Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines (ORD - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best ORD to DSM flight in 2021: compare O'Hare Intl to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
ORD - DSM
Price
$169 - $319
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$304

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$169

From Chicago O'Hare Intl 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 month to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $242 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines (ORD - DSM)?

When flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 44% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $258, or $328 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for ORD to DSM flights for December, January
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$135pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$142pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$147pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago O'Hare Intl to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from O'Hare Intl found for this year
31 Dec - 16 Jan
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Dec - 1 Jan
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Dec - 16 Jan
$236pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from O'Hare Intl

Save time with O'Hare Intl to Des Moines direct flight deals
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$147pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Dec - 16 Jan
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 8 Jan
$273pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 8 Jan
$280pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Dec - 7 Jan
$281pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Chicago O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines
4:50 pm - 6:12 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 22m
ORD - DSM
United Airlines
$189
United
10:46 am - 3:59 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 13m
ORD - DSM
Delta
$195
Delta
5:23 am - 6:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 37m
ORD - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$196
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From O'Hare Intl to Des Moines

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Chicago O'Hare Intl?

Most people fly into Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight to Des Moines from Chicago O'Hare Intl. On average, Des Moines has 24 inbound flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl per day from 2 airlines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Des Moines’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines 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 Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $175.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines is less than $254.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines on average per day?

On average 14 flights depart from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 86% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

Departing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines will take you 1h 25m. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and Des Moines are separated by a distance of 299 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $135. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $142 and $147, respectively. Users have found that Delta is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines one-way?

$68 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $84 and $147, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines is generally $151, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $61. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $192 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Des Moines are Envoy Air (89%), Republic Airways (86%) and ANA (85%).

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from O'Hare Intl?

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

Most visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago O'Hare Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to O'Hare Intl from Des Moines?

Returning to Chicago O'Hare Intl 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 Chicago O'Hare Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago O'Hare Intl.

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Alternative routes for O'Hare Intl 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 O'Hare Intl to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Chicago O'Hare Intl to DSM
1h 31m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

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Airports servicing Des Moines

Hourly flight availability from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from O'Hare Intl towards Des Moines.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of ORD to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 37% of ORD to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of ORD to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ORD to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from O'Hare Intl to Des Moines.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
27 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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