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Cheap flights from Des Moines to La Guardia (DSM - LGA)

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The best prices from Des Moines to La Guardia are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to La Guardia (LGA)

DSM - LGA
Price
$214 - $331
LGA
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
LGA
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$214

From Des Moines to La Guardia

One-way from

$163

One-way flight from Des Moines to La Guardia

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to La Guardia?

Flights from Des Moines to La Guardia are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to La Guardia.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to La Guardia?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to La Guardia, book at least 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $229 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $301.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to La Guardia?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to La Guardia from Des Moines. Users have commonly found prices around $235 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $62. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to La Guardia (DSM - LGA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to La Guardia at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to La Guardia in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DSM to LGA flights for January, February
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$184pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$201pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
10 Feb - 3 Mar
$206pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to La Guardia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to La Guardia from Des Moines found for this year
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$184pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$201pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
10 Feb - 3 Mar
$206pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to La Guardia from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to La Guardia direct flight deals
1 Apr - 25 Apr
$239pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
21 May - 27 May
$269pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
20 May - 23 May
$288pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to La Guardia

Late deals on round-trip flights to La Guardia from Des Moines, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$201pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$227pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$308pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to La Guardia from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to La Guardia
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 00m
DSM - LGA
Frontier
$163
Flights by SU
12:20 pm - 5:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
51h 40m
DSM - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$205
Kiwi.com
1:45 am - 4:19 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
13h 34m
DSM - LGA
United Airlines
$262
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to La Guardia flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to La Guardia

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to La Guardia 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 La Guardia 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Des Moines to New York LaGuardia to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to New York LaGuardia include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to New York LaGuardia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, United Airlines, and American 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 Des Moines to La Guardia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to La Guardia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $184, but on average you can expect to pay $285.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to La Guardia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Des Moines to La Guardia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to La Guardia is less than $283.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from Des Moines to La Guardia within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or La Guardia?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Des Moines is roughly less than La Guardia. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than La Guardia?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in La Guardia is generally the same as in Des Moines.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to La Guardia?

For as low as $239, Delta can have you in La Guardia from Des Moines in 2h 48m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to La Guardia round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta ($239), American Airlines ($271), and United Airlines ($285) offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to La Guardia. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to La Guardia for 11% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to La Guardia one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $163. Users have also found prices from $170 and $262 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to La Guardia

Destination information for La Guardia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to La Guardia
Flight duration
3h 05m
Average temperature for January in La Guardia
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in La Guardia
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing New York

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to La Guardia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to La Guardia 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
United Airlines
$136 $290 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$158 $317 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $338 No cancel fee 71%