Cheap flights from Durham to Des Moines (DSM)

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The best prices from Durham to Des Moines are usually found in August or April, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to DSM flight in 2021: compare Durham to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
DU8 - DSM
Price
$181 - $414
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$181

From Durham to Des Moines

One-way from

$132

One-way flight from Durham 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 Durham to Des Moines?

August can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Durham with a flight ticket averaging about $302. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $154. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to Des Moines (DU8 - DSM)?

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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 55% by booking at least 37 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Durham to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $390.

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

The best prices found for Durham to DSM flights for December, January
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$208pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$212pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$232pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Durham to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Durham found for this year
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$208pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$212pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$247pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Durham to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Durham, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$208pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$212pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$247pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Des Moines from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to Des Moines
5:43 am - 4:51 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 08m
RDU - DSM
American Airlines
4:25 pm - 4:41 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
25h 16m
RDU - DSM
Allegiant Air
$207
Gotogate
4:37 am - 9:15 am
Frontier
2 Stops
29h 38m
RDU - DSM
Frontier
$212
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Flight FAQs

From Durham to Des Moines

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

If you book a flight to Des Moines from Durham, you will be flying to Des Moines, which is the city’s only airport. Des Moines (DSM) is located 3.6 mi from the center of Des Moines. There are 0 flights from Durham to Des Moines per day from 5 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Durham to Des Moines have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Durham to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $184, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

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

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

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $97. American Airlines flights start at $106 while deals on Allegiant Air start at $136 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Durham to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Durham to Des Moines is $91. On average you can expect to pay $208. The most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $208.

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

When booking a flight from Durham to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

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

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

Returning to Durham from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durham.

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

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Alternative routes for Durham 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 Durham to Des Moines.
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Durham to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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
American Airlines
$108 $395 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$110 $297 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$129 $374 No cancel fee N/A
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