Cheap flights from Dallas to Des Moines (DFW - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dallas (DFW) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to DSM flight in 2021: compare Dallas to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
A78 - DSM
Price
$197 - $382
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Dallas to Des Moines

One-way from

$177

One-way flight from Dallas 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 Dallas to Des Moines (A78 - DSM)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Dallas to Des Moines as you normally would.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Dallas. Users have commonly found prices around $300 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $148. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Dallas to Des Moines at least 51 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Dallas to Des Moines for as little as $317 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $346 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best prices found for DFW to DSM flights for December, January
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$213pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$215pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$227pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Dallas found for this year
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$213pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$215pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$227pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Des Moines direct flight deals
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$313pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$334pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
7 Jan - 12 Jan
$355pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Dallas, departing today and this week
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$213pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$215pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$227pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Des Moines from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Des Moines
12:43 pm - 5:29 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 46m
DFW - DSM
United Airlines
$177
United
12:30 am - 6:55 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 25m
DFW - DSM
Delta
$188
Delta
12:36 pm - 5:27 am
Frontier
2 Stops
16h 51m
DFW - DSM
Frontier
$193
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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Des Moines

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Dallas?

For a flight from Dallas to Des Moines, you will be flying into Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 6 inbound flights from Dallas per day. 5 airlines have flights to Des Moines from Dallas on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Dallas 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 Dallas to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $160, but on average you can expect to pay $305.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to Des Moines under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to Des Moines is less than $421.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 9 flights depart from Dallas to Des Moines per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas to Des Moines?

A quick flight from Dallas to Des Moines can take about 1h 51m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $160. The distance between Dallas and Des Moines is about 628 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 Dallas to Des Moines round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dallas to Des Moines round-trip from $160. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $313, and United Airlines, from $322. These flights start at 46% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$64 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $157 and $170, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Dallas to Des Moines?

Before booking your flight to Des Moines from Dallas, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Envoy Air (100%), American Airlines (86%), Qatar Airways( 83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Dallas to Des Moines is $77. On average you can expect to pay $199. The most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $210.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Dallas 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 Dallas.

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

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Alternative routes for Dallas 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 Dallas to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Dallas to DSM
2h 07m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Dallas to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas 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
$70 $209 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$76 $251 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$82 $197 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$192 $451 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards Des Moines.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 65% of DFW to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of DFW to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of DFW to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas to Des Moines.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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