Cheap flights from Virginia to Des Moines (DSM)

RIC — DSM
Dec 1 — Dec 81

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 19 days in advance to save up to 18% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 19 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Virginia to Des Moines 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $451, or $546 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Des Moines from Virginia average $435. You can even find prices in November for less than $435, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $208. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Virginia to Des Moines (VA - DSM)?

When flying from Virginia to Des Moines, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Virginia to Des Moines in November, December 2022

The best prices found for Virginia to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 7 - Dec 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

25h 07m
$189

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Dec 23 - Dec 29
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

24h 27m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

19h 39m
$282

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$283

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Virginia to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Virginia found for this year
Dec 7 - Dec 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 55m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

25h 07m
$189

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Dec 23 - Dec 29
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

24h 27m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

19h 39m
$282

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$283

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Cheap American Airlines flights from Virginia to Des Moines

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$283

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Jan 10 - Jan 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 42m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

6h 43m
$343

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/25

Dec 8 - Dec 12
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 58m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$388

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Cheap United Airlines flights from Virginia to Des Moines

Dec 24 - Jan 4
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

ORF

Norfolk

1 stop

4h 37m
$283

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/25

Dec 25 - Jan 4
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 44m
DSM

Des Moines

ORF

Norfolk

1 stop

4h 37m
$286

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/25

Dec 24 - Jan 4
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
DSM

Des Moines

ORF

Norfolk

2 stops

15h 53m
$345

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/25

Last minute flights from Virginia to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Virginia, departing today and this week
Dec 4 - Dec 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 16m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$392

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Dec 4 - Dec 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 11m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

11h 11m
$553

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

Dec 4 - Dec 11
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

15h 07m
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

11h 11m
$622

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/24

One-way flights to Des Moines from Virginia

The cheapest one-way flights from Virginia to Des Moines
Jan 9
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

13h 38m
$86

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Jan 9
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

30h 26m
$97

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Jan 4
ORF

Norfolk

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

12h 05m
$106

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/25

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Virginia?

Located just 3.6 mi from the city center, Des Moines (DSM) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Des Moines from Virginia.

Which airlines flying from Virginia to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Virginia to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $189, but on average you can expect to pay $346.

Are there last-minute flights available from Virginia to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Virginia to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $86. Allegiant Air flights start at $97 while deals on American Airlines start at $142 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Virginia to Des Moines?

The most popular flight routes from Virginia to Des Moines are Charlottesville Albemarle - Des Moines, Richmond Byrd Intl - Des Moines and Roanoke - Des Moines.

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

When booking a flight from Virginia to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Virginia to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $527 for a flight from Virginia to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $176 while the most popular route, (Charlottesville Albemarle - Des Moines) is currently priced at $598.

Departure points for flights from Virginia to Des Moines

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Top 3 airlines flying from Virginia to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Virginia to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$256Average$615FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$268Average$507FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$342Average$567FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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