Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines (MSP - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to DSM flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 104%.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Des Moines. Flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis in July are about $254 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $133.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Des Moines (MSP - DSM)?

When flying from Minneapolis 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 36% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for MSP to DSM flights for December, January
31 Dec - 7 Jan
$159pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Dec - 29 Dec
$179pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$199pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis found for this year
31 Dec - 7 Jan
$159pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Dec - 29 Dec
$179pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$199pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Des Moines direct flight deals
31 Dec - 7 Jan
$159pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Dec - 29 Dec
$179pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$199pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$232pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$233pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$278pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines
7:18 pm - 5:27 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 09m
MSP - DSM
Frontier
$133
Kiwi.com
10:40 am - 11:54 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 14m
MSP - DSM
Delta
$149
Delta
1:09 pm - 5:13 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
28h 04m
MSP - DSM
Allegiant Air
$155
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Minneapolis</span> to <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Des Moines

What airports do I use to fly from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

If you book a flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines. Flights to Des Moines (DSM) from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) take 1h 03m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines per day from 4 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $159, but on average you can expect to pay $264.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines is less than $266.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How many flights depart from Minneapolis to Des Moines on average per day?

On average 3 flights depart from Minneapolis to Des Moines per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

Departing from Minneapolis to Des Moines will take you 1h 12m. Minneapolis and Des Moines are separated by a distance of 233 mi. 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 Minneapolis to Des Moines round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines round-trip from $159. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $314, and United Airlines, from $341. Delta is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $68. Users have also found prices from $99 and $107 on Delta and Frontier, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Minneapolis to Des Moines on time: KLM (97%), Air France (96%), Endeavor Airlines (96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $267, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $125. The most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Des Moines), is priced around $159.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Des Moines

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Des Moines.
Flight duration from MSP to DSM
1h 14m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Des Moines

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Des Moines.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of MSP to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of MSP to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of MSP to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MSP to DSM departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Des Moines.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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