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

PDX — DSM
Aug 13 — Aug 201

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
Average price$326Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$149From 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 22 - Sep 25
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$134

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Sep 15 - Sep 20
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

17h 25m
$151

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 5 - Sep 11
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 54m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$153

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Portland to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Portland found for this year
Sep 22 - Sep 25
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$134

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Sep 15 - Sep 20
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

17h 25m
$151

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 5 - Sep 11
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 54m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$153

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from Portland to Des Moines

Sep 22 - Sep 25
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$134

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Oct 6 - Oct 13
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$157

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 25 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$165

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Portland to Des Moines

Aug 22 - Aug 23
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 18m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

12h 02m
$238

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Oct 14 - Oct 16
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 31m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

13h 05m
$242

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Portland

Save time with Portland to Des Moines direct flight deals
Sep 22 - Sep 25
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$134

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Oct 6 - Oct 13
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$157

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 25 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$165

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Last minute flights from Portland to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Portland, departing today and this week
Aug 17 - Aug 30
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

21h 36m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

12h 02m
$251

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 17 - Aug 28
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

21h 36m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

3h 33m
$254

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 18 - Aug 30
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

PDX

Portland

1 stop

12h 02m
$266

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

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
$64

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 8
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
$72

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 22
PDX

Portland

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 11m
$79

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

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 $134, but on average you can expect to pay $185.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Portland to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Des Moines is less than $216.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

According to our current data, Allegiant Air ($134), offers the cheapest pricing from Portland to Des Moines. This flight start at 66% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on Allegiant Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $86 and Delta from $216 one-way.

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 $500 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 $134.

Alternative routes for Portland to Des Moines

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

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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Hourly flight availability from Portland to Des Moines

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Weekly flight availability from Portland to Des Moines

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Des Moines
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Monday0daily flights
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Thursday1daily flight
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