Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale (DSM - FLL)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale are usually found in August or May, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to FLL flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fort Lauderdale.
DSM - FLL
Price
$250 - $379
FLL
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
FLL
Precipitation
1.8 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$250

From Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale (DSM - FLL)?

When flying from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 22 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 22 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 Fort Lauderdale 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $326, or $388 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in February. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Fort Lauderdale. Flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines in August are about $314 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $168.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to FLL flights for October, November
22 Nov - 24 Nov
$106pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$108pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$109pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines found for this year
22 Nov - 24 Nov
$106pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$108pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$109pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale direct flight deals
22 Nov - 24 Nov
$106pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
24 Jan - 28 Jan
$108pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$109pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

Late deals on round-trip flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$137pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$209pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$229pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale
2:30 am - 6:32 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 02m
DSM - FLL
Allegiant Air
$99
mytrip.com
2:10 am - 12:15 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 05m
DSM - FLL
Delta
$117
Delta
11:42 am - 8:18 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 36m
DSM - FLL
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $145.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale is less than $298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale flight route?

This flight path from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale was viewed by 24 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Allegiant Air ($106), offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale. Allegiant Air is currently priced 66% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Allegiant Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $60. Delta flights start at $117 while deals on American Airlines start at $144 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

While on average a flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale is generally $619, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $128. When looking at the most popular route, (Des Moines - Fort Lauderdale), you can expect to pay $108 for that flight.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

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

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

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 Fort Lauderdale.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Fort Lauderdale

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

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Fort Lauderdale

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale.
Flight duration from DSM to FLL
3h 11m
Average temperature for October in Fort Lauderdale
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Fort Lauderdale
8.0 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale 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
$100 $259 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$127 $328 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$128 $350 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$132 $358 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Fort Lauderdale.
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Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale.
Sunday
0 flights
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Saturday
1 daily flight
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