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

IND - DSM
Price
$148 - $337
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

$148

From Indianapolis to Des Moines

One-way from

$135

One-way flight from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines?

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 75%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 25 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Indianapolis to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $363, or $501 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Indianapolis. 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines (IND - DSM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for IND to DSM flights for December, January
30 Dec - 3 Jan
$173pp
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$176pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$225pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

Indianapolis to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Indianapolis found for this year
30 Dec - 3 Jan
$173pp
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$176pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$225pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

Last minute flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Indianapolis, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 20 Dec
$230pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
9 Dec - 20 Dec
$342pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
9 Dec - 20 Dec
$470pp
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

One-way flights to Des Moines from Indianapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines
4:35 am - 10:42 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 07m
IND - DSM
United Airlines
$135
United
5:20 am - 11:44 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
31h 24m
IND - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$180
Gotogate
5:40 pm - 2:31 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 51m
IND - DSM
Frontier
$208
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Indianapolis to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Indianapolis to Des Moines are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $315.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Indianapolis or Des Moines?

Expected rainfall in Indianapolis is less than in Des Moines. You can expect this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Indianapolis 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 the same as in Indianapolis. 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines in about 3h 08m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h. 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines round-trip?

Delta, at $148, was found to be the cheapest airline from Indianapolis to Des Moines.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. Delta is priced at 40% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $95. Users have also found prices from $98 and $208 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Indianapolis to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Indianapolis to Des Moines
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines from Indianapolis to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Indianapolis 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
$109 $279 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$122 $285 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$148 $392 No cancel fee 71%
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