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Cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines (DTW - DSM)

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The best prices from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines are usually found in August or July, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) to Des Moines (DSM)

DTW - DSM
Price
$201 - $397
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$201

From Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

One-way from

$140

One-way flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines?

Users have found that flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 58% on flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $501.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. Prices for April average $308 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines (DTW - DSM)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DTW to DSM flights for December, January
18 Dec - 17 Jan
$155pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$157pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$165pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County found for this year
18 Dec - 17 Jan
$155pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$165pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Dec - 17 Jan
$167pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Save time with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines direct flight deals
24 Dec - 28 Dec
$239pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$269pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$299pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 11 Dec
$319pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$323pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$339pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Des Moines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines
2:55 pm - 2:36 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
48h 41m
DTW - DSM
Frontier
$140
Kiwi.com
1:17 pm - 6:31 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
18h 14m
DTW - DSM
American Airlines
2:45 am - 4:57 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
15h 12m
DTW - DSM
United Airlines
$232
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, 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 Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $190.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines is less than $331.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Does it rain more in Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County or Des Moines?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County is typically greater than that of Des Moines. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Des Moines is typically hotter than in Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines in about 1h 54m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 59m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $195 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $218 and $239 round-trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $54. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines for a low price.

Alternative routes for Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines
Flight duration
1h 49m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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
$170 $336 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$139 $336 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$221 $389 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of DTW to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of DTW to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTW to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of DTW to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Des Moines
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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