Cheap flights from Lexington to Des Moines (LEX - DSM) from $114

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LEX — DSM
Apr 16 — Apr 231

Cheap flight deals from Lexington to Des Moines

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Lexington (LEX) to Des Moines (DSM). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated April 11, 2024.

Popular in

February

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$323

One-way from

$301
High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
From Lexington Blue Grass to Des Moines
One-way flight from Lexington Blue Grass to Des Moines

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Lexington to Des Moines?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 15% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Des Moines from Lexington average $391. You can even find prices in September for less than $391, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $190. The month of February appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Lexington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lexington to Des Moines (LEX - DSM)?

When flying from Lexington to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 21% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap Delta flights from Lexington to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Lexington and Des Moines. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Consider these cheap Delta flights we've found departing from Lexington to Des Moines. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Wed 5/296:42 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 58mDelta
Sat 6/14:30 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops24h 04mDelta
Deal found 4/10$432
Sun 5/57:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop14h 42mDelta
Mon 5/66:09 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 50mDelta
Deal found 4/10$810

Cheap American Airlines flights from Lexington to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Lexington and Des Moines. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest American Airlines flights we've found from Lexington to Des Moines. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 10/41:03 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 01mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/74:20 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$226
Wed 7/38:22 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/77:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$309
Fri 10/41:03 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 01mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/711:18 amDSM - LEX
2 stops9h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$329
Wed 7/34:04 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/77:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$453
Fri 10/47:05 amLEX - DSM
2 stops8h 22mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/711:18 amDSM - LEX
2 stops9h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$472
Wed 5/291:08 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops9h 56mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/16:40 amDSM - LEX
2 stops9h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/9$563
Wed 7/34:04 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/73:57 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops8h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$613
Mon 5/66:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 58mAmerican Airlines
Mon 5/65:48 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop5h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$720
Mon 5/66:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 58mAmerican Airlines
Mon 5/63:36 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$783

Cheap Lexington to Des Moines flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Lexington to Des Moines specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Prices were last updated on April 11, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Lexington to Des Moines in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 5/295:10 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 34mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/18:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 16mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$428
Wed 5/296:00 amLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 05mDelta
Sat 6/14:30 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops24h 04mDelta
Deal found 4/9$432
Wed 5/291:08 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops9h 56mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/16:40 amDSM - LEX
2 stops9h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/9$563
Mon 5/66:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 58mAmerican Airlines
Mon 5/65:48 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop5h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$720
Mon 5/66:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 58mAmerican Airlines
Mon 5/63:36 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$783
Sun 5/57:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop14h 42mDelta
Mon 5/66:09 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 50mDelta
Deal found 4/10$810

Lexington to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Lexington and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Lexington to Des Moines in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Fri 10/41:03 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 01mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/74:20 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$226
Wed 7/38:22 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/77:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$309
Fri 10/255:06 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 39mDelta
Mon 10/282:14 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop5h 33mDelta
Deal found 4/10$322
Fri 10/41:03 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 01mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/711:18 amDSM - LEX
2 stops9h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$329
Fri 6/78:22 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 43mAmerican Airlines
Tue 6/114:04 pmDSM - LEX
1 stop5h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$350
Fri 10/252:30 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 59mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/2811:59 amDSM - LEX
2 stops8h 37mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$404
Wed 5/295:10 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop5h 34mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/18:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop4h 16mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$428
Wed 5/296:00 amLEX - DSM
1 stop6h 05mDelta
Sat 6/14:30 pmDSM - LEX
2 stops24h 04mDelta
Deal found 4/9$432
Wed 7/34:04 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/77:00 amDSM - LEX
1 stop7h 22mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$453

One-way flights to Des Moines from Lexington

Search for one-way flight options from Lexington to Des Moines. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Lexington to Des Moines. Users needing a return flight from Lexington to Des Moines should utilize the search form above.
Tue 5/76:15 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 11mDelta
Deal found 4/10$114
Sat 5/47:40 amLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 10mDelta
Deal found 4/10$159
Thu 5/97:28 amLEX - DSM
1 stop4h 37mDelta
Deal found 4/10$198
Thu 5/911:19 amLEX - DSM
2 stops12h 46mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/10$233
Fri 5/38:47 amLEX - DSM
1 stop3h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$278
Fri 5/310:59 amLEX - DSM
2 stops12h 01mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$282
Sat 5/43:57 pmLEX - DSM
2 stops9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$283
Sun 5/58:47 pmLEX - DSM
1 stop19h 54mAllegiant Air
Deal found 4/10$301
Tue 5/76:40 amLEX - DSM
2 stops9h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$392

Find flights from Lexington to Des Moines within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Lexington to Des Moines that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated April 11, 2024.

