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 Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

DSM - LON
Price
$815 - $1,230
LON
Temperature
48.2 - 73.4 °F
LON
Rainfall
1.4 - 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

Average price

$874

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$815

From Des Moines to London

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?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 23% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to London, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 44% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $910 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,146.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to London?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from Des Moines in October are about $714 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $445.

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 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to London in March, April 2021

7 Apr - 7 May
$947pp
DSM
Des Moines
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Apr - 7 May
$984pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Apr - 7 May
$986pp
DSM
Des Moines
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to London 2021 flight deals

18 Oct - 2 Nov
$841pp
DSM
Des Moines
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
18 Oct - 2 Nov
$849pp
DSM
Des Moines
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Aug - 6 Sep
$907pp
DSM
Des Moines
SAS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
SAS
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to London

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to London 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 London 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 London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Des Moines to London are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to London for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $907, but on average you can expect to pay $1,009.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to London for under $900 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than London?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in London is generally colder than Des Moines's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to London?

For as low as $1,091, KLM can have you in London from Des Moines in 10h 40m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

SAS, at $907, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to London.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Air Canada. SAS is priced at 8% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to London

Destination information for London

Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.73
Average temperature for March in London
53.6 °F
Avg rainfall for March in London
1.4 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing London

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Des Moines to London

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Iberia
$412 $549 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$163 $713 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$624 $843 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$445 $890 No cancel fee 70%
Virgin Atlantic
$604 $912 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$600 $990 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$580 $999 No cancel fee 75%
SAS
$958 $1,148 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$204 $1,229 No cancel fee 71%
Aer Lingus
$1,335 $1,518 No cancel fee N/A
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