Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines (PHL - DSM)

PHL — DSM
Nov 28 — Dec 51

The best prices from Philadelphia to Des Moines are usually found in January or December, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Philadelphia (PHL) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to DSM flight in 2022: compare Philadelphia to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.

PHL - DSM

Price

$288 - $547

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop
Round-trip from$288From Philadelphia to Des Moines
One-way from$170One-way flight from Philadelphia to Des Moines

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

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Philadelphia to Des Moines. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Des Moines.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Philadelphia to Des Moines at least 27 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 27 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines for as little as $433 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $469 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Des Moines. Flights to Des Moines from Philadelphia in January are about $428 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $158.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Des Moines (PHL - DSM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to Des Moines at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 51% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines in November, December 2022

The best prices found for PHL to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 7 - Dec 11
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

26h 25m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 12m
$147

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Nov 30 - Dec 4
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 30m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

18h 54m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 16 - Dec 19
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

9h 33m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

16h 54m
$196

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Philadelphia to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Philadelphia found for this year
Dec 7 - Dec 11
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

26h 25m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 12m
$147

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Nov 30 - Dec 4
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 30m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

18h 54m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 16 - Dec 19
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

9h 33m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

16h 54m
$196

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Cheap United Airlines flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines

Dec 6 - Dec 13
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 13m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

2 stops

13h 56m
$304

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 6 - Dec 13
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

15h 12m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

2 stops

18h 51m
$323

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Jan 27 - Jan 31
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

2 stops

22h 23m
$334

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines

Nov 30 - Dec 4
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 30m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

18h 54m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Jan 4 - Jan 8
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

14h 21m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 23m
$215

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Jan 4 - Jan 8
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

14h 21m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 23m
$216

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
Nov 30 - Dec 4
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 30m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

18h 54m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Nov 30 - Dec 2
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

26h 33m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

10h 59m
$246

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 1 - Dec 4
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 57m
DSM

Des Moines

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

18h 54m
$264

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

One-way flights to Des Moines from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Nov 30
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 30m
$86

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 1
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

25h 56m
$89

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Jan 13
PHL

Philadelphia

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

31h 39m
$118

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Philadelphia to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $143, but on average you can expect to pay $202.

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

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

How popular is this Philadelphia to Des Moines flight route?

Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines have been viewed 11 times in the past calendar month.

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

Frontier, at $215, was found to be the cheapest airline from Philadelphia to Des Moines. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. Frontier is priced at 49% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $86 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $142 and United Airlines from $172 one-way.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Philadelphia to Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Philadelphia to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $675, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $122. The most popular route (Philadelphia - Des Moines), is priced around $143.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Des Moines

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Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$15Average$25FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$126Average$244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$268Average$475FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$279Average$495FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$307Average$491FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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