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

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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 - $342
A78
Temperature
46.4 - 86 °F
A78
Precipitation
1.9 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Dallas?

To save up to 21% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Des Moines to Dallas from $319 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $362 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 $291 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $105. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Des Moines to Dallas as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to DFW flights for October, November
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$83pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 16 Nov
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Oct - 9 Dec
$121pp
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

Cheap flights to Dallas from Des Moines found for this year
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$83pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 16 Nov
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Oct - 9 Dec
$121pp
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

Save time with Des Moines to Dallas direct flight deals
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$303pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
23 Feb - 27 Feb
$314pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
18 Nov - 23 Nov
$324pp
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
26 Oct - 9 Dec
$121pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$148pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Dallas from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Dallas
2:20 pm - 7:50 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 30m
DSM - DFW
Delta
$113
Delta
4:57 pm - 6:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 43m
DSM - DFW
Frontier
$120
Flights by SU
5:15 am - 5:23 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 08m
DSM - DFW
United Airlines
$142
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Dallas

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 7 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.

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 $83, but on average you can expect to pay $149.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Dallas for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Dallas under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Dallas is less than $356.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

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

Per day, 2 flights depart from Des Moines to Dallas on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Dallas?

For as low as $83, Frontier can have you in Dallas from Des Moines in 8h 19m. The distance from Des Moines to Dallas is about 628 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Frontier, at $83, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to Dallas. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. Frontier is priced at 71% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Des Moines to Dallas are Frontier ($44), American Airlines ($98), and Delta ($103).

What are the most reliable airlines from Des Moines to Dallas?

Consider Mesa Airlines (88%), Alaska Airlines (84%) or Japan Airlines (80%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Des Moines to Dallas.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Dallas?

On average you can expect to pay $369 for a flight from Des Moines to Dallas. The cheapest flight overall is $98 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Dallas/Fort Worth) is currently priced at $147.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dallas, TX

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

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

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

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 Dallas.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Dallas

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

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

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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.
Average temperature for October in Dallas
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Dallas
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing 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%
Delta
$86 $324 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$96 $248 No cancel fee 69%
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.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of DSM to DFW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of DSM to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of DSM to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to DFW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Dallas
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Dallas.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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