Cheap flights to Des Moines, IA from $63

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BOS — DSM
may. 29 — jun. 51

Flights to Des Moines in 2024

Find the latest flights to Des Moines in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,725,499 searches and data was last updated on mayo 24, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

September

Average price

$378

Round-trip from

$129

One-way from

$63
High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From New York to Des Moines
One-way flight from New York to Des Moines (DSM)

Cheap flights to Des Moines in May & June 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Des Moines in May and June 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,725,499 searches and data was last updated on mayo 24, 2024.
The deals listed below are some of the cheapest flights available to Des Moines in May and June 2024. If these deals fall outside of your budget, be sure to come back soon as prices update often.
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$125
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$155
vie. 6/712:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/108:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$179
vie. 6/1412:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/178:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$188
lun. 6/312:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 6/78:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$189
vie. 6/2112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 7/18:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$193
jue. 5/307:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
lun. 6/39:00 amDSM - LGA
2 stops21h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$201
vie. 6/77:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop9h 33mMultiple Airlines
lun. 6/106:40 amDSM - LGA
2 stops23h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$206
jue. 5/307:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
vie. 5/319:00 amDSM - LGA
2 stops21h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$211

Des Moines 2024 flight deals

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vie. 10/1811:55 amEWR - DSM
Nonstop2h 55mAllegiant Air
lun. 10/287:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$103
vie. 10/411:55 amEWR - DSM
Nonstop2h 55mAllegiant Air
lun. 10/77:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$123
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$125
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$155
mié. 8/142:20 pmEWR - DSM
1 stop23h 50mMultiple Airlines
lun. 8/197:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$176
vie. 6/712:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/108:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$179
vie. 6/1412:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/178:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$188
lun. 6/312:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 6/78:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$189
vie. 6/2112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 7/18:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$193

Flights to Des Moines departing soon

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vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$125
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$155
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mMultiple Airlines
lun. 6/39:00 amDSM - EWR
3 stops28h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$189
jue. 5/307:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
lun. 6/39:00 amDSM - LGA
2 stops21h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$201
jue. 5/307:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
vie. 5/319:00 amDSM - LGA
2 stops21h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$211
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 6/78:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$212
jue. 5/3010:50 pmLGA - DSM
1 stop22h 44mFrontier
lun. 6/39:42 pmDSM - LGA
1 stop23h 18mFrontier
Deal found 5/22$226
jue. 5/3011:59 amLGA - DSM
2 stops26h 17mMultiple Airlines
lun. 6/39:00 amDSM - LGA
2 stops21h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$231
vie. 5/3110:50 pmLGA - DSM
1 stop22h 58mFrontier
lun. 6/39:42 pmDSM - LGA
1 stop23h 18mFrontier
Deal found 5/23$232

One-way flights to Des Moines

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Consider booking one of these one-way flights heading to Des Moines. Those seeking round-trip flights to Des Moines should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$63
vie. 5/317:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$84
jue. 5/307:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$94
vie. 7/1212:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$99
lun. 7/812:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$103
jue. 6/67:00 amLGA - DSM
1 stop7h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$110
vie. 5/3110:50 pmLGA - DSM
1 stop22h 58mFrontier
Deal found 5/23$118
vie. 5/316:00 amLGA - DSM
2 stops15h 34mFrontier
Deal found 5/23$120
jue. 5/3011:59 amLGA - DSM
2 stops26h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$128

Direct flights to Des Moines

vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$125
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/38:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$155
vie. 6/712:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/108:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$179
vie. 6/1412:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 6/178:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$188
lun. 6/312:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 6/78:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$189
vie. 6/2112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
lun. 7/18:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$193
lun. 7/812:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 7/198:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/22$199
vie. 5/3112:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 6/78:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/23$212
lun. 7/812:55 pmEWR - DSM
Nonstop3h 00mAllegiant Air
vie. 7/268:30 amDSM - EWR
Nonstop2h 35mAllegiant Air
Deal found 5/21$220

Find flights to Des Moines within your budget

Locate flights to Des Moines that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,725,499 searches and data was last updated on mayo 24, 2024.

Fly from

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$129 - $295

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Price

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

vie. 5/31

Nonstop3h 00m

Des Moines

lun. 6/3

Nonstop2h 35m

$129

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

mié. 8/14

1 stop23h 50m

Des Moines

lun. 8/19

Nonstop2h 35m

$176

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

vie. 6/7

Nonstop3h 00m

Des Moines

lun. 6/10

Nonstop2h 35m

$179

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

lun. 6/3

Nonstop3h 00m

Des Moines

vie. 6/7

Nonstop2h 35m

$189

New York LaGuardiaDes Moines

LGA - DSM

LGADSM

New York LaGuardia

jue. 5/30

1 stop7h 16m

Des Moines

lun. 6/3

2 stops21h 38m

$201

New York LaGuardiaDes Moines

LGA - DSM

LGADSM

New York LaGuardia

jue. 5/30

1 stop22h 44m

Des Moines

lun. 6/3

1 stop23h 18m

$226

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

mié. 8/21

1 stop7h 01m

Des Moines

sáb. 8/24

1 stop6h 35m

$230

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

vie. 5/31

1 stop6h 04m

Des Moines

sáb. 6/1

1 stop5h 42m

$278

NewarkDes Moines

EWR - DSM

EWRDSM

Newark

mié. 5/29

1 stop5h 24m

Des Moines

vie. 5/31

1 stop5h 14m

$295

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Deals found on 5/23

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Temperature and rainfall in Des Moines by month

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DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Des Moines, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 77.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 23.0 F).

