Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Iowa (IA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Iowa

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to DSM flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Iowa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Iowa.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Iowa (WAS - IA)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. to Iowa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Iowa?

Find a great deal and save up to 51% by booking at least 29 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 Washington, D.C. to Iowa within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $448.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa in June, July 2022

The best prices found for WAS to Iowa flights for June, July
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$270pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 Jul - 20 Jul
$270pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
18 Jul - 22 Jul
$273pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington, D.C. to Iowa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Iowa from Washington, D.C. found for this year
16 Aug - 18 Aug
$256pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
16 Aug - 18 Aug
$256pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
16 Aug - 18 Aug
$260pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DBQ
Dubuque
DBQ
Dubuque
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Non-stop flights to Iowa from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Iowa direct flight deals
30 Aug - 30 Nov
$400pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$445pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$450pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Iowa from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
7 Jul - 12 Jul
$335pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Jul - 12 Jul
$338pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Jul - 7 Jul
$350pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Iowa from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa
3:17 pm - 8:18 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 01m
DCA - DSM
American Airlines
3:53 pm - 7:35 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 42m
BWI - DSM
Delta
$173
Delta
12:08 pm - 10:24 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
23h 16m
IAD - CID
Allegiant Air
$177
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> to <span class="emphasized">Iowa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Iowa

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Iowa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $256, but on average you can expect to pay $280.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Iowa is less than $557.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Iowa for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Iowa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $135. Allegiant Air flights start at $151 while deals on United Airlines start at $169 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Iowa?

The most popular flight routes from Washington, D.C. to Iowa are Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Des Moines, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Des Moines and Baltimore/Washington - Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Iowa?

The cheapest flight price from Washington, D.C. to Iowa is $471. On average you can expect to pay $843. The most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Des Moines), can usually be booked for $331.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Iowa?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Allegiant Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to Iowa.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Iowa (IA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Iowa from Washington, D.C.?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Iowa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Iowa.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Iowa?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Iowa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Destination points for flights from Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C. to Iowa.

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Iowa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. 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
Delta
$117 $408 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$129 $410 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$194 $444 No cancel fee 71%
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