Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines (IND - DSM)

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

All the information you need to plan the best IND to DSM flight in 2021: compare Indianapolis to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
IND - DSM
Price
$148 - $337
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 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

$87

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 59% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines (IND - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Indianapolis to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 31% on airfare.

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

Flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines lean towards being more expensive in February. Prices are generally better when you fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $99.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines in October, November 2021

The best prices found for IND to DSM flights for October, November
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$146pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$162pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$165pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

Indianapolis to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Indianapolis found for this year
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$146pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$162pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$165pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 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
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$320pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$378pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$386pp
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
     
3 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis

One-way flights to Des Moines from Indianapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines
1:05 am - 4:44 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 39m
IND - DSM
Delta
$87
Delta
2:45 am - 7:48 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
18h 03m
IND - DSM
United Airlines
$284
United
1:05 am - 3:56 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
27h 51m
IND - DSM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Indianapolis to Des Moines

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 Multiple Airlines for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

Are there last-minute flights available from Indianapolis to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Indianapolis to Des Moines round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $170. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $262 round trip. You may be able to fly from Indianapolis to Des Moines for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $85. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Indianapolis to Des Moines for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to Des Moines?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $109. While the most popular route (Indianapolis - Des Moines) can be booked for $168 on average our data indicates $316 when flying from Indianapolis to Des Moines

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Indianapolis to Des Moines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis.

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

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Alternative routes for Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Des Moines.
Average temperature for October in Des Moines
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Des Moines
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying 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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