Cheap flights from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT - DSM)

DTT — DSM
Nov 28 — Dec 51

The best prices from Detroit All airports to Des Moines are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Detroit (DTT) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to DSM flight in 2022: compare Detroit to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.

DTT - DSM

Price

$314 - $582

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Round-trip from$314From Detroit (DTT) to Des Moines
One-way from$132One-way flight from Detroit (DTT) to Des Moines

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

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 53% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 71% on flights from Detroit to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $493. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $622.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Des Moines. Flights to Des Moines from Detroit in February are about $411 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $259.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT - DSM)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Detroit to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Des Moines in November, December 2022

The best prices found for DTT to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 14 - Dec 16
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

27h 35m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

21h 14m
$232

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 6 - Dec 7
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 58m
$253

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 11 - Dec 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 52m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 07m
$256

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Detroit to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Detroit found for this year
Dec 14 - Dec 16
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

27h 35m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

21h 14m
$232

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 6 - Dec 7
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 58m
$253

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 11 - Dec 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 52m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 07m
$256

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Cheap United Airlines flights from Detroit to Des Moines

Jan 19 - Jan 21
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 36m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 18m
$324

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Dec 22 - Dec 25
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 45m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 01m
$330

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 21 - Dec 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 56m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

21h 18m
$332

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Detroit to Des Moines

Dec 6 - Dec 7
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 58m
$253

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 18 - Jan 8
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

17h 51m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

5h 01m
$333

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Jan 19 - Jan 21
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 12m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

20h 08m
$368

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Des Moines direct flight deals
Dec 18 - Jan 8
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

2h 05m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

1h 46m
$318

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 22 - Dec 29
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

2h 04m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

1h 46m
$348

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 26 - Dec 31
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

2h 05m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

1h 50m
$378

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Last minute flights from Detroit to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Detroit, departing today and this week
Dec 1 - Dec 12
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

12h 57m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

12h 17m
$271

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 1 - Dec 12
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

4h 01m
$384

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 1 - Dec 5
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

27h 12m
$409

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

One-way flights to Des Moines from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Des Moines
Dec 5
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

27h 30m
$87

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 3
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

27h 20m
$125

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 6
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 09m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Des Moines is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Des Moines from Detroit All airports. Booking flights from All airports (DTT) to Des Moines (DSM) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily flights to Des Moines from 2 different airlines. 1h 57m is how long a flight from Detroit to Des Moines will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $232, but on average you can expect to pay $334.

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

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from Detroit to Des Moines under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Des Moines is less than $445.

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

There are currently 17+ open flights from Detroit to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

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

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

Travelers can expect 16 flights from Detroit to Des Moines on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to Des Moines?

Departing from Detroit to Des Moines will take you 2h 05m. Airlines will cover a distance of 535 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 Detroit to Des Moines round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($253), Delta ($318), and United Airlines ($324) offers the cheapest pricing from Detroit to Des Moines. You may be able to fly from Detroit to Des Moines for 38% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$128 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and Delta, with prices starting from $132 and $219, respectively.

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

Alaska Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to Des Moines.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Detroit to Des Moines consider choosing Delta (95%), Endeavor Airlines (95%) or Korean Air (95%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to Des Moines is $209. On average you can expect to pay $335. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $318.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Des Moines

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 2 airlines flying from Detroit to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$249Average$367FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$251Average$333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit to Des Moines
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
18%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
45%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Detroit to Des Moines

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Des Moines
Sunday9daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday0daily flights