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Cheap flights from Minnesota (MN) to Des Moines (DSM)

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Minnesota to Des Moines (DSM)

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 25 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Minnesota to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $363, or $501 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Des Moines from Minnesota 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 Minnesota. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

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

The best prices found for Minnesota 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

Minnesota to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Minnesota 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 Minnesota

Save time with Minnesota 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
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
16 Dec - 19 Dec
$239pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minnesota to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Minnesota, 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 Minnesota

The cheapest one-way flights from Minnesota to Des Moines
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
Kiwi.com
6:20 am - 3:33 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
9h 13m
DLH - DSM
United Airlines
$321
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Minnesota to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Minnesota 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 Minnesota to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minnesota 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 Minnesota to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Minnesota to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minnesota to Des Moines is less than $309.

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

There are currently 12+ open flights from Minnesota to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

When booking a flight from Minnesota 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.

What are the cheapest Flights from Minnesota to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $199 for a flight from Minnesota to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $129 while the most popular route, (Duluth Intl - Des Moines) is currently priced at $198.

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

Before booking your flight to Des Moines from Minnesota, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: SkyWest Airlines (100%), WestJet (98%), KLM( 96%).

How long is the flight from Minnesota to Des Moines?

A quick flight from Minnesota to Des Moines can take about 1h 12m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $179. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Minnesota 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.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $97. Check flights for Delta, as they currently have the next best price.

Arrival points for flights from Minnesota to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Minnesota 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

Brainerd (BRD)
Duluth (DLH)
Hibbing (HIB)
Falls Intl (INL)
Mankato (MKT)

Airports servicing Des Moines

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