Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Durham

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The best prices from Des Moines to Durham are usually found in August or February, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday 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 RDU flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Durham flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durham.
DSM - DU8
Price
$192 - $378
DU8
Temperature
39.2 - 78.8 °F
DU8
Precipitation
3 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$330

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$192

From Des Moines to Durham

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Durham?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Durham from Des Moines. Prices for August average $291 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $163. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a August flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in August

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.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 43% 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 24 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 $334, or $437 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Durham in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to Durham flights for October, November
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$213pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 8 Nov
$219pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Durham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durham from Des Moines found for this year
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$213pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 8 Nov
$219pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Durham

Late deals on round-trip flights to Durham from Des Moines, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 8 Nov
$219pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$229pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$233pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Durham from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Durham
11:59 am - 1:21 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 22m
DSM - RDU
Frontier
$220
CheapTickets.com
12:35 pm - 1:16 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 41m
DSM - RDU
Multiple Airlines
$282
Kiwi.com
1:35 am - 9:00 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 25m
DSM - RDU
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Durham

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. 5 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, United Airlines, and Delta 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 $213, but on average you can expect to pay $253.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Durham for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Durham within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $128. Users have also found prices from $176 and $190 on United Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta 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 $105. On average you can expect to pay $322. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham), can usually be booked for $213.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Durham

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Durham from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Durham within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Durham.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Durham.

Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from Durham?

Returning to Des Moines from Durham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Durham are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Durham

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Destination information for Durham

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Durham.
Average temperature for October in Durham
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Durham
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Top 4 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$110 $361 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$136 $282 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$148 $304 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$156 $397 No cancel fee 71%
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