Cheap flights from New York to Des Moines (NYC - DSM)

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The best prices from New York to Des Moines are usually found in January or October, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to DSM flight in 2022: compare New York to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
NYC - DSM
Price
$236 - $488
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Rainfall
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From New York (NYC) to Des Moines

One-way from

$27

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Des Moines?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 34% 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 New York to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $399, or $520 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Des Moines (NYC - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New York to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 36% on airfare.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Des Moines?

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $388 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $120. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 45% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from New York to Des Moines in August, September 2022

The best prices found for NYC to DSM flights for August, September
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$89pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

New York to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from New York found for this year
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from New York to Des Moines

22 Sep - 25 Sep
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$89pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Cheap United Airlines flights from New York to Des Moines

17 Jan - 24 Jan
$291pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$324pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
7 Sep - 13 Sep
$349pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from New York

Save time with New York to Des Moines direct flight deals
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from New York, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$198pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$225pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$235pp
EWR
Newark
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Des Moines from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Des Moines
8:55 am - 11:10 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 15m
EWR - DSM
Allegiant Air
$27
Gotogate
8:55 am - 11:10 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 15m
EWR - DSM
Allegiant Air
$32
Gotogate
8:55 am - 11:10 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 15m
EWR - DSM
Allegiant Air
$37
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Des Moines

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from New York?

Most people fly into Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight to Des Moines from New York. On average, Des Moines has 1 inbound flight from New York per day from 6 airlines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Des Moines’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New York to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Des Moines under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Des Moines is less than $173.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Des Moines round-trip?

Allegiant Air, at $70, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Des Moines.. Users have found that Allegiant Air is 81% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from New York to Des Moines is generally $435, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $303. When looking at the most popular route, (New York LaGuardia - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $270 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Des Moines?

Most travelers choose New York LaGuardia - Des Moines, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Des Moines or Newark - Des Moines when deciding on the best route from New York to Des Moines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to New York from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Alternative routes for New York to Des Moines

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

Top 4 airlines flying from New York to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Allegiant Air
$73 $228 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$134 $440 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$169 $431 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$270 $490 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Des Moines.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of NYC to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of NYC to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of NYC to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Des Moines.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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