Cheap flights from Reagan-National to Des Moines (DCA - DSM)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Reagan-National (DCA) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best DCA to DSM flight in 2021: compare Reagan-National to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
DCA - DSM
Price
$236 - $400
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines

One-way from

$204

One-way flight from Washington Reagan-National 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 month to fly from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Washington Reagan-National Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $349 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $246. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines (DCA - DSM)?

When flying from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines?

Find a great deal and save up to 40% by booking at least 28 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 Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $404.

Cheap flights from Reagan-National to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for DCA to DSM flights for December, January
12 Jan - 26 Jan
$177pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
12 Jan - 26 Jan
$185pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$187pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Reagan-National found for this year
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$228pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$261pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$268pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Reagan-National

Save time with Reagan-National to Des Moines direct flight deals
12 Jan - 26 Jan
$177pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$187pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$229pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Last minute flights from Reagan-National to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Reagan-National, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$228pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$261pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$268pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

One-way flights to Des Moines from Washington Reagan-National

The cheapest one-way flights from Reagan-National to Des Moines
2:00 am - 9:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 15m
DCA - DSM
Frontier
$204
Flights by SU
2:45 pm - 6:12 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 27m
DCA - DSM
United Airlines
$249
United
2:35 am - 6:51 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 16m
DCA - DSM
Delta
$259
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Reagan-National</span> to <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Reagan-National to Des Moines

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Washington Reagan-National?

For a flight from Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines, you will be flying into Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 1 inbound flight from Washington Reagan-National per day. 5 airlines have flights to Des Moines from Washington Reagan-National on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $177, but on average you can expect to pay $270.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines is less than $379.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($177), Delta ($205), and United Airlines ($314) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines. American Airlines is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $98. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines?

When booking a flight from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines? While on average our users pay $255, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $92. The most popular route (Washington Reagan-National - Des Moines), is priced around $205.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines?

Consider Republic Airways (78%), PSA Airlines (72%) or American Airlines (72%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington Reagan-National Airport to Des Moines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from Reagan-National?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Des Moines within the United States

Most visitors from Washington Reagan-National need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington Reagan-National must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington Reagan-National are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to Reagan-National from Des Moines?

Returning to Washington Reagan-National from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington Reagan-National.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Washington Reagan-National.

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Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Reagan-National to Des Moines.
Flight duration from Washington Reagan-National to DSM
2h 45m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from Washington Reagan-National to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Reagan-National 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
$118 $293 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$154 $351 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$165 $232 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$238 $415 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Reagan-National to Des Moines

See what time of day planes typically take off from Reagan-National towards Des Moines.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 71% of DCA to DSM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of DCA to DSM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DCA to DSM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of DCA to DSM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Reagan-National to Des Moines
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Reagan-National to Des Moines.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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