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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)

PHX - DSM
Price
$148 - $296
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 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

$71

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 67%.

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 58% 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 $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $501.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Phoenix. Prices for April average $308 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Des Moines (PHX - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Phoenix to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for PHX to DSM flights for November, December
24 Dec - 1 Jan
$104pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Dec - 30 Dec
$125pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Dec - 1 Jan
$128pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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 next year
24 Dec - 1 Jan
$104pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Dec - 30 Dec
$125pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Dec - 1 Jan
$128pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$192pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
12 Mar - 17 Mar
$229pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Feb - 8 Mar
$234pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Des Moines
3:05 pm - 5:49 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 44m
PHX - DSM
American Airlines
4:59 pm - 12:52 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
18h 53m
PHX - DSM
Frontier
$113
Kiwi.com
5:15 pm - 8:41 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 26m
PHX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$116
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Des Moines include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor 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, Frontier, and United Airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl 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 $104, but on average you can expect to pay $152.

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 $372.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Des Moines have been viewed 65 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Des Moines a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Phoenix or Des Moines?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Phoenix is roughly less than Des Moines. You can assume this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 108 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Des Moines is generally colder than in Phoenix. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Des Moines?

American Airlines and Frontier can get you from Phoenix to Des Moines in just under 2h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 31m. The distance between Phoenix and Des Moines is about 1154 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($104), and American Airlines ($136) offers the cheapest pricing from Phoenix to Des Moines. Frontier is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $50 on Frontier. Another option is American Airlines, who have fights from $67.

Alternative routes for Phoenix to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Phoenix to Des Moines
Flight duration
2h 53m
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines 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%
Allegiant Air
$98 $225 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$117 $294 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $314 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Des Moines

Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of PHX to DSM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of PHX to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of PHX to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of PHX to DSM departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Des Moines
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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