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Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Fri 10/4

1 stop6h 01m

Des Moines

Mon 10/7

1 stop4h 28m

$226

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Wed 7/3

1 stop4h 43m

Des Moines

Sun 7/7

1 stop7h 22m

$309

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Fri 10/4

1 stop6h 01m

Des Moines

Mon 10/7

2 stops9h 30m

$329

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Wed 5/29

1 stop5h 34m

Des Moines

Sat 6/1

1 stop4h 16m

$428

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Wed 5/29

1 stop4h 58m

Des Moines

Sat 6/1

2 stops24h 04m

$432

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Wed 7/3

2 stops8h 10m

Des Moines

Sun 7/7

1 stop7h 22m

$453

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Fri 10/4

2 stops8h 22m

Des Moines

Mon 10/7

2 stops9h 30m

$472

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Wed 5/29

2 stops9h 56m

Des Moines

Sat 6/1

2 stops9h 45m

$563

Lexington Blue GrassDes Moines

LEX - DSM

LEXDSM

Lexington Blue Grass

Sun 5/5

1 stop14h 42m

Des Moines

Mon 5/6

1 stop4h 50m

$810

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 4/10

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lexington to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Lexington to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Lexington to Des Moines flight should consider departing on Friday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Des Moines by month

Plan your trip from Lexington to Des Moines by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Lexington to Des Moines is currently $249 while a round-trip flight costs $447. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Lexington to Des Moines (average of $323). Flying from Lexington to Des Moines in June is currently the most expensive (average of $463). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$323

February

$364

March

$396

April

$382

May

$397

June

$463

July

$422

August

$387

September

$345

October

$370

November

$386

December

$365

Temperature and rainfall in Des Moines by month

Plan your trip to Des Moines by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Des Moines

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Des Moines. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Des Moines. Reviews last updated April 11, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Delta and American Airlines from Lexington to Des Moines to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I love the seamless way that delta ensures that my luggage is on board the plane, I get a notification that it's on board. I love boarding process, orderly and on time. Lots of room in Comfort plus and getting upgraded to first class was everything!

8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I love the seamless way that delta ensures that my luggage is on board the plane, I get a notification that it's on board. I love boarding process, orderly and on time. Lots of room in Comfort plus and getting upgraded to first class was everything!

7.5
Good
1,054 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I love the seamless way that delta ensures that my luggage is on board the plane, I get a notification that it's on board. I love boarding process, orderly and on time. Lots of room in Comfort plus and getting upgraded to first class was everything!

7.4
Good
11,391 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I love the seamless way that delta ensures that my luggage is on board the plane, I get a notification that it's on board. I love boarding process, orderly and on time. Lots of room in Comfort plus and getting upgraded to first class was everything!

7.3
Good
15,011 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,206 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I love the seamless way that delta ensures that my luggage is on board the plane, I get a notification that it's on board. I love boarding process, orderly and on time. Lots of room in Comfort plus and getting upgraded to first class was everything!

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Lexington to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Lexington to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $226, but on average you can expect to pay $511.

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Lexington to Des Moines round-trip from $226. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $428, and Delta, from $432. American Airlines is 42% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

    $114 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Allegiant Air, with prices starting from $278 and $301, respectively.

  • What does LEX to DSM mean?

    This is defined as Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Des Moines Airport (DSM). Codes like Des Moines Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lexington to Des Moines that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Lexington to Des Moines with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lexington to Des Moines that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Lexington to Des Moines flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Lexington to Des Moines?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Lexington to Des Moines?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Lexington to Des Moines by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Lexington to Des Moines that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Lexington to Des Moines?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Lexington to Des Moines flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Lexington to Des Moines flight deals updated?

    The Lexington to Des Moines flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 4/11.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Lexington to Des Moines

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American AirlinesCheapest$206Average$344FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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