Cheap flights from Des Moines to Kansas City (DSM - MCI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Kansas City (MCI)

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

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 22% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 38% on flights from Des Moines to Kansas City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $175. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $248.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Kansas City?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Kansas City from Des Moines average $168. You can even find prices in August for less than $168, as users have found deals to Kansas City from as low as $79. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kansas City from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Kansas City (DSM - MCI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Kansas City is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 5% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Kansas City in February, March 2021

7 Mar - 8 Mar
$230pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Mar - 8 Mar
$239pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$263pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Kansas City 2021 flight deals

20 May - 23 May
$137pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 23 May
$195pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Mar - 8 Mar
$230pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Kansas City

7 Mar - 8 Mar
$230pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Mar - 8 Mar
$239pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$263pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Kansas City from Des Moines

2:48 pm - 3:35 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 47m
DSM - MCI
Frontier
$73
Gotogate
12:15 pm - 12:29 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
24h 14m
DSM - MCI
American Airlines
6:03 am - 7:54 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 51m
DSM - MCI
Multiple Airlines
$255
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Kansas City

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Kansas City 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 Des Moines and Kansas City 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines and Linear Air Taxi flying from Des Moines to Kansas City have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Kansas City for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Kansas City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Kansas City for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Kansas City, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Kansas City for under $300?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Des Moines to Kansas City within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Kansas City?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally same as the rainfall in Kansas City. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Kansas City?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Kansas City is typically hotter than in Des Moines. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Kansas City?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Des Moines to Kansas City in just under 14h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 9h. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $137, Frontier will fly you from Des Moines to Kansas City and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $297 and $308, respectively.

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

$73 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $144 and $253, respectively.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Kansas City

Destination information for Kansas City

Average temperature for February in Kansas City
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Kansas City
1.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Kansas City

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