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Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines (RDU - DSM)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines are usually found in August or April, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Des Moines (DSM)

RDU - DSM
Price
$181 - $414
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$181

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines

One-way from

$40

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 60% on the overall cost on flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines?

Find a great deal and save up to 58% by booking at least 25 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $363.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines?

April can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Raleigh-Durham Intl with a flight ticket averaging about $308. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines (RDU - DSM)?

When flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 20% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for RDU to DSM flights for November, December
30 Nov - 6 Dec
$254pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$277pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$283pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for next year
30 Nov - 6 Dec
$254pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$277pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$283pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$277pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$299pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$365pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Des Moines from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines
2:55 pm - 12:49 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 54m
RDU - DSM
Frontier
1:03 am - 9:55 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 52m
RDU - DSM
American Airlines
6:54 am - 8:41 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 47m
RDU - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$115
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Useful info, stats and facts about Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Des Moines. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $227.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Des Moines?

The rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is generally less than the rainfall in Des Moines. This will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Des Moines is colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines?

For as low as $371, American Airlines can have you in Des Moines from Raleigh-Durham Intl in 4h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($219), Delta ($222), and United Airlines ($246) offers the cheapest pricing from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines. You may be able to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for 27% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $40. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines for a low price.

Alternative routes for Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
United Airlines
$110 $309 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$108 $357 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$129 $365 No cancel fee N/A
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