Cheap flights from Des Moines to Columbia (DSM - CAE)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to CAE flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
DSM - CAE
Price
$215 - $608
CAE
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
CAE
Precipitation
2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$215

From Des Moines to Columbia Metropolitan

One-way from

$154

One-way flight from Des Moines to Columbia Metropolitan

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 Columbia?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 34%.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Columbia from Des Moines average $349. You can even find prices in August for less than $349, as users have found deals to Columbia from as low as $215. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbia from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 74%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Columbia (DSM - CAE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Columbia at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Columbia in September, October 2021

The best prices found for DSM to CAE flights for September, October
11 Oct - 14 Oct
$306pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
11 Oct - 14 Oct
$312pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
11 Oct - 14 Oct
$336pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Des Moines found for this year
16 Nov - 18 Nov
$286pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$287pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 11 Nov
$289pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from Des Moines, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$394pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$398pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$404pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Metropolitan from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Columbia
7:34 am - 3:18 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 44m
DSM - CAE
American Airlines
10:10 am - 12:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 05m
DSM - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$154
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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Columbia

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Des Moines to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Columbia 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 Columbia 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 Columbia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $286, but on average you can expect to pay $313.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Des Moines to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Currently priced at $286, American Airlines will fly you from Des Moines to Columbia 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 $289 and $309, respectively. American Airlines is 18% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Columbia?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to Columbia is $124. On average you can expect to pay $508. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Columbia Metropolitan), can usually be booked for $287.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Columbia?

When booking a flight from Des Moines to Columbia, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbia from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbia Metropolitan within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbia Metropolitan.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbia Metropolitan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from Columbia?

Returning to Des Moines from Columbia Metropolitan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Columbia

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Columbia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Columbia.
Average temperature for September in Columbia
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Columbia
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Columbia Metropolitan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Columbia 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
Delta
$140 $314 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$152 $357 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$192 $357 No cancel fee 69%
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