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The best prices from Seattle 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)

SEA - DSM
Price
$197 - $446
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 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 to Des Moines

One-way from

$127

One-way flight from Seattle 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 Seattle to Des Moines?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 36% on the overall cost on flights from Seattle to Des Moines.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 58% on flights from Seattle to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $501.

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 April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $199.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Des Moines (SEA - DSM)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Seattle to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SEA to DSM flights for November, December
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$148pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$163pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$181pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Seattle found for next year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$148pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$163pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$181pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$163pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$181pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 2 Jan
$242pp
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
12:15 am - 2:33 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 18m
SEA - DSM
United Airlines
$127
United
7:59 pm - 12:51 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 52m
SEA - DSM
Frontier
$135
FlightNetwork
6:19 am - 4:17 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
43h 58m
SEA - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$165
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $190.

Are there nonstop flights from Seattle to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from Seattle to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

Does it rain more in Seattle or Des Moines?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Seattle is typically greater than that of Des Moines. We can gather that this will continue over the next 23 days.

Is Seattle weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Des Moines is generally hotter than in Seattle. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Des Moines?

Departing from Seattle to Des Moines will take you 6h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Frontier, at $148, was found to be the cheapest airline from Seattle to Des Moines.. Frontier is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $74. Users have also found prices from $127 and $157 on Frontier and United Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Seattle to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Seattle to Des Moines
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines from Seattle 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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