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)

All the information you need to plan the best MKE to DSM flight in 2021: compare Milwaukee to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Milwaukee to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Des Moines from Milwaukee average $318. You can even find prices in August for less than $318, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $114. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Milwaukee. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 102%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Milwaukee to Des Moines at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 42% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 129%.

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

The best prices found for MKE to DSM flights for December, January
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$215pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$239pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$255pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell

Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Milwaukee found for this year
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$215pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$239pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
17 Dec - 8 Jan
$264pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell

Last minute flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Milwaukee, departing today and this week
15 Dec - 8 Jan
$265pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
14 Dec - 19 Dec
$309pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$339pp
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
12:50 pm - 11:51 am
Frontier
2 Stops
23h 01m
MKE - DSM
Frontier
$125
Kiwi.com
6:00 am - 12:04 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 04m
MKE - DSM
American Airlines
7:45 am - 11:54 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 09m
MKE - DSM
Delta
$199
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Milwaukee to Des Moines

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $215, but on average you can expect to pay $294.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Milwaukee to Des Moines flight route?

The Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell to Des Moines flight path was viewed by 11 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

American Airlines, at $255, was found to be the cheapest airline from Milwaukee to Des Moines.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Milwaukee to Des Moines are American Airlines ($76), Delta ($78), and Frontier ($125).

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

When booking a flight from Milwaukee to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Milwaukee to Des Moines is $88. On average you can expect to pay $280. The most popular route, (Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $175.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell 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 Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell.

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Alternative routes for Milwaukee 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 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 flying from Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell 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
United Airlines
$124 $348 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$130 $349 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$177 $294 No cancel fee 71%
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