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

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

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to DSM flight in 2021: compare Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
DFW - 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/Fort Worth to Des Moines

One-way from

$189

One-way flight from Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

Flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $148.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 51 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 Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $317.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines (DFW - DSM)?

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

Cheap flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DFW to DSM flights for November, December
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$128pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$133pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$142pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth found for next year
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$128pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$133pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
14 Dec - 16 Dec
$142pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth

Save time with Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines direct flight deals
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$266pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
3 Jan - 5 Jan
$276pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
15 Dec - 9 Jan
$289pp
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/Fort Worth to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$128pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$180pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Dec - 15 Dec
$193pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines
12:25 am - 6:12 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 47m
DFW - DSM
United Airlines
$189
United
3:02 pm - 12:04 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
21h 02m
DFW - DSM
American Airlines
3:18 pm - 5:40 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 22m
DFW - DSM
Frontier
$226
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Dallas/Fort Worth</span> to <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines

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

For a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth 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 3 inbound flights from Dallas/Fort Worth per day. 5 airlines have flights to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth on a regular basis.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $142, but on average you can expect to pay $211.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines is less than $371.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines on average per day?

2 flight departures from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines in 4h 46m. Fly via Frontier, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Des Moines is about 628 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $142 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $165 and $205 round-trip. Frontier is 52% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $64. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines are Envoy Air (100%), Mesa Airlines (83%) and American Airlines (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport 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 $188.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines?

The most popular airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Des Moines are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth.

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

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Alternative routes for Dallas/Fort Worth 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/Fort Worth to Des Moines.
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas/Fort Worth 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 $442 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas/Fort Worth towards Des Moines.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 55% of DFW to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of DFW to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 17% 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/Fort Worth to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas/Fort Worth to Des Moines.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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