Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to London (LON)

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The best prices from Des Moines to London are usually found in January or October, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to LON flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
DSM - LON
Price
$815 - $1,230
LON
Temperature
39.2 - 62.6 °F
LON
Precipitation
1.6 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$815

From Des Moines to London (LON)

One-way from

$487

One-way flight from Des Moines to London (LON)

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 London?

Users have found that flying from Des Moines to London on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Des Moines to London at least 41 days early can save you up to 137% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 41 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Des Moines to London for as little as $1,410 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 $2,430 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to London (DSM - LON)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to London in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to LON flights for October, November
9 Nov - 18 Nov
$681pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
9 Nov - 18 Nov
$682pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Nov - 9 Dec
$686pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Des Moines found for this year
8 Dec - 22 Dec
$634pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
8 Dec - 4 Jan
$666pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
13 Dec - 5 Jan
$667pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to London

Late deals on round-trip flights to London from Des Moines, departing today and this week
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$907pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$910pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$1,037pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to London from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to London
6:40 am - 11:00 am
SAS
2 Stops
22h 20m
DSM - LHR
SAS
$487
KAYAK
1:00 am - 2:45 am
Iberia
1 Stop
19h 45m
DSM - LHR
Iberia
$521
Fareboom
9:00 am - 6:20 am
WestJet
2 Stops
39h 20m
DSM - LGW
WestJet

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to London

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to London?

If you book a flight to London from Des Moines, you will be flying from Des Moines, which is the city’s only airport. Des Moines (DSM) is located 3.6 mi from the center of Des Moines. There are 0 flights from Des Moines to London per day from 12 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to London for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to London for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $616, but on average you can expect to pay $651.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to London for under $1,000?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Des Moines to London within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

American Airlines, at $616, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to London.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Iberia. American Airlines is 37% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for SAS. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $487. Users have also found prices from $515 and $521 on Lufthansa and Iberia, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Des Moines to London?

The most popular route from Des Moines to London is Des Moines - London Heathrow. You may also consider Des Moines - London City or Des Moines - London Gatwick.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to London?

When booking a flight from Des Moines to London, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air France or Finnair as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to London?

While on average a flight from Des Moines to London is generally $1,359, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $517. When looking at the most popular route, (Des Moines - London Heathrow), you can expect to pay $627 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to London

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from London?

Returning to Des Moines from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.74
Average temperature for October in London
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in London
2.8 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Des Moines to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to London 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
$163 $713 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$204 $1,229 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$412 $549 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$445 $890 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$580 $999 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$600 $990 No cancel fee N/A
Virgin Atlantic
$604 $912 No cancel fee 72%
Lufthansa
$624 $843 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$958 $1,148 No cancel fee 77%
Aer Lingus
$1,335 $1,518 No cancel fee N/A
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