Cheap flights from Nashville to Des Moines (BNA - DSM)

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The best prices from Nashville Intl to Des Moines are usually found in April or August, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Nashville (BNA) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best BNA to DSM flight in 2021: compare Nashville to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
BNA - DSM
Price
$68 - $446
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 71% potential price drop

Average price

$288

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$68

From Nashville Intl to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Nashville to Des Moines?

April can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Nashville with a flight ticket averaging about $235. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

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

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Nashville to Des Moines from $171 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $181 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nashville to Des Moines (BNA - DSM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Nashville to Des Moines in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 38% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for BNA to DSM flights for December, January
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$58pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$122pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
24 Jan - 27 Jan
$163pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville Intl to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Nashville found for this year
22 Dec - 26 Dec
$187pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
20 Dec - 23 Dec
$198pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
21 Dec - 26 Dec
$224pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Nashville

Save time with Nashville to Des Moines direct flight deals
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$58pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Last minute flights from Nashville to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Nashville, departing today and this week
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$350pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
17 Dec - 22 Dec
$394pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$397pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to Des Moines
12:01 pm - 6:12 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 11m
BNA - DSM
United Airlines
$177
United
1:30 am - 11:09 am
Allegiant Air
3 Stops
33h 39m
BNA - DSM
Allegiant Air
$229
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 6:03 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 03m
BNA - DSM
Delta
$234
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Nashville to Des Moines

Which airlines flying from Nashville Intl to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Nashville Intl to Des Moines have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Nashville to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $58, but on average you can expect to pay $242.

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

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Nashville to Des Moines under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Nashville to Des Moines is less than $58.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nashville to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Nashville to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Nashville to Des Moines a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Nashville to Des Moines?

A quick flight from Nashville to Des Moines can take about 1h 39m. Allegiant Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $58. The distance between Nashville and Des Moines is about 532 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Nashville to Des Moines is Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $58 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $177 and $258 round-trip. These flights start at 75% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Allegiant Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $30. Users have also found prices from $89 and $129 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Nashville to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Nashville to Des Moines is $34. On average you can expect to pay $90. The most popular route, (Nashville Intl - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $58.

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

When booking a flight from Nashville 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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nashville Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Nashville Intl 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 Nashville Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Nashville Intl.

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Alternative routes for Nashville 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 Nashville to Des Moines.
Flight duration from BNA to DSM
1h 34m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Nashville Intl to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Nashville 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
Delta
$121 $358 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$153 $386 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$159 $327 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Nashville to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nashville towards Des Moines.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 85% of BNA to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of BNA to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of BNA to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of BNA to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Nashville to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nashville to Des Moines.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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