Cheap flights from Riverside to Des Moines (DSM)

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The best prices from Riverside to Des Moines are usually found in September or April, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Riverside to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best null to DSM flight in 2021: compare Riverside to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
R1V - DSM
Price
$238 - $416
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$238

From Riverside to Des Moines

One-way from

$179

One-way flight from Riverside to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Riverside to Des Moines?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Riverside. Prices for September average $286 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $137. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 45% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from Riverside to Des Moines (R1V - DSM)?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Riverside to Des Moines?

To save up to 46% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Riverside to Des Moines from $302 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $397 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Riverside to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Riverside to DSM flights for December, January
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$153pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$166pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$188pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Riverside to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Riverside found for this year
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$153pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$166pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$188pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Riverside

Save time with Riverside to Des Moines direct flight deals
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$153pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$188pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Riverside to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Riverside, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$153pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$166pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$199pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Des Moines from Riverside

The cheapest one-way flights from Riverside to Des Moines
3:40 am - 8:57 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 17m
LAX - DSM
Allegiant Air
$179
Gotogate
12:30 am - 4:18 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
13h 48m
LAX - DSM
United Airlines
$192
United
10:35 am - 7:33 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 58m
LAX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$193
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Riverside to Des Moines

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

If you book a flight to Des Moines from Riverside, you will be flying to Des Moines, which is the city’s only airport. Des Moines (DSM) is located 3.6 mi from the center of Des Moines. There are 0 flights from Riverside to Des Moines per day from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Riverside to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Riverside to Des Moines that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Riverside to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

Are there nonstop flights from Riverside to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from Riverside to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Riverside to Des Moines is less than $360.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday.

How popular is this Riverside to Des Moines flight route?

Within the past month, 29 users have taken a look at flights from Riverside to Des Moines.

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

On average 1 flight departs from Riverside to Des Moines per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Riverside to Des Moines?

Allegiant Air can get you from Riverside to Des Moines in just under 3h 17m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Riverside and Des Moines are separated by a distance of 1452 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Allegiant Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $64. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Riverside to Des Moines for a low price.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Riverside to Des Moines are American Airlines, Delta and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Riverside to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Riverside to Des Moines is $70. On average you can expect to pay $469. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $109.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Riverside 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 Riverside.

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

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Alternative routes for Riverside to Des Moines

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

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Riverside to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Riverside to DSM
3h 27m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Riverside

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines flying from Riverside to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Riverside to Des Moines 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
$95 $265 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $371 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $407 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$113 $404 No cancel fee 71%
Allegiant Air
$146 $260 No cancel fee 88%

Hourly flight availability from Riverside to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Riverside towards Des Moines.
Morning 6 AM to noon 75% of Riverside to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of Riverside to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of Riverside to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of Riverside to DSM departures
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