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The price you pay for your flight to Des Moines may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 27 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Des Moines should consider flying on Monday at noon, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travelers will want to avoid Monday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Des Moines

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Des Moines. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Des Moines. Reviews last updated mayo 24, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Frontier, Delta and American Airlines to Des Moines have to say. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

7.5
Good
2,895 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

7.5
Good
1,009 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

7.4
Good
10,845 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

7.3
Good
14,388 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

In the boarding area at La Guardia, there are charging stations for electronics but the electric outlets do not work on many of the stations.

The state capital of Iowa, Des Moines is a charming city with exceptional food, a huge array of historic buildings, great shopping and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.

The historical side to the city will occupy many days of sightseeing. From the ornately designed Capitol building, to the beauty of Salisbury House and the fascinating exhibits of the State Historical Society Museum, visitors can easily learn about how the city came to be.

There are plenty of other cultural attractions as well. Wander around the Science Centre of Iowa, with its planetarium and interactive child-friendly exhibits, or take in the superb collection of 20th century masterpieces at the Des Moines Art Centre – featuring world-famous artists like Hopper, O’Keefe and Johns. June also sees the city stage a fantastic Arts Festival, with a programme of open air performances.

Food is a big part of the town’s appeal. That may be because Des Moines is at the heart of one of the world’s great farming regions. Visit in July to sample every local delicacy at Taste of Des Moines or dine at eateries serving everything from tacos to hefty burgers.

There are family-friendly attractions as well, such as Adventureland, with its massive swimming pool and vast array of slides, as well as Gray’s Lake where families can race pedalos and canoes.

More serious water sports are catered for at sites like Saylorville Lake, which offers exceptional fishing. Other sports can be enjoyed at Sleepy Hollow Park with different seasonal options to experience such as snowboarding and beach volleyball.

Des Moines is also a jumping off point to visit Iowa’s most beautiful sights, such as the rolling Loess Hills and the eerie Maquoketa Caves. But with so much to do, you may never want to leave the city.

Best Time to Fly to Des Moines, IA

If you are seeking a cultural vacation, then there is really no bad time to go to Des Moines. For outdoor activities, summer is the best time to visit (between June and September), although there are snow-based activities available as well. A trip in June may balance lower prices with outdoor festivals and good conditions for hiking and boating.

Getting around Des Moines, IA

Renting a car provides great flexibility (but beware of icy conditions during the winter). The city is known to be quite cycle-friendly as well, and the bus network will let you take your bikes on board, making it possible to access most parts of town without a rental car. Taxis are always available to book, but don’t rely on being able to hail them.

Des Moines, IA airport overview

Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is a relatively small airport in Iowa. It is conveniently located just 3 miles (5km) from central Des Moines, and generally handles less than two million passengers per year.

In 2010, Des Moines International Airport’s terminal got a great revamp, which included new carpeting in the terminal and a number of other facility upgrades. The airport has a great array of shopping facilities, ranging from small-change vending machines to larger and more expensive options.

Passengers can book flights to Des Moines International Airport from destinations across the United States, including Chicago, Denver and Las Vegas. A number of airlines operate flights to Des Moines International Airport, particularly low-cost options such as ExpressJet Airlines and AirTran Airways.

Passengers who prefer smaller airports will enjoy Des Moines International Airport – as it has facilities of equal quality to those of larger airports, but not the crowds of people and the long queues generally associated with busier airports.

  • What does DSM mean?

    This is defined as Des Moines Airport (DSM). Codes like DSM are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines?

    Most people fly into Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight to Des Moines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Des Moines’s city center. On average, Des Moines has 1 flight from New York per day from 4 airlines.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Des Moines if I am willing to have layovers?

    Yes, flights with layovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Des Moines on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Des Moines?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Frontier is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Des Moines.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Des Moines?

    Des Moines Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Des Moines. One-way flights to Des Moines Airport typically cost $21, while round-trip flights cost around $37.

  • How much is a round-trip flight to Des Moines?

    A round-trip flight to Des Moines will typically cost around $124, however they can be found for as little as $37.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Des Moines depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Des Moines, Minneapolis offers the quickest one-way flight (1 hour 8 minutes).

  • Does Des Moines Airport have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Des Moines Airport can take advantage of the rental car services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Des Moines Airport?

    Yes. Des Moines Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport is the closest property to Des Moines Airport (0.0 mi away from Des Moines Airport).

  • When is the best time to book a flight to Des Moines?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Des Moines (average of $323). Flying to Des Moines in June will prove the most costly (average of $444). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

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