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

DSM - FK0
Price
$628 - $1,818
FK0
Temperature
41 - 77 °F
FK0
Rainfall
1 - 1.7 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

$1,155

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$628

From Des Moines to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt?

Tuesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Frankfurt.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Frankfurt, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $691 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $693.

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

Flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Des Moines to Frankfurt in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at $544.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Frankfurt (DSM - FK0)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Frankfurt in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DSM to FRA flights for December, January
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$744pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$840pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$894pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Frankfurt 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Frankfurt from Des Moines found for this year
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$744pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$840pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$894pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Frankfurt

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Des Moines to Frankfurt am Main to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Des Moines to Frankfurt am Main. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Frankfurt am Main have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $744, but on average you can expect to pay $1,544.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Frankfurt, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Frankfurt?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Frankfurt is generally colder 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 Frankfurt?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Frankfurt in 11h 27m. Fly via Lufthansa, American Airlines, or SAS to get the fastest option. 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 Frankfurt round-trip?

Currently priced at $843, Lufthansa will fly you from Des Moines to Frankfurt and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and SAS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $894 and $999, respectively. Lufthansa is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Frankfurt

Destination information for Frankfurt

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Frankfurt
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for December in Frankfurt
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Frankfurt
1.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt-Hahn (HHN)

Top 5 airlines from Des Moines to Frankfurt

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Frankfurt 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
SAS
$657 $970 No change fee 77%
Delta
$522 $992 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$495 $1,035 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$634 $1,324 No change fee 76%
United Airlines
$669 $1,692 No cancel fee 69%
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