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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Iowa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Iowa?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Illinois to Iowa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $216, or $239 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Illinois to Iowa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Iowa. Flights to Iowa from Illinois in September are about $211 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $117.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Iowa in August, September 2020

The best prices found for Illinois to Iowa flights for August, September
10 Aug - 14 Aug
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jul - 25 Jul
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
MCW
Mason City
MCW
Mason City
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Iowa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Iowa from Illinois found for this year
10 Aug - 14 Aug
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jul - 25 Jul
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
MCW
Mason City
MCW
Mason City
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Iowa from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Iowa direct flight deals
10 Aug - 14 Aug
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Aug - 9 Aug
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to Iowa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Iowa from Illinois, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$177pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$266pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 24 Jul
$476pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Iowa from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Iowa
3:00 pm - 5:05 pm
Air Choice One
Nonstop
2h 05m
ORD - MCW
Air Choice One
$43
Gotogate
1:45 pm - 5:57 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 12m
ORD - CID
Delta
$113
Delta
3:18 am - 3:25 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
36h 07m
MDW - DSM
Allegiant Air
$114
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Illinois to Iowa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Iowa

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois to Iowa 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 Illinois and Iowa 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.

Can I find flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Choice One for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $154.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Iowa under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Iowa is less than $2637.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Iowa for under $200?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Illinois to Iowa within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Illinois to Iowa?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Illinois to Iowa.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Iowa?

When deciding which route to take from Illinois to Iowa consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Des Moines, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cedar Rapids or Chicago Midway - Des Moines as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Iowa?

While on average a flight from Illinois to Iowa is generally $267, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $169. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $97 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Iowa?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Illinois to Iowa on time: Copa Airlines(100%), Iberia(100%), GoJet(99%.)

How long is the flight from Illinois to Iowa?

Linear Air Taxi and Air Choice One can get you from Illinois to Iowa in just under 1h 29m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Illinois to Iowa round-trip?

Currently priced at $70, Air Choice One will fly you from Illinois to Iowa and back. In addition to Air Choice One, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and Allegiant Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $118 and $225, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Illinois to Iowa one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Illinois to Iowa are Air Choice One ($30), Delta ($59), and Allegiant Air ($101).

Destination information for Iowa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Illinois to Iowa
Flight duration
1h 42m

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)
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