Cheap flights from Buffalo to Des Moines (BUF - DSM)

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

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to DSM flight in 2021: compare Buffalo to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Des Moines (BUF - DSM)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Buffalo to Des Moines at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Des Moines from Buffalo average $314. You can even find prices in July for less than $314, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $177. The month of November appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Buffalo. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Buffalo to Des Moines. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Des Moines.

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

The best prices found for BUF to DSM flights for December, January
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$231pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$247pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$391pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Buffalo found for this year
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$473pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$555pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$622pp
BUF
Buffalo
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Des Moines

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Buffalo to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, United Airlines, and American 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 Buffalo to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $231, but on average you can expect to pay $348.

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

Frontier, at $231, was found to be the cheapest airline from Buffalo to Des Moines. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. You may be able to fly from Buffalo to Des Moines for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Buffalo to Des Moines is generally $186, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $93. When looking at the most popular route, (Buffalo - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $247 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Buffalo to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Buffalo 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 Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Des Moines.
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Buffalo to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo 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
Delta
$152 $432 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$156 $340 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$177 $334 No cancel fee 69%
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