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
78.8 - 91.4 °F
FLL
Rainfall
1.7 - 10.4 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

$168

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?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 48% on the overall cost on flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale at least 22 days early can save you up to 35% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 22 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for as little as $182 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $255 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines. Prices for August average $196 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $50. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale in June, July 2021

The best prices found for DSM to FLL flights for June, July
29 Jun - 3 Jul
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$235pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$243pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines found for this year
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
7 Nov - 9 Nov
$217pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Sep - 25 Sep
$218pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Multiple Airlines
 
1 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
26 Jun - 10 Jul
$244pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Jun - 10 Jul
$246pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Jun - 10 Jul
$250pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
American 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
9:00 am - 5:39 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 39m
DSM - FLL
United Airlines
$168
United
2:00 am - 5:54 am
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
26h 54m
DSM - FLL
Allegiant Air
$200
Gotogate
10:35 am - 8:51 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 16m
DSM - FLL
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale 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 Des Moines and Fort Lauderdale 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.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $215, but on average you can expect to pay $230.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale, 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 Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for under $300?

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

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Fort Lauderdale?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Des Moines is roughly less than Fort Lauderdale. You can assume this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Fort Lauderdale?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Fort Lauderdale is generally hotter than in Des Moines. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale in 5h 21m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale round-trip from $215. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $217, and Delta, from $226. American Airlines is currently priced 31% 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?

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $118. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale for a low price.

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.
Average temperature for June in Fort Lauderdale
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Fort Lauderdale
10.4 ″

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%
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