Cheap flights from Louisville to Des Moines (SDF - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Louisville (SDF) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best SDF to DSM flight in 2021: compare Louisville to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Louisville to Des Moines (SDF - DSM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Louisville to Des Moines at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 55% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Des Moines. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Des Moines from Louisville average $325. You can even find prices in May for less than $325, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $133. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Louisville. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 81%.

Cheap flights from Louisville to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SDF to DSM flights for December, January
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$273pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$285pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$292pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Louisville Standiford Field to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Louisville found for this year
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$273pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$292pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$302pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Last minute flights from Louisville to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Louisville, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$273pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$302pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 29 Jan
$376pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

One-way flights to Des Moines from Louisville

The cheapest one-way flights from Louisville to Des Moines
12:44 pm - 4:55 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 11m
SDF - DSM
United Airlines
$83
United
7:52 am - 6:42 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 50m
SDF - DSM
American Airlines
9:00 am - 9:39 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
25h 39m
SDF - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$300
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Flight FAQs

From Louisville to Des Moines

Which airlines flying from Louisville Standiford Field to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Louisville Standiford Field to Des Moines that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Louisville to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $239, but on average you can expect to pay $418.

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

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

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $239. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $285 and $365, respectively. United Airlines is 26% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Louisville to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Louisville to Des Moines is generally $291, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $113. When looking at the most popular route, (Louisville Standiford Field - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $239 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Louisville Standiford Field must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Louisville Standiford Field are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Louisville Standiford Field from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Louisville Standiford Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Louisville Standiford Field.

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Alternative routes for Louisville 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 Louisville to Des Moines.
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Louisville

Louisville Standiford Field (SDF)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Louisville Standiford Field to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Louisville 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
American Airlines
$116 $332 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$126 $311 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$132 $292 No cancel fee 69%
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