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Cheap flights from Virginia (VA) to Des Moines (DSM)

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Virginia to Des Moines (DSM)

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Des Moines from Virginia 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 Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

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

The best prices found for Virginia to DSM flights for November, December
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$255pp
ORF
Norfolk
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORF
Norfolk
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$259pp
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$262pp
ORF
Norfolk
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORF
Norfolk

Virginia to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Virginia found for next year
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$255pp
ORF
Norfolk
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORF
Norfolk
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$259pp
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHO
Charlottesville Albemarle
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$262pp
ORF
Norfolk
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORF
Norfolk

One-way flights to Des Moines from Virginia

The cheapest one-way flights from Virginia to Des Moines
11:45 am - 3:29 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 44m
ORF - DSM
Delta
$119
Delta
10:30 am - 10:17 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
24h 47m
ORF - DSM
United Airlines
$172
United
1:27 am - 6:31 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 04m
ORF - DSM
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Virginia to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 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. 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 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 Delta for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $253.

Are there nonstop flights from Virginia to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

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

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

The most popular airlines flying from Virginia to Des Moines are American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

The most popular route from Virginia to Des Moines is Charlottesville Albemarle - Des Moines. You may also consider Richmond Byrd Intl - Des Moines or Norfolk - Des Moines.

What are the cheapest Flights from Virginia to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $358 for a flight from Virginia to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $170 while the most popular route, (Charlottesville Albemarle - Des Moines) is currently priced at $196.

How long is the flight from Virginia to Des Moines?

Airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines fly from Virginia to Des Moines in about 4h 26m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 42m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Des Moines, with prices starting at $196. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $224 and $235, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $119. Users have also found prices from $138 and $152 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from Virginia to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

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

Airports servicing

Lynchburg (LYH)
Norfolk (ORF)
Newport (PHF)
Langley Falls (QLF)
Richmond (RIC)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 3 airlines 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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$163 $372 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$150 $380 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$168 $411 No cancel fee 71%
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