prices found for DSM to ORD flights for May, June
30 May - 31 May
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
5 Jun - 7 Jun
$167pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Jun - 22 Jun
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Des Moines found for this year
3 Jul - 6 Jul
$114pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Jul - 6 Jul
$116pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
21 Aug - 23 Aug
$121pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Chicago direct flight deals
8 Jun - 22 Jun
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
29 May - 31 May
$187pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
21 Aug - 23 Aug
$207pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Des Moines, departing today and this week
28 May - 1 Jun
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
28 May - 2 Jun
$180pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 May - 31 May
$187pp
DSM
Des Moines
$self.airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Chicago from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Chicago
3:34 pm - 12:44 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
21h 10m
DSM - MDW
Allegiant Air
$154
Kiwi.com
10:22 am - 2:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
52h 34m
DSM - MDW
Multiple Airlines
$175
Kiwi.com
9:15 am - 12:46 pm
Delta
1 Stop
3h 31m
DSM - ORD
Delta
$349
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Chicago 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 Chicago 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.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $114, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

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

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Des Moines to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Chicago is less than $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Des Moines to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Des Moines to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Des Moines to Chicago flight path was viewed by 23 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for American Eagle, Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Des Moines to Chicago. On average you can find 150 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Des Moines to Chicago take?

A typical nonstop flight can take about 2 hours, covering about 186 miles.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to Chicago on average per day?

On average 12 flights depart from Des Moines to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Des Moines. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 23m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Chicago

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 52% of DSM to ORD departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of DSM to ORD departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of DSM to ORD departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to ORD departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Chicago
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights