Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Iowa (IA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Iowa

All the information you need to plan the best null to DSM flight in 2022: compare Illinois to Iowa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Iowa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Iowa?

Users have found that booking a flight from Illinois to Iowa at least 61 days early can save you up to 44% 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 Illinois to Iowa for as little as $258 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 $328 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Iowa from Illinois. Prices for August average $242 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Iowa (IL - IA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to Iowa as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Iowa in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to Iowa flights for January, February
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$114pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$116pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Illinois to Iowa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Iowa from Illinois found for this year
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$114pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Iowa from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Iowa direct flight deals
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jan - 2 Feb
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
BRL
Burlington
Cape Air
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
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$213pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$213pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCW
Mason City
MCW
Mason City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$217pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CID
Cedar Rapids
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Iowa from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Iowa
12:35 pm - 4:46 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 11m
MDW - CID
Delta
$88
Delta
3:05 pm - 4:52 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 47m
ORD - SUX
United Airlines
$106
United
4:05 am - 12:15 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 10m
ORD - DSM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Iowa

Which airlines flying from Illinois to Iowa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Illinois to Iowa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Air Choice One are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cape Air for just $102, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Iowa for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Iowa under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Iowa is less than $207.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Iowa for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Iowa within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Illinois to Iowa?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.

How many flights depart from Illinois to Iowa on average per day?

On average 7 flights depart from Illinois to Iowa per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 86% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Illinois to Iowa?

A quick flight from Illinois to Iowa can take about 1h 39m. Cape Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $102. The distance between Illinois and Iowa is about 299 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $58 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $67 and United Airlines from $95 one-way.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Iowa from Illinois?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Iowa within the United States

Most visitors from Illinois need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Iowa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Iowa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Iowa.

Do I need a test to fly back to Illinois from Iowa?

Returning to Illinois from Iowa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

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Destination points for flights from Illinois to Iowa

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Destination information for Iowa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Iowa.
Flight duration from Illinois to Iowa
1h 40m

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)

Top 4 airlines flying from Illinois to Iowa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois to Iowa 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
Air Choice One
$163 $201 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Choice One. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$163 $340 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$168 $387 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$282 $441 No cancel fee N/A
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