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Cheap flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines (MKE - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Milwaukee (MKE) to Des Moines (DSM)

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Milwaukee to Des Moines?

Find a great deal and save up to 58% by booking at least 25 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Milwaukee to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $363.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Des Moines. Flights to Des Moines from Milwaukee in April are about $308 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $199.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Milwaukee to Des Moines (MKE - DSM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Milwaukee to Des Moines in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for MKE to DSM flights for December, January
4 Jan - 7 Jan
$148pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
14 Dec - 21 Dec
$217pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$284pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell

Milwaukee to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Milwaukee found for this year
14 Dec - 21 Dec
$217pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$284pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$499pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell

One-way flights to Des Moines from Milwaukee

The cheapest one-way flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines
6:14 am - 11:59 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 45m
MKE - DSM
Delta
$119
Delta
7:19 am - 8:58 am
Frontier
2 Stops
25h 39m
MKE - DSM
Frontier
$132
Kiwi.com
5:14 am - 8:58 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
27h 44m
MKE - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$188
Gotogate

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

Flight FAQs

From Milwaukee to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $464.

Are there nonstop flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Milwaukee to Des Moines?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

Does it rain more in Milwaukee or Des Moines?

Milwaukee will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Des Moines over the next 13 days.

Is Milwaukee weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Des Moines is typically hotter than in Milwaukee. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Milwaukee to Des Moines?

For as low as $148, Delta can have you in Des Moines from Milwaukee in 4h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Milwaukee to Des Moines is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $148 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $215 and $217 round-trip. Delta is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$119 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier, with prices from $132.

Alternative routes for Milwaukee to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

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

Airports servicing Milwaukee

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines from Milwaukee to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Milwaukee 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
$177 $294 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$124 $348 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$130 $349 No cancel fee N/A
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