Cheap flights from Portland to Des Moines (PDX - DSM)

PDX — DSM
Aug 21 — Aug 281

The best prices from Portland to Des Moines are usually found in April or October, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Portland (PDX) to Des Moines (DSM)

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

PDX - DSM

Price

$149 - $574

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop
Round-trip from$149From Portland to Des Moines
One-way from$123One-way flight from Portland to Des Moines

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

Flights from Portland to Des Moines are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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 Portland to Des Moines?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 19 days in advance to save up to 31% 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 19 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 Portland to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $389, or $536 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Portland with a flight ticket averaging about $398. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $93. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Des Moines (PDX - DSM)?

When flying from Portland to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 23% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Portland to Des Moines in August, September 2022

The best prices found for PDX to DSM flights for August, September
Sep 15 - Sep 18
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$126

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 1 - Sep 4
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$132

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 22 - Sep 25
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$133

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Portland to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Portland found for this year
Oct 6 - Oct 9
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$119

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Sep 15 - Sep 18
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$126

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 1 - Sep 4
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$132

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from Portland to Des Moines

Oct 6 - Oct 9
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$119

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 15 - Sep 18
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$126

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 1 - Sep 4
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$132

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Portland to Des Moines

Sep 23 - Sep 27
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 59m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

17h 25m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Sep 12 - Sep 15
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 23m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

11h 46m
$227

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Sep 8 - Sep 15
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 44m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

11h 46m
$228

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Portland

Save time with Portland to Des Moines direct flight deals
Oct 6 - Oct 9
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$119

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Sep 15 - Sep 18
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$126

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 1 - Sep 4
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$132

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Last minute flights from Portland to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Portland, departing today and this week
Aug 26 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

33h 18m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

12h 15m
$315

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Aug 26 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

9h 04m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$347

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Aug 26 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

9h 04m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

12h 15m
$462

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

One-way flights to Des Moines from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Des Moines
Sep 15
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
$57

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 16/8/22

Sep 1
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
$76

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

Oct 6
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
$79

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Portland to Des Moines that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Allegiant Air, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $166.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Portland to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Des Moines is less than $178.

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

There are currently 6+ open flights from Portland to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Portland to Des Moines flight route?

The Portland to Des Moines flight path was viewed by 13 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 Portland to Des Moines round-trip?

According to our current data, Allegiant Air ($119), and Frontier ($164) offers the cheapest pricing from Portland to Des Moines. These flights start at 70% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

Before booking your flight from Portland to Des Moines check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $501 for a flight from Portland to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $16 while the most popular route, (Portland - Des Moines) is currently priced at $119.

Alternative routes for Portland to Des Moines

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Top 7 airlines flying from Portland to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland 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$10Average$24FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$79Average$224FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$93Average$208FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$164Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$178Average$596FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$190Average$378FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$253Average$518FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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