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Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines (SLC - DSM)

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The best prices from Salt Lake City to Des Moines are usually found in August or July, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Salt Lake City (SLC) to Des Moines (DSM)

SLC - DSM
Price
$198 - $466
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$198

From Salt Lake City to Des Moines

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

Flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Des Moines.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

To save up to 58% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Salt Lake City to Des Moines from $363 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $501 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Salt Lake City. Prices for April average $308 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Salt Lake City to Des Moines (SLC - DSM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Salt Lake City to Des Moines in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for SLC to DSM flights for December, January
17 Dec - 4 Jan
$68pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$143pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
16 Dec - 21 Dec
$146pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Salt Lake City found for this year
17 Dec - 4 Jan
$68pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
16 Dec - 21 Dec
$146pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$147pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City

One-way flights to Des Moines from Salt Lake City

The cheapest one-way flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines
2:25 pm - 2:31 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
23h 06m
SLC - DSM
Frontier
$125
Gotogate
12:30 am - 5:31 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
28h 01m
SLC - DSM
United Airlines
$279
United
7:55 pm - 3:36 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
18h 41m
SLC - DSM
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Salt Lake City to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Salt Lake City to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Salt Lake City to Des Moines are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Salt Lake City to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, Frontier, 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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

Are there nonstop flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in Salt Lake City or Des Moines?

In Salt Lake City, there will be same rainfall in Salt Lake City compared to Des Moines over the next 12 days.

Is Salt Lake City weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 95 °F range in July. The weather in Des Moines is generally colder than Salt Lake City's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and Frontier fly from Salt Lake City to Des Moines in about 6h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 56m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Salt Lake City to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Salt Lake City to Des Moines is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $68 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $203. Frontier is currently priced 76% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Salt Lake City to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Salt Lake City to Des Moines are Frontier ($40), United Airlines ($137), and Delta ($149).

Alternative routes for Salt Lake City to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Salt Lake City to Des Moines
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Salt Lake City

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Salt Lake City 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
Frontier
$121 $259 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$142 $303 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$158 $330 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$137 $334 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

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