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

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The best prices from Portland to Des Moines are usually found in January or September, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

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

PDX - DSM
Price
$261 - $486
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from $261 From Portland to Des Moines
One-way from $253 One-way flight from Portland 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 Portland to Des Moines?

Users have found that flying from Portland to Des Moines on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Portland to Des Moines at least 53 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 53 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Portland to Des Moines for as little as $216 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 $239 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Des Moines from Portland average $211. You can even find prices in September for less than $211, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $117. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Portland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% on flights from Portland to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Portland to Des Moines in September, October 2020

The best prices found for PDX to DSM flights for September, October
12 Oct - 16 Oct
$200pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$234pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$258pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Des Moines 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Portland found for this year
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$180pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
12 Oct - 16 Oct
$200pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$232pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Portland, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 8 Oct
$364pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Oct - 8 Oct
$429pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Oct - 7 Oct
$466pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Des Moines from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Des Moines
5:00 am - 2:59 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 59m
PDX - DSM
Delta
$253
Delta
1:20 am - 3:57 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 37m
PDX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$627
United
1:20 am - 3:57 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 37m
PDX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$641
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland 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 Portland 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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $180, but on average you can expect to pay $332.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Portland to Des Moines, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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 flight route?

Flights from Portland to Des Moines have been viewed 13 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Portland or Des Moines?

The rainfall in Portland is generally more than the rainfall in Des Moines. This will continue over the next 9 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Des Moines is generally hotter than in Portland. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Portland to Des Moines?

For as low as $922, Delta can have you in Des Moines from Portland in 5h 23m.

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

Currently priced at $266, Delta will fly you from Portland to Des Moines and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Delta is 26% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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 $253 on Delta.

Alternative routes for Portland to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to Des Moines
Average temperature for September in Des Moines
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Des Moines
3.2 ″

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