Cheap flights to Des Moines, IA

MIA — DSM
Sep 27 — Oct 41

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Flights to Des Moines in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$327Average for round-trip flights in September 2022
Round-trip from$97From New York to Des Moines
One-way from$51One-way flight from New York to Des Moines (DSM)

Cheap flights to Des Moines in September, October 2022

The best prices found for DSM flights for September, October
Oct 20 - Oct 23
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Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
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Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$97

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 23
EWR

Newark

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Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$106

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 23
EWR

Newark

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Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$108

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines found for this year
Oct 20 - Oct 23
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$97

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 23
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$106

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 20 - Oct 23
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$108

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Last minute flights to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines, departing today and this week
Sep 29 - Oct 2
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$158

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 2 - Oct 9
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$163

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

Sep 29 - Oct 2
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
DSM

Des Moines

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

2h 45m
$183

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

One-way flights to Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights to Des Moines
Nov 17
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 10m
$51

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 20
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
$52

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 13
EWR

Newark

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 15m
$59

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines?

The cheapest ticket to Des Moines found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$280

February

$313

March

$370

April

$363

May

$383

June

$443

July

$444

August

$384

September

$378

October

$285

November

$302

December

$291

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines is currently January; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Des Moines?

Average Des Moines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

NYC - DSM

Price

$280 - $506

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

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 24 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 Friday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

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

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Des Moines. Flights in the afternoon 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.

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 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.

Other local departures to Des Moines from the United States