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)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to DFW flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Dallas flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas.
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

$153

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 morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 35% on flights from Des Moines to Dallas by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas in June, July 2021

The best prices found for DSM to DFW flights for June, July
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
16 Jul - 17 Jul
$258pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
23 Jul - 25 Jul
$260pp
DSM
Des Moines
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Dallas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from Des Moines found for this year
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$185pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$205pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$225pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Dallas from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Dallas direct flight deals
23 Jul - 25 Jul
$260pp
DSM
Des Moines
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$275pp
DSM
Des Moines
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Major Airline
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$283pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas from Des Moines, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$277pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
22 Jun - 25 Jun
$327pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Dallas from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Dallas
11:25 am - 1:23 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 58m
DSM - DFW
American Airlines
2:00 am - 7:19 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 19m
DSM - DAL
Delta
$179
Delta
2:24 am - 9:29 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 05m
DSM - DFW
United Airlines
$189
United

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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

Des Moines (DSM) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Des Moines to Dallas. You should not have trouble finding flights to Dallas from Des Moines; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Dallas per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Des Moines airport to Dallas. It is only a 3.6 mi journey to Des Moines (DSM) from Des Moines’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Dallas for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $185, but on average you can expect to pay $262.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Dallas for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 19 direct flights from Des Moines to Dallas under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Dallas is less than $401.

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.

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 1h 56m. Fly via Major Airline, American Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Dallas, with prices starting at $185. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $205 and $254, respectively. These flights start at 37% 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 $90 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $93 and American Airlines from $142 one-way.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Dallas

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

Destination information for Dallas

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Dallas.
Flight duration
1h 56m
Average temperature for June in Dallas
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Dallas
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Dallas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Dallas 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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Dallas.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of DSM to DFW departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of DSM to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of DSM to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to DFW departures
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6 AM
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