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

BUF — DSM
Dec 5 — Dec 121

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 2022: compare Buffalo to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.

BUF - DSM

Price

$257 - $652

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop
Round-trip from$257From Buffalo to Des Moines
One-way from$142One-way flight from Buffalo to Des Moines

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

Thursday 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.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of December. Prices to Des Moines from Buffalo average $407. You can even find prices in December for less than $407, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $257. The month of May 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 60%.

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 in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for BUF to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 12 - Dec 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

4h 18m
$344

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 2 - Dec 4
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 14m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 21m
$531

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 2 - Dec 3
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 07m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 56m
$552

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Buffalo to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Buffalo found for this year
Dec 12 - Dec 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

4h 18m
$344

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 2 - Dec 4
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 14m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 21m
$531

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 2 - Dec 3
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 07m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 56m
$552

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap American Airlines flights from Buffalo to Des Moines

Dec 12 - Dec 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

4h 18m
$344

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 12 - Dec 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

11h 44m
$746

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Mar 15 - Mar 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

10h 57m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

9h 57m
$1,013

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Cheap United Airlines flights from Buffalo to Des Moines

Feb 17 - Feb 27
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 40m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

21h 56m
$385

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Feb 17 - Feb 27
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

2 stops

21h 56m
$444

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Mar 15 - Mar 19
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 33m
DSM

Des Moines

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

4h 18m
$458

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

One-way flights to Des Moines from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Des Moines
Dec 18
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 13m
$142

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 15
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 25m
$143

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 15
BUF

Buffalo

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

14h 42m
$248

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Buffalo to Des Moines flights.

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. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Des Moines for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Des Moines for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $301, but on average you can expect to pay $534.

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

Delta, at $301, was found to be the cheapest airline from Buffalo to Des Moines.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. You may be able to fly from Buffalo to Des Moines for 25% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Buffalo to Des Moines is generally $399, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $269. When looking at the most popular route, (Buffalo - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $301 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Buffalo to Des Moines

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$224Average$366FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$294Average$497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$356Average$487FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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