Cheap flights from Richmond to Des Moines (RIC - DSM)

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines are usually found in August or July, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to DSM flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
RIC - DSM
Price
$180 - $825
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 54% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 53% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$180

From Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines

One-way from

$105

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd 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 Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 77% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Richmond, Virginia. Users have commonly found prices around $379 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $178. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines (RIC - DSM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 15% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

Users have found that booking a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines at least 34 days early can save you up to 61% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 34 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines for as little as $422 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 $501 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Des Moines in October, November 2021

The best prices found for RIC to DSM flights for October, November
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$215pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$235pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$241pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Richmond found for this year
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$215pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$235pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$241pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Richmond, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$431pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$475pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$526pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Des Moines
6:40 am - 6:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 20m
RIC - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$105
Gotogate
4:58 pm - 10:45 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
18h 47m
RIC - DSM
Allegiant Air
$147
Gotogate
1:00 am - 6:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 00m
RIC - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$128
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Des Moines

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $215, but on average you can expect to pay $289.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines round-trip?

Currently priced at $266, American Airlines will fly you from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Allegiant Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $276 and $280, respectively. American Airlines is 29% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines is $153. On average you can expect to pay $425. The most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $215.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from Richmond?

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

Most visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to Richmond from Des Moines?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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Alternative routes for Richmond to Des Moines

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

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Des Moines.
Average temperature for October in Des Moines
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Des Moines
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond 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
$173 $374 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$178 $362 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$188 $389 No cancel fee N/A
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