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Cheap flights to Iowa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$198Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$117From Las Vegas to Iowa
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas to Iowa

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Iowa right now?

Travel to Iowa is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Iowa are based on the United States restrictions which are: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Iowa from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.
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Cheapest Prices for Iowa flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Iowa found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$274
February
$285
March
$315
April
$281
May
$315
June
$329
July
$349
August
$336
September
$319
October
$318
November
$296
December
$317
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Iowa. Flying to Iowa in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Iowa?

Average Des Moines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - DSM
Price
$274 - $396
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.87 - 5.12 inches
Flying to Iowa in January is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Iowa, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being May.

When is the best time to book a flight to Iowa?

The best time to book flights to Iowa is 15 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Iowa?

The cheapest flights to Iowa are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Iowa?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Iowa trip. A flight at noon will more often than not be of higher cost.

What’s one thing you’ll see from your flight to Iowa? Before it was a field of dreams, Iowa was a field of corn. Iowa is one of the largest agricultural states in the U.S. Find a window seat on the flight to Iowa and you’ll fly over $10 billion worth of crops and livestock that keeps Iowa’s economy strong. The Hawkeye State – named after Hawkeye in James Fenimore Cooper’s 1826 book The Last of the Mohicans– leads the nation in all corn and soybean sales and comes in third in total livestock sales.

Book flights to Iowa and play on the baseball field made famous by the movie, Field of Dreams. Walk under the famed bridges of Madison County or take part in one of the state’s revered state fairs. Iowa is the hometown of Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States, and is the first caucus in the nation during every Presidential election.

For the outdoors-type booking flights to Iowa, expect fishing, hiking, camping, biking and some of the best golf courses in the nation. Whether the flight to Iowa is for business, pleasure or politics, travelers are sure to be captivated by this field of dreams. Book flights to Iowa for wide range of fun.

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What is the climate like in Iowa?

One of the Great Plains states, Iowa’s climate has wild weather with thunderstorms, droughts, blizzards, and hailstorms, and the western part of the state is in tornado alley.Iowa generally has hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching or exceeding 100 degrees (F). Winters are cold and harsh, January temperatures are generally in the teens and 20s, and travel can be difficult. Spring and fall are mild, but the springs are wet. Typically, the state has 266 sunny or partly sunny days and an average of 30 inches of winter snowfall.

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When is the best time to fly to Iowa?

Peak Season:

Summer is the peak tourist season. July and August are busy with fairs and festivals, and the Iowa State Fair (the state’s largest event) is held in August. There are lots of outdoor activities, and summer is the time for golfing, fishing, hiking, camping, and biking. Travelers booking flights to Iowa during the summer season should plan in advance and book Iowa flights and hotels ahead of time.

Off Season:

Des Moines is comfortable in late spring and early autumn, especially May and September, when temperatures are in the low 70s. Winter has cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, although the weather can make travel around the state difficult.

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What is the best way to travel around Iowa?

Driving is the best way to get around Iowa and its cities, and the best way to see the state. Scenic drives take you to the Madison Country bridges, along the Mississippi valley, and through the Loess Hills. Iowa has 13 scenic drives and 23 visitor centers.

The terrain of plains and low, rolling hills makes bicycling easy, and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (Ragbrai) is an annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state and is the longest, largest, and oldest touring bicycle ride in the world.

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What is good to know if travelling to Iowa?

  • Some of the best architecture can be found in the Midwest and the Des Moines Art Center definitely ranks high on the list. Designed by three of the greatest 20th century architects: I. M. Pei, Eliel Saarinen, and Richard Meier, this modern museum is home to some of the most exquisite modern art including works by Matisse, O’Keeffe, Rothko, and Richter.
  • Another impressive structure that shouldn’t be missed is the Figge Art Museum designed by London-based minimalist architect David Chipperfield. Overlooking the Mississippi River the museum has an impressive collection of art including works by Grant Wood and Any Warhol as well as a large selection of Mexican colonial paintings.
  • If you enjoyed reading the weepy novel Bridges of Madison County or watching the movie, then why not visit the famous covered bridges in the picturesque town of Winterset where the movie was filmed. Then head to legendary actor John Wayne’s house where he was born and take a guided tour of the 1907 property.
  • Antique lovers should head to the town of Walnut, better known as “the antique city”, and explore the quaint antique shops that house some of the best quality antiques in the country. A favorite among antique buffs is the Granary Antique Mall where you’ll find a large selection of priceless antiques and collectibles. And if you happen to be there in June check the annual AMVET’s Antique Walk and Show.
  • If you’re interested in U.S. history then the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, Museum, and National Historic Site will fascinate you. The Historic Site includes a tour of the former President’s birthplace cottage, his father’s blacksmith shop, a Quaker meetinghouse, a pioneer schoolhouse and the president’s grave site.

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