Cheap flights from Memphis to Des Moines (MEM - DSM) from $264

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Des Moines departing on 3/26. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEM — DSM
Mar 3 — Mar 101

The best prices from Memphis to Des Moines are usually found in February or September, booked 71 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Memphis to Des Moines

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Memphis (MEM) 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 February 27, 2024.

Popular in

May

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$280

Round-trip from

$323
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Memphis to Des Moines

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday 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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Memphis 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 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 103% on flights from Memphis to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 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 $385. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $487.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Memphis. Users have commonly found prices around $390 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $243. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Memphis to Des Moines (MEM - DSM)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Memphis to Des Moines in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 30% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Memphis to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Memphis 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 3,397,584 searches. Data last updated February 27, 2024.
Fri 3/295:15 amMEM - DSM
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/12:15 pmDSM - MEM
1 stop7h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$321
Fri 3/297:00 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 30mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/112:47 pmDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$326
Fri 3/2910:41 amMEM - DSM
2 stops9h 17mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/111:35 amDSM - MEM
2 stops10h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$465

Cheap Memphis to Des Moines flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Memphis to Des Moines specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,397,584 searches. Prices were last updated on February 27, 2024.
Tue 3/267:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop4h 12mDelta
Wed 3/276:57 amDSM - MEM
1 stop4h 38mDelta
Deal found 2/26$264
Fri 3/295:15 amMEM - DSM
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/12:15 pmDSM - MEM
1 stop7h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$321
Fri 3/297:00 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 30mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/112:47 pmDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$326
Fri 3/2910:41 amMEM - DSM
2 stops9h 17mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/111:35 amDSM - MEM
2 stops10h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$465
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/64:57 pmDSM - MEM
1 stop5h 43mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$564
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/66:01 amDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$568
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
2 stops11h 49mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/66:01 amDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$573

Memphis to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Memphis and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,397,584 searches. Data last updated February 27, 2024.
Tue 3/267:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop4h 12mDelta
Wed 3/276:57 amDSM - MEM
1 stop4h 38mDelta
Deal found 2/26$264
Fri 3/295:15 amMEM - DSM
1 stop8h 15mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/12:15 pmDSM - MEM
1 stop7h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$321
Fri 3/297:00 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 30mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/112:47 pmDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$326
Fri 3/2910:41 amMEM - DSM
2 stops9h 17mAmerican Airlines
Mon 4/111:35 amDSM - MEM
2 stops10h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$465
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/64:57 pmDSM - MEM
1 stop5h 43mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$564
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
1 stop6h 04mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/66:01 amDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$568
Wed 2/287:13 amMEM - DSM
2 stops11h 49mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/66:01 amDSM - MEM
2 stops8h 28mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/27$573

One-way flights to Des Moines from Memphis

Search for one-way flight options from Memphis 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 3,397,584 searches. Data last updated February 27, 2024.
Fri 3/85:20 amMEM - DSM
1 stop5h 24mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/26$336
Fri 3/85:20 amMEM - DSM
2 stops15h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/26$479

Find flights from Memphis to Des Moines within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Memphis 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 3,397,584 searches. Data last updated February 27, 2024.

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Price

MemphisDes Moines

MEM - DSM

MEMDSM

Memphis

Tue 3/26

1 stop4h 12m

Des Moines

Wed 3/27

1 stop4h 38m

$264

MemphisDes Moines

MEM - DSM

MEMDSM

Memphis

Fri 3/29

1 stop8h 15m

Des Moines

Mon 4/1

1 stop7h 20m

$321

MemphisDes Moines

MEM - DSM

MEMDSM

Memphis

Fri 3/29

1 stop6h 30m

Des Moines

Mon 4/1

2 stops8h 48m

$326

MemphisDes Moines

MEM - DSM

MEMDSM

Memphis

Fri 3/29

2 stops9h 17m

Des Moines

Mon 4/1

2 stops10h 00m

$465

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Deals found on 2/26

When is the best time to book a flight from Memphis to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Memphis to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Memphis to Des Moines, you should look to book at least 70 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Memphis to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Memphis to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Memphis to Des Moines flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday 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 Memphis to Des Moines by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Memphis to Des Moines is currently $408 while a round-trip flight costs $344. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Memphis to Des Moines (average of $323). Flying from Memphis to Des Moines in June is currently the most expensive (average of $454). 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

$389

April

$379

May

$408

June

$454

July

$433

August

$385

September

$347

October

$370

November

$384

December

$370

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 February 27, 2024.
8.1
Very good
11,830 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

8.1
Very good
11,830 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,830 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

7.3
Good
15,581 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,830 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Memphis to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $264, but on average you can expect to pay $344.

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

Currently priced at $264, Delta will fly you from Memphis to Des Moines and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on American Airlines for as low as $321. These flights start at 32% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

What does MEM to DSM mean?

MEM and DSM are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. MEM to DSM refers to a flight route from Memphis Airport to Des Moines Airport.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Memphis to Des Moines

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Memphis to Des Moines. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,397,584 searches. Data last updated February 27, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
DeltaCheapest$198Average$345FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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American AirlinesCheapest$233Average$404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$435Average$469FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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