Cheap flights from Birmingham to Des Moines (BHM - DSM)

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

All the information you need to plan the best BHM to DSM flight in 2021: compare Birmingham to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
BHM - DSM
Price
$172 - $380
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Average price

$380

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$172

From Birmingham 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 day to fly round-trip from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 154% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Des Moines from Birmingham, Alabama average $297. You can even find prices in June for less than $297, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $172. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Birmingham, Alabama. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines (BHM - DSM)?

When flying from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for BHM to DSM flights for December, January
17 Jan - 19 Jan
$248pp
BHM
Birmingham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHM
Birmingham
17 Jan - 19 Jan
$254pp
BHM
Birmingham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHM
Birmingham
17 Jan - 19 Jan
$369pp
BHM
Birmingham
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHM
Birmingham

Birmingham to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Birmingham found for this year
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$535pp
BHM
Birmingham
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
BHM
Birmingham
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$538pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
BHM
Birmingham
23 Dec - 28 Dec
$552pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
BHM
Birmingham

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Des Moines

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

American Airlines, Delta, 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 Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $535, but on average you can expect to pay $963.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $535. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $558 and $1,497, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Des Moines is generally $217, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $137. When looking at the most popular route, (Birmingham - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $311 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 Birmingham?

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

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

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Alternative routes for Birmingham to Des Moines

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Destination information for Des Moines

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

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Birmingham to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Birmingham 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
United Airlines
$121 $264 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$126 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$149 $335 No cancel fee N/A
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