Cheap flights from Seattle to Des Moines (SEA - DSM)

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The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines are usually found in August or April, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to DSM flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
SEA - DSM
Price
$197 - $446
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines

One-way from

$96

One-way flight from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Des Moines (SEA - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Seattle to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Seattle to Des Moines?

To save on the cost of your flight from Seattle to Des Moines, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 54% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $297 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $430.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Seattle to Des Moines?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 34% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Seattle to Des Moines?

Flights from Seattle to Des Moines lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Seattle to Des Moines in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $129.

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

The best prices found for SEA to DSM flights for October, November
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$138pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
22 Nov - 26 Nov
$155pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
22 Nov - 26 Nov
$158pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Seattle found for this year
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$138pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
22 Nov - 26 Nov
$155pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
22 Nov - 26 Nov
$158pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Seattle, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$138pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
29 Oct - 12 Nov
$231pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$232pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Des Moines
7:15 am - 4:51 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 36m
SEA - DSM
Delta
$96
Delta
7:59 pm - 7:33 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 34m
SEA - DSM
Frontier
$125
JustFly
9:59 am - 7:04 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 05m
SEA - DSM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Des Moines

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Delta, and American 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 Seattle to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Seattle to Des Moines flight route?

The Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines flight path was viewed by 43 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Seattle to Des Moines round-trip?

Frontier, at $88, was found to be the cheapest airline from Seattle to Des Moines.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. Frontier is priced at 70% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Seattle to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $51. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Seattle to Des Moines for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $472 for a flight from Seattle to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $109 while the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Des Moines) is currently priced at $171.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Seattle to Des Moines?

Before booking your flight from Seattle to Des Moines check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Alternative routes for Seattle 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 Seattle to Des Moines.
Average temperature for October in Des Moines
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Des Moines
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
$112 $222 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$142 $357 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$142 $372 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$144 $388 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$162 $392 No cancel fee 75%
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