Cheap flights from State College to Des Moines (SCE - DSM) from $457

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/17. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SCE — DSM
May 29 — Jun 51

Cheap flight deals from State College to Des Moines

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from State College (SCE) to Des Moines (DSM). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

Popular in

February

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$647

Round-trip from

$323
High demand for flights, 44% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 55% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From State College University Park to Des Moines

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 138% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from State College to Des Moines?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from State College. Prices for January average $568 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $256. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February. Opting for a January flight can save you 77% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from State College to Des Moines (SCE - DSM)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from State College to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap American Airlines flights from State College to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between State College and Des Moines. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest American Airlines flights we've come across from State College to Des Moines. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 7/171:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$457
Tue 7/161:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops10h 46mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$567
Tue 7/161:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops6h 54mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/235:48 amDSM - SCE
2 stops9h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$568
Fri 7/191:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 39mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$602
Fri 7/191:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 39mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/235:48 amDSM - SCE
2 stops9h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$603
Tue 7/161:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops6h 54mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/217:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$702
Fri 7/191:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 39mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/217:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$737
Sun 7/141:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$787
Sun 7/141:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops9h 02mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/235:48 amDSM - SCE
2 stops9h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$788

Cheap United Airlines flights from State College to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between State College and Des Moines. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available United Airlines flights departing from State College and landing in Des Moines. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/2311:21 amDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$573
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops20h 09mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/223:25 pmDSM - SCE
2 stops21h 37mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$607
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/223:25 pmDSM - SCE
1 stop5h 04mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$608
Wed 7/175:40 pmSCE - DSM
1 stop4h 49mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/2311:21 amDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$627
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops20h 09mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/173:35 pmDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$637
Wed 7/175:40 pmSCE - DSM
1 stop4h 49mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/233:35 pmDSM - SCE
2 stops21h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$642
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Sat 7/208:00 amDSM - SCE
1 stop12h 33mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$657
Wed 7/175:40 pmSCE - DSM
1 stop4h 49mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/223:25 pmDSM - SCE
1 stop5h 04mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$662
Mon 7/153:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/2311:21 amDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$678

State College to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between State College and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from State College to Des Moines in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 7/171:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$457
Tue 7/161:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops10h 46mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$567
Tue 7/161:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops6h 54mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/235:48 amDSM - SCE
2 stops9h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$568
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/2311:21 amDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$573
Fri 7/191:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 39mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/207:00 amDSM - SCE
2 stops7h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$602
Fri 7/191:51 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops8h 39mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/235:48 amDSM - SCE
2 stops9h 05mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$603
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops20h 09mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/223:25 pmDSM - SCE
2 stops21h 37mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$607
Tue 7/163:05 pmSCE - DSM
2 stops24h 24mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/223:25 pmDSM - SCE
1 stop5h 04mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$608
Wed 7/175:40 pmSCE - DSM
1 stop4h 49mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/2311:21 amDSM - SCE
1 stop4h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$627

Find flights from State College to Des Moines within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from State College to Des Moines that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

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State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Wed 7/17

2 stops8h 40m

Des Moines

Sat 7/20

2 stops7h 53m

$457

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Tue 7/16

2 stops10h 46m

Des Moines

Sat 7/20

2 stops7h 53m

$567

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Tue 7/16

2 stops6h 54m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

2 stops9h 05m

$568

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Tue 7/16

2 stops24h 24m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

1 stop4h 30m

$573

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Fri 7/19

2 stops8h 39m

Des Moines

Sat 7/20

2 stops7h 53m

$602

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Fri 7/19

2 stops8h 39m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

2 stops9h 05m

$603

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Tue 7/16

2 stops20h 09m

Des Moines

Mon 7/22

2 stops21h 37m

$607

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Tue 7/16

2 stops24h 24m

Des Moines

Mon 7/22

1 stop5h 04m

$608

State College University ParkDes Moines

SCE - DSM

SCEDSM

State College University Park

Wed 7/17

1 stop4h 49m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

1 stop4h 30m

$627

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Deals found on 5/23

When is the cheapest time to fly from State College to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from State College to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their State College to Des Moines flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from State College to Des Moines

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Temperature and rainfall in Des Moines by month

Plan your trip to Des Moines by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Des Moines

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Des Moines. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Des Moines. Reviews last updated May 24, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with American Airlines and United Airlines from State College to Des Moines to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.4
Good
10,845 reviews

Crew

8.1

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

For a first class fair this was the worse ever. 1. Long delay departing. 2. Long time landing. 3. Late getting car hire. 4. No compensation whatsoever. Do I need to say more. You check it out yourself.

7.4
Good
10,845 reviews
7.4
Good
10,845 reviews

Crew

8.1

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

For a first class fair this was the worse ever. 1. Long delay departing. 2. Long time landing. 3. Late getting car hire. 4. No compensation whatsoever. Do I need to say more. You check it out yourself.

7.3
Good
14,388 reviews
7.4
Good
10,845 reviews

Crew

8.1

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

For a first class fair this was the worse ever. 1. Long delay departing. 2. Long time landing. 3. Late getting car hire. 4. No compensation whatsoever. Do I need to say more. You check it out yourself.

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  • Can I find flights from State College to Des Moines for under $500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from State College to Des Moines for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $457, but on average you can expect to pay $632.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from State College to Des Moines round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from State College to Des Moines round-trip from $457. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. These flights start at 19% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

  • What does SCE to DSM mean?

    This is defined as State College University Park Airport (SCE) and Des Moines Airport (DSM). Codes like Des Moines Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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  • Can I find deals for flights from State College to Des Moines that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from State College to Des Moines offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from State College to Des Moines?

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  • How recently were the State College to Des Moines flight deals updated?

    The State College to Des Moines flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/23.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from State College to Des Moines?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from State College to Des Moines (average of $323). Flying from State College to Des Moines in June is currently the most expensive (average of $444). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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