Cheap flights from Des Moines to Columbus (DSM - CMH)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to CMH flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
DSM - CMH
Price
$102 - $421
CMH
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CMH
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 69% potential price drop

Average price

$421

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$102

From Des Moines to Columbus

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 Columbus?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 79% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Columbus (DSM - CMH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Columbus is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 47% on airfare.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Columbus from Des Moines average $330. You can even find prices in September for less than $330, as users have found deals to Columbus from as low as $101. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbus from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Columbus in June, July 2022

The best prices found for DSM to CMH flights for June, July
14 Jul - 18 Jul
$321pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$375pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$383pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Des Moines found for this year
17 Sep - 21 Sep
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$288pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Jul - 18 Jul
$321pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Des Moines, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$375pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$505pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$673pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Columbus from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Columbus
1:50 pm - 7:58 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 08m
DSM - CMH
Delta
$182
Delta
12:47 pm - 7:09 am
Frontier
2 Stops
17h 22m
DSM - CMH
Frontier
$307
Kiwi.com
2:35 am - 9:04 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 29m
DSM - CMH
United Airlines
$349
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> to <span class="emphasized">Columbus</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Columbus

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Columbus?

Des Moines (DSM), located 3.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Des Moines to Columbus. 3 airlines have flights from Des Moines to Columbus on a regular basis. Booking flights from Des Moines to Columbus should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Columbus per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Columbus that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Columbus for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $288, but on average you can expect to pay $435.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $321, Frontier will fly you from Des Moines to Columbus and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $338 and $440, respectively. These flights start at 2% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $123. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Columbus for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Columbus?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $149. While the most popular route (Des Moines - Columbus) can be booked for $288 on average our data indicates $345 when flying from Des Moines to Columbus.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Columbus.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbus.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Columbus

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Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Columbus.
Average temperature for June in Columbus
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Columbus
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Columbus 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
$102 $356 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$121 $378 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$214 $362 No cancel fee 69%
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