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Cheap flights from Washington (WA) to Des Moines (DSM)

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Washington to Des Moines (DSM)

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $308 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $199. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Washington to Des Moines in December, January 2021

The best prices found for Washington to DSM flights for December, January
20 Jan - 25 Jan
$146pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
21 Jan - 25 Jan
$152pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
20 Jan - 25 Jan
$153pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Washington to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Washington found for this year
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
$166pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$170pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Washington, 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
$166pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$170pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Des Moines from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Des Moines
7:59 pm - 12:51 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 52m
SEA - DSM
Frontier
$135
FlightNetwork
5:59 pm - 5:19 am
Delta
1 Stop
9h 20m
GEG - DSM
Delta
$189
Delta
6:57 am - 4:53 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
19h 56m
GEG - DSM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $175.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Washington 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 Washington to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Washington to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

The most popular route from Washington to Des Moines is Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Des Moines. You may also consider Spokane - Des Moines or Pasco Tri Cities - Des Moines.

What are the cheapest Flights from Washington to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Washington to Des Moines is generally $276, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $119. When looking at the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $146 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Washington to Des Moines?

A quick flight from Washington to Des Moines can take about 4h 44m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $316. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Washington to Des Moines round-trip from $163.

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

$74 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $127 and $154, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from Washington to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington to Des Moines
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing

Seattle King County/Boeing (BFI)
Bellingham (BLI)
Deer Harbor (DHB)
Wenatchee (EAT)
Eastsound Orcas Island (ESD)
Friday Harbor SPB (FBS)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 5 airlines from Washington to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$138 $324 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$162 $392 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$144 $404 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$142 $409 No cancel fee 69%
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