Cheap flights from Baltimore to Des Moines (BWI - DSM)

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The best prices from Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines are usually found in August or June, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BWI to DSM flight in 2021: compare Baltimore to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
BWI - DSM
Price
$183 - $353
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$183

From Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines

One-way from

$139

One-way flight from Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Baltimore to Des Moines?

Users have found that booking a flight from Baltimore to Des Moines at least 28 days early can save you up to 40% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Baltimore to Des Moines for as little as $404 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $500 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 55%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Baltimore to Des Moines (BWI - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Baltimore to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Des Moines from Baltimore average $349. You can even find prices in February for less than $349, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $246. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Baltimore. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 13%.

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

The best prices found for BWI to DSM flights for December, January
18 Dec - 22 Dec
$247pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$249pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$252pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Baltimore found for this year
18 Dec - 22 Dec
$247pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$249pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$252pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Baltimore to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Baltimore, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$252pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$258pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$288pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Des Moines from Baltimore

The cheapest one-way flights from Baltimore to Des Moines
1:45 am - 5:44 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 59m
BWI - DSM
United Airlines
$139
United
3:06 pm - 12:22 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
22h 16m
BWI - DSM
Allegiant Air
$156
Gotogate
5:34 am - 12:04 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 30m
BWI - DSM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Baltimore to Des Moines

Which airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Baltimore to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Baltimore to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $203, but on average you can expect to pay $287.

Are there last-minute flights available from Baltimore to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Baltimore to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Baltimore to Des Moines flight route?

Flights from Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines have been viewed 12 times in the past calendar month.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Baltimore to Des Moines is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $275 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $304. Users have found that Frontier is 4% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $103 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $108 and Allegiant Air from $122 one-way.

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Baltimore to Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Baltimore to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Baltimore to Des Moines is generally $160, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $89. When looking at the most popular route, (Baltimore/Washington - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $203 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Baltimore/Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Baltimore/Washington 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 Baltimore/Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Baltimore/Washington.

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Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Baltimore to Des Moines.
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Baltimore 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
$115 $156 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$168 $414 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$182 $381 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$184 $331 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Baltimore to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Baltimore towards Des Moines.
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