Cheap flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee (DSM - MKE)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Milwaukee (MKE)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to MKE flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Milwaukee flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Milwaukee.
DSM - MKE
Price
$175 - $384
MKE
Temperature
21.2 - 73.4 °F
MKE
Rainfall
1.4 - 4 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Average price

$206

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

$175

From Des Moines to Milwaukee-Mitchell

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Milwaukee?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Milwaukee from Des Moines average $261. You can even find prices in February for less than $261, as users have found deals to Milwaukee from as low as $165. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Milwaukee from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 47%.

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

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 55% on the overall cost on flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Milwaukee (DSM - MKE)?

When flying from Des Moines to Milwaukee, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee in August, September 2022

The best prices found for DSM to MKE flights for August, September
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$264pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Aug - 2