Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Durham, NC

DSM — RDU
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Des Moines to Durham are usually found in January or September, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines (DSM) to Durham

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to DU8 flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Durham flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durham.

DSM - DU8

Price

$318 - $652

DU8

Temperature

39.2 - 78.8 °F

DU8

Rainfall

3 - 4.6 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from$318From Des Moines to Durham
One-way from$275One-way flight from Des Moines to Durham

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 34 days in advance to save up to 40% 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 34 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 Des Moines to Durham 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $450, or $537 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Durham from Des Moines. Prices for January average $424 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $265. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 53% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Durham (DSM - DU8)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Des Moines to Durham as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Durham in September, October 2022

The best prices found for DSM to Durham flights for September, October
Oct 26 - Nov 1
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

5h 01m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 11m
$272

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 38m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 18m
$279

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 29 - Nov 5
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 38m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 18m
$292

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Des Moines to Durham 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durham from Des Moines found for this year
Nov 1 - Nov 3
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 50m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 34m
$226

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 8 - Nov 15
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 10m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 53m
$270

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 26 - Nov 1
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

5h 01m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 11m
$272

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Durham

Nov 8 - Nov 15
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 10m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 53m
$270

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 8 - Nov 15
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

8h 29m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 53m
$275

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 9 - Nov 16
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

5h 16m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 32m
$282

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap Delta flights from Des Moines to Durham

Oct 29 - Nov 5
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 25m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 37m
$292

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Jan 18 - Jan 22
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 57m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 48m
$309

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Dec 19 - Jan 4
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

6h 48m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 26m
$329

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Durham

Late deals on return flights to Durham from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Oct 8 - Oct 11
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

6h 32m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 06m
$378

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 8 - Oct 11
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

7h 02m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 44m
$382

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 7 - Oct 11
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

5h 57m
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 44m
$440

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

One-way flights to Durham from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Durham
Nov 3
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 44m
$104

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Dec 15
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

11h 24m
$130

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Dec 6
DSM

Des Moines

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

19h 29m
$133

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

For a flight from Des Moines to Durham, you will be flying from Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Durham per day. 4 airlines have flights to Durham from Des Moines on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Durham 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 Des Moines to Durham for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Durham for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $226, but on average you can expect to pay $287.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Durham within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $104. Users have also found prices from $135 and $146 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Durham.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Durham?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to Durham is $215. On average you can expect to pay $484. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Raleigh-Durham), can usually be booked for $226.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Durham

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Durham choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$184Average$437FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$199Average$430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$268Average$375FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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