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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)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Minneapolis 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.

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

To save up to 58% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Minneapolis to Des Moines from $363 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $501 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Des Moines from Minneapolis average $308. You can even find prices in April for less than $308, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $199. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Minneapolis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Minneapolis to Des Moines in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for MSP to DSM flights for December, January
17 Dec - 18 Dec
$140pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
16 Dec - 18 Dec
$143pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Dec - 18 Dec
$148pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis found for this year
17 Dec - 18 Dec
$140pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
16 Dec - 18 Dec
$143pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Dec - 18 Dec
$148pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Des Moines direct flight deals
29 Dec - 3 Jan
$179pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$199pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
10 Feb - 11 Feb
$237pp
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
12 Dec - 18 Dec
$148pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Dec - 17 Dec
$160pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
12 Dec - 17 Dec
$168pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Des Moines from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines
12:05 pm - 5:37 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
17h 32m
MSP - DSM
United Airlines
$97
United
10:40 am - 11:54 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 14m
MSP - DSM
Delta
$119
Delta
8:35 pm - 3:01 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 26m
MSP - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$309
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Des Moines are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $140, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines is less than $291.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

Does it rain more in Minneapolis or Des Moines?

The rainfall in Minneapolis is generally same as the rainfall in Des Moines. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Des Moines is generally hotter than in Minneapolis.

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines?

Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from Minneapolis to Des Moines in just under 1h 12m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 13m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Minneapolis to Des Moines is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $158 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and Delta, starting at $169 and $179 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 37% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines are United Airlines ($97) and Delta ($119).

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Minneapolis to Des Moines
Flight duration
1h 15m
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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of MSP to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of MSP to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of MSP to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSP to DSM departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Des Moines
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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