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The best prices from Dallas to Des Moines are usually found in August or July, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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

A78 - DSM
Price
$197 - $382
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Dallas to Des Moines

One-way from

$67

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 46% on the overall cost on flights from Dallas to Des Moines.

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 25 days early can save you up to 58% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 25 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Dallas to Des Moines for as little as $363 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 $501 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Dallas to Des Moines lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Dallas to Des Moines in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $199.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to Des Moines (A78 - DSM)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Dallas to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Dallas to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for DFW to DSM flights for November, December
19 Dec - 6 Jan
$97pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$99pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 Dec - 6 Jan
$101pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Dallas found for next year
19 Dec - 6 Jan
$97pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$99pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 Dec - 6 Jan
$101pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Des Moines direct flight deals
19 Dec - 6 Jan
$97pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$117pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$137pp
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
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$157pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$168pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$170pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Des Moines from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Des Moines
12:45 pm - 12:49 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 04m
DFW - DSM
Frontier
$67
Kiwi.com
9:00 am - 3:29 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 29m
DFW - DSM
Delta
$105
Delta
12:00 am - 4:53 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 53m
DFW - DSM
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas to Des Moines due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Dallas and Des Moines for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Dallas to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Dallas to Des Moines include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to Des Moines under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to Des Moines is less than $237.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dallas to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Dallas to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday.

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

3 flight departures from Dallas to Des Moines per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Dallas weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

With an average temperature of 97 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Des Moines are colder than in Dallas.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Des Moines?

American Airlines and Delta can get you from Dallas to Des Moines in just under 1h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 19m. The distance from Dallas to 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?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($97), Frontier ($99), and Delta ($118) offers the cheapest pricing from Dallas to Des Moines. American Airlines is priced at 68% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $49. Frontier flights start at $55 while deals on Delta start at $79 one-way.

Alternative routes for Dallas to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Dallas to Des Moines
Flight duration
2h 09m
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines 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
Frontier
$82 $197 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$70 $209 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$76 $251 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$192 $451 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Des Moines

Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of DFW to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of DFW to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of DFW to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to DSM departures
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