Cheap flights from Phoenix to Des Moines (PHX - DSM)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Des Moines are usually found in January or August, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to DSM flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
PH1 - DSM
Price
$148 - $296
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$148

From Phoenix to Des Moines

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from Phoenix to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Des Moines (PH1 - DSM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Phoenix to Des Moines in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 65% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 54% on flights from Phoenix to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $205. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $283.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Des Moines in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHX to DSM flights for October, November
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$128pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$133pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
18 Nov - 22 Nov
$136pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Phoenix found for this year
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$128pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$133pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
18 Nov - 22 Nov
$136pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Des Moines direct flight deals
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$154pp
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$161pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$225pp
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Phoenix, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 6 Nov
$159pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
29 Oct - 8 Nov
$161pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$163pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Des Moines
7:15 pm - 5:36 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 21m
PHX - DSM
Delta
$98
Delta
1:00 am - 2:02 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 02m
PHX - DSM
Frontier
$113
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 9:43 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
6h 43m
AZA - DSM
Allegiant Air
$114
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Des Moines

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

Most people fly into Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight to Des Moines from Phoenix. On average, Des Moines has 4 inbound flights from Phoenix per day from 6 airlines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Des Moines’s city center.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $172.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Des Moines is less than $276.

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

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

How popular is this Phoenix to Des Moines flight route?

The Phoenix to Des Moines flight path was viewed by 65 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Frontier, at $128, was found to be the cheapest airline from Phoenix to Des Moines.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Allegiant Air. These flights start at 39% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $64. Users have also found prices from $69 and $98 on Allegiant Air and Delta, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight to Des Moines from Phoenix, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Mesa Airlines (100%), American Airlines (88%), Alaska Airlines( 81%).

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Phoenix to Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to Des Moines is $51. On average you can expect to pay $457. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $163.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

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

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

Returning to Phoenix from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Phoenix.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Alternative routes for Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Phoenix to DSM
3h 03m
Average temperature for October in Des Moines
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Des Moines
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines flying from Phoenix to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix 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
Frontier
$38 $121 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$90 $223 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $314 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$98 $232 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$117 $294 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards Des Moines.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of PHX to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of PHX to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHX to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Des Moines.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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