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

RIC — DSM
Dec 6 — Dec 131

The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines are usually found in January or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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 2022: compare Richmond to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.

RIC - DSM

Price

$255 - $847

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 43% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 48% potential price drop
Round-trip from$255From Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines
One-way from$251One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Des Moines

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 99% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 61 days early can save you up to 37% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines for as little as $593 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 $652 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Richmond, Virginia. Users have commonly found prices around $486 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $255. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

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 morning. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for RIC to DSM flights for December, January
Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

25h 14m
$263

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 5 - Dec 8
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

18h 35m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

23h 04m
$299

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

26h 21m
$309

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Richmond to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Richmond found for this year
Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

25h 14m
$263

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 5 - Dec 8
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

18h 35m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

23h 04m
$299

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

26h 21m
$309

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Cheap American Airlines flights from Richmond to Des Moines

Jan 9 - Jan 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 28m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

7h 19m
$268

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Jan 20 - Jan 23
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

7h 19m
$343

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 6 - Dec 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 05m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$501

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap United Airlines flights from Richmond to Des Moines

Jan 9 - Jan 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 03m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

27h 21m
$334

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Apr 4 - Apr 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 20m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

11h 57m
$402

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Jan 9 - Jan 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

17h 53m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

15h 13m
$443

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Last minute flights from Richmond to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Richmond, departing today and this week
Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

25h 14m
$263

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

26h 21m
$309

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 7 - Dec 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

22h 55m
$429

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

One-way flights to Des Moines from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Des Moines
Jan 27
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

26h 14m
$91

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 27
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 42m
$127

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

3 stops

20h 43m
$138

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Related info for your journey

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

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

Delta, American Airlines, 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 American Airlines for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $503.

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

There are currently 15+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Currently priced at $268, 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 Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $334 and $533, respectively. American Airlines is 44% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Des Moines one-way?

$127 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and United Airlines, with prices starting from $273 and $340, respectively.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta 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 $217. On average you can expect to pay $527. The most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $263.

Alternative routes for Richmond to Des Moines

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Top 3 airlines flying from Richmond 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$270Average$471FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$344Average$531FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$344Average$514FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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