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How to find the cheapest flight from
St Louis (STL) to Des Moines (DSM)

STL - DSM
Price
$105 - $342
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 52% potential price drop

Average price

$238

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$105

From St Louis 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 St Louis to Des Moines?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 82% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from St Louis to Des Moines at least 25 days early can save you up to 58% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 25 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from St Louis to Des Moines for as little as $363 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St Louis to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Des Moines from St Louis average $308. You can even find prices in April for less than $308, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $199. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from St Louis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St Louis to Des Moines (STL - DSM)?

When flying from St Louis to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 39% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from St Louis to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for STL to DSM flights for November, December
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$122pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$145pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$234pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

St Louis to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from St Louis found for next year
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$122pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$145pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$234pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Des Moines from St Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St Louis to Des Moines
1:25 am - 11:54 am
Delta
2 Stops
10h 29m
STL - DSM
Delta
$118
Delta
1:30 am - 8:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 40m
STL - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$169
Kiwi.com
12:15 pm - 2:17 pm
Linear Air Taxi
Nonstop
2h 02m
STL - DSM
Linear Air Taxi
$2,178
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From St Louis to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from St Louis 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 St Louis 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 Lambert-St Louis 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from Lambert-St Louis to Des Moines include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Lambert-St Louis to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from St Louis to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from St Louis to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $188.

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

There are no nonstop flights from St Louis 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 St Louis or Des Moines?

In St Louis, there will be greater rainfall in St Louis compared to Des Moines over the next 12 days.

Is St Louis weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Des Moines is generally colder than St Louis'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 St Louis to Des Moines?

Airlines like American Airlines and Delta fly from St Louis to Des Moines in about 5h 37m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from St Louis to Des Moines round-trip from $122. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is American Airlines. These flights start at 44% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $73. Users have also found tickets on Linear Air Taxi for as little as $2,178.

Alternative routes for St Louis to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

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

Airports servicing St. Louis

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines from St Louis to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St Louis 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
Delta
$100 $283 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$204 $340 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$100 $344 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from St Louis to Des Moines

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Weekly flight availability
from St Louis to Des Moines
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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