Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas (DSM - DFW)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Dallas are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Dallas (DFW)

DSM - A78
Price
$195 - $354
A78
Temperature
59 - 96.8 °F
A78
Rainfall
1.9 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$195

From Des Moines to Dallas

One-way from

$113

One-way flight from Des Moines to Dallas

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 Dallas?

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Des Moines to Dallas. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Dallas.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Des Moines to Dallas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 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 $105. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $150.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Dallas from Des Moines. Prices for August average $106 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $34. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Dallas (DSM - A78)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 31% on flights from Des Moines to Dallas by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas in March, April 2021

9 Apr - 12 Apr
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$93pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Dallas 2021 flight deals

9 Apr - 12 Apr
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$93pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Apr - 18 Apr
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Dallas from Des Moines

31 Mar - 7 Apr
$155pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
26 Mar - 27 Mar
$175pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
28 Apr - 1 May
$189pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Dallas

14 Mar - 22 Mar
$237pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
10 Mar - 12 Mar
$246pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$251pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Dallas from Des Moines

2:48 pm - 6:47 am
Frontier
2 Stops
15h 59m
DSM - DFW
Frontier
$113
Gotogate
6:12 pm - 5:23 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 11m
DSM - DFW
Multiple Airlines
$157
Kiwi.com
11:15 am - 4:58 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 43m
DSM - DFW
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Dallas

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Dallas 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 Dallas 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 Dallas to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. 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 Dallas. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Dallas have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 Dallas for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Dallas for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Dallas under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Dallas is less than $222.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Dallas for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Des Moines to Dallas on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Dallas?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 97 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Dallas is generally hotter than in Des Moines. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Dallas?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Dallas in 2h 13m. Fly via American Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. Des Moines and Dallas are separated by a distance of 628 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Dallas, with prices starting at $88. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $155 round trip. These flights start at 70% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $44 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $78 and Delta from $91 one-way.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Dallas

Destination information for Dallas

Flight duration
2h 09m
Average temperature for March in Dallas
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Dallas
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Dallas

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$79 $196 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$96 $248 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$86 $324 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$175 $404 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Dallas

Morning 6 AM to noon 71% of DSM to DFW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of DSM to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to DFW departures
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