Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth (DSM - DFW)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to DFW flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas/Fort Worth.
DSM - DFW
Price
$195 - $342
DFW
Temperature
46.4 - 86 °F
DFW
Precipitation
1.9 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$195

From Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way from

$80

One-way flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (DSM - DFW)?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

Users have found that booking a flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport at least 61 days early can save you up to 21% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for as little as $319 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 $362 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Flights to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport from Des Moines in August are about $291 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $105.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth in December, January 2022

The best prices found for DSM to DFW flights for December, January
16 Dec - 15 Jan
$128pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Jan - 8 Jan
$138pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines found for this year
16 Dec - 15 Jan
$128pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth direct flight deals
12 Jan - 16 Jan
$246pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$256pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
5 Jan - 5 Jan
$313pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$143pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$183pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth
9:44 am - 5:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 14m
DSM - DFW
Frontier
$80
JustFly
3:05 am - 3:51 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
24h 46m
DSM - DFW
United Airlines
$152
United
1:30 am - 6:58 pm
Delta
3 Stops
17h 28m
DSM - DFW
Delta
$156
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> to <span class="emphasized">Dallas/Fort Worth</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth?

If you book a flight to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines, you will be flying from Des Moines, which is the city’s only airport. Des Moines (DSM) is located 3.6 mi from the center of Des Moines. There are 8 flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth per day from 5 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport is less than $365.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport on average per day?

On average 2 flights depart from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

For as low as $128, Frontier can have you in Dallas/Fort Worth Airport from Des Moines in 7h 08m. Des Moines and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport are separated by a distance of 628 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport round-trip?

Frontier, at $128, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Delta. Frontier is priced at 56% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport are Frontier ($50), American Airlines ($69), and Delta ($78).

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport? While on average our users pay $302, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $68. The most popular route (Des Moines - Dallas/Fort Worth), is priced around $145.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport?

Before booking your flight to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport from Des Moines, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Envoy Air (100%), Mesa Airlines (92%), American Airlines( 90%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dallas/Fort Worth from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Dallas/Fort Worth within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Dallas/Fort Worth.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Dallas/Fort Worth.

Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth?

Returning to Des Moines from Dallas/Fort Worth

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

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

Destination information for Dallas/Fort Worth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth.
Flight duration from DSM to Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 03m
Average temperature for December in Dallas/Fort Worth
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Dallas/Fort Worth
2.9 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Dallas

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth 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
$79 $196 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$86 $239 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$96 $248 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$175 $420 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Dallas/Fort Worth.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of DSM to DFW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of DSM to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of DSM to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to DFW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Dallas/Fort Worth.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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