Cheap flights from Charlotte to Des Moines (CLT - DSM)

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The best prices from Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines are usually found in April or May, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Charlotte (CLT) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best CLT to DSM flight in 2021: compare Charlotte to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
CLT - DSM
Price
$267 - $411
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$267

From Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines

One-way from

$137

One-way flight from Charlotte Douglas 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 Charlotte to Des Moines (CLT - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Charlotte 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 afternoon could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Charlotte. Users have commonly found prices around $324 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $267. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in October.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Charlotte to Des Moines, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 57% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $378 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $500.

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

Monday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Charlotte 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 Charlotte to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CLT to DSM flights for December, January
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$272pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$276pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$280pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Charlotte found for this year
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$272pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$276pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$280pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Charlotte

Save time with Charlotte to Des Moines direct flight deals
25 Dec - 1 Jan
$362pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
31 Dec - 4 Jan
$393pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
15 Apr - 9 May
$439pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Last minute flights from Charlotte to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Charlotte, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$272pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$303pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$308pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

One-way flights to Des Moines from Charlotte

The cheapest one-way flights from Charlotte to Des Moines
2:03 pm - 4:18 am
Frontier
2 Stops
15h 15m
CLT - DSM
Frontier
$137
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 6:03 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 03m
CLT - DSM
Delta
$248
Delta
3:15 am - 3:56 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
25h 41m
CLT - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$314
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Charlotte to Des Moines

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

If you wish to fly to Des Moines from Charlotte, then you need to book flights from Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines. There is 1 flight from Douglas (CLT) to Des Moines (DSM) per day to choose from. Flights to Des Moines from Douglas are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 2h 35m is how long a nonstop flight from Charlotte to Des Moines typically takes.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, 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 American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Charlotte to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $348.

Are there nonstop flights from Charlotte to Des Moines for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Charlotte to Des Moines under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charlotte to Des Moines is less than $563.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Charlotte to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How popular is this Charlotte to Des Moines flight route?

Flights from Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines have been viewed 23 times in the past calendar month.

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

1 flight departure from Charlotte to Des Moines per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Des Moines?

For as low as $253, Frontier can have you in Des Moines from Charlotte in 2h 46m. Charlotte and Des Moines are separated by a distance of 818 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 Charlotte to Des Moines round-trip?

Currently priced at $253, Frontier will fly you from Charlotte to Des Moines and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on American Airlines for as low as $322. Frontier is currently priced 22% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $123. Users have also found prices from $166 and $248 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Charlotte to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Charlotte to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $435, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $117. The most popular route (Charlotte Douglas - Des Moines), is priced around $280.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Charlotte to Des Moines are American Airlines, Delta and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Charlotte Douglas 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 Charlotte Douglas.

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

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Alternative routes for Charlotte 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 Charlotte to Des Moines.
Flight duration from CLT to DSM
2h 27m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Charlotte

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Charlotte Douglas to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Charlotte 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
$112 $292 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$115 $259 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$184 $379 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$261 $438 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Charlotte to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Charlotte towards Des Moines.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 53% of CLT to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of CLT to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CLT to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CLT to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Charlotte to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Charlotte to Des Moines.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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