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Flights to Des Moines in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$207Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip from$101From Las Vegas McCarran to Des Moines
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas McCarran (LAS) to Des Moines (DSM)

Cheap flights to Des Moines in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM flights for October, November
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$92pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$99pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$102pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
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Las Vegas McCarran

Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines found for this year
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$92pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$99pp
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAS
Las Vegas McCarran
27 Dec - 2 Jan
$101pp
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Las Vegas McCarran
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
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Las Vegas McCarran

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Des Moines from USA right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to USA from Des Moines?

Returning to USA from Des Moines

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 USA.

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

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Cheapest Prices for Des Moines flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Des Moines found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$274
February
$285
March
$315
April
$281
May
$315
June
$329
July
$349
August
$336
September
$319
October
$318
November
$296
December
$317
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Des Moines. Flying to Des Moines in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Des Moines Airport?

Average Des Moines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - DSM
Price
$274 - $396
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Precipitation
0.87 - 5.12 inches
March is typically the best time to fly to Des Moines, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in Des Moines so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. May is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

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 15 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Des Moines?

The cheapest day to fly to Des Moines is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Des Moines?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Des Moines. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

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.

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Best Time to Fly to Des Moines

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.

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Getting around Des Moines

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.

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

Des Moines (DSM), located 3.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Des Moines.

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