Cheap flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis (DSM - IND)

DSM — IND
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Des Moines to Indianapolis are usually found in January or February, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines (DSM) to Indianapolis (IND)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to IND flight in 2023: compare Des Moines to Indianapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Indianapolis.

DSM - IND

Price

$164 - $728

IND

Temperature

28.4 - 75.2 °F

IND

Rainfall

2.3 - 5.1 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop
Round-trip from$164From Des Moines to Indianapolis
One-way from$142One-way flight from Des Moines to Indianapolis

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Indianapolis?

Flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis are found to be more expensive on Monday. 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 Indianapolis.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 39% by booking at least 22 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Des Moines to Indianapolis within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $465.

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

Flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Des Moines to Indianapolis in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $164.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Indianapolis (DSM - IND)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Indianapolis in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis in January, February 2023

The best prices found for DSM to IND flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Mar 1
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

6h 07m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 19m
$208

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 25 - Feb 28
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

25h 50m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 58m
$224

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 24 - Mar 3
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

9h 18m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 12m
$225

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Des Moines to Indianapolis 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Indianapolis from Des Moines found for this year
Feb 22 - Mar 1
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

6h 07m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 19m
$208

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 25 - Feb 28
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

25h 50m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 58m
$224

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 24 - Mar 3
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

9h 18m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 12m
$225

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis

Feb 24 - Mar 3
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

9h 18m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

10h 12m
$225

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Mar 24 - Mar 27
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

9h 53m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 23m
$265

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 22 - Mar 1
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

15h 50m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

10h 42m
$273

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Cheap Delta flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis

Apr 26 - Apr 28
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

5h 43m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 22m
$251

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 16 - Feb 19
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

6h 07m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 00m
$263

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 19 - Feb 20
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

4h 37m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 00m
$283

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis

Late deals on return flights to Indianapolis from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 2
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

3 stops

27h 18m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

15h 09m
$368

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 2
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

7h 31m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 40m
$378

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 3
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

2 stops

25h 52m
IND

Indianapolis

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

22h 37m
$390

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Indianapolis from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis
Jan 31
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

2 stops

34h 49m
$117

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

5h 33m
$122

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 23
DSM

Des Moines

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

5h 00m
$142

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Indianapolis

Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Indianapolis for under $400?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Indianapolis is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $224 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $225 and $251 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Indianapolis for 49% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$122 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Allegiant Air, with prices starting from $142 and $152, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Des Moines to Indianapolis, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Indianapolis?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Des Moines to Indianapolis? While on average our users pay $418, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $93. The most popular route (Des Moines - Indianapolis), is priced around $229.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Indianapolis

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Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Indianapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Indianapolis choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$249Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$281Average$513FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$282Average$519FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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