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Cheap flights from Kansas City to Des Moines (MCI - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to Des Moines (DSM)

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kansas City 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 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 58% on flights from Kansas City to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 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 $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $501.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Des Moines from Kansas City average $308. You can even find prices in April for less than $308, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $199. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Kansas City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for MCI to DSM flights for December, January
24 Dec - 31 Dec
$211pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$228pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
24 Dec - 31 Dec
$273pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Kansas City found for this year
24 Dec - 31 Dec
$211pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$228pp
MCI
Kansas City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
24 Dec - 31 Dec
$273pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to Des Moines from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to Des Moines
3:05 am - 2:33 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 28m
MCI - DSM
United Airlines
$157
United

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

Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City 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 Kansas City 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $182, but on average you can expect to pay $369.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in Kansas City or Des Moines?

Kansas City will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Des Moines over the next 11 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Des Moines are colder than in Kansas City.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to Des Moines?

American Airlines and United Airlines can get you from Kansas City to Des Moines in just under 7h 39m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 05m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $182. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $228 round trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kansas City 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 $157.

Alternative routes for Kansas City to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

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

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