Cheap flights from Atlanta to Des Moines (ATL - DSM)

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The best prices from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines are usually found in August or July, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to DSM flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
ATL - DSM
Price
$198 - $363
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Average price

$363

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$198

From Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Atlanta to Des Moines (ATL - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Atlanta to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 39 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Atlanta to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 39 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $366. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $389.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Atlanta to Des Moines?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 76%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Atlanta to Des Moines?

August can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Atlanta with a flight ticket averaging about $306. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $119. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

The best prices found for ATL to DSM flights for December, January
5 Jan - 10 Jan
$166pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
17 Jan - 21 Jan
$171pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$193pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Atlanta found for this year
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$193pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Dec - 3 Jan
$214pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Dec - 4 Jan
$216pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Atlanta

Save time with Atlanta to Des Moines direct flight deals
4 Jan - 13 Jan
$259pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
20 Dec - 6 Jan
$299pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
17 Dec - 7 Jan
$329pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Atlanta, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$193pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Dec - 3 Jan
$214pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
16 Dec - 4 Jan
$216pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Des Moines from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to Des Moines
4:20 pm - 7:33 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 13m
ATL - DSM
Frontier
$216
Kiwi.com
9:52 am - 11:06 am
Delta
Nonstop
2h 14m
ATL - DSM
Delta
$219
Delta
5:45 am - 4:52 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 07m
ATL - DSM
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to Des Moines

What airports do I use to fly from Atlanta to Des Moines?

Des Moines is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Des Moines from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. Booking flights from Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) to Des Moines (DSM) should be relatively easy as there are 7 daily flights to Des Moines from 4 different airlines. 2h 02m is how long a flight from Atlanta to Des Moines will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $154, but on average you can expect to pay $223.

Are there nonstop flights from Atlanta to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta to Des Moines under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta to Des Moines is less than $424.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Atlanta to Des Moines flight route?

Within the past month, 23 users have taken a look at flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines.

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

Per day, 10 flights depart from Atlanta to Des Moines on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 10% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Des Moines?

For as low as $154, Frontier can have you in Des Moines from Atlanta in 2h 14m. Atlanta and Des Moines are separated by a distance of 746 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Atlanta to Des Moines round-trip from $154. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $250, and Delta, from $259. Frontier is priced at 49% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $78. American Airlines flights start at $155 while deals on Delta start at $199 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Atlanta to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Atlanta to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $328, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $114. The most popular route (Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson - Des Moines), is priced around $203.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Atlanta to Des Moines on time: Air France (98%), Endeavor Airlines (94%), Delta (94%).

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

Before booking your flight from Atlanta to Des Moines check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Alternative routes for Atlanta 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 Atlanta to Des Moines.
Flight duration from ATL to DSM
2h 16m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta 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
$139 $227 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$147 $288 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$219 $367 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$267 $389 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Atlanta towards Des Moines.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 48% of ATL to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of ATL to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 7% of ATL to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of ATL to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Atlanta to Des Moines.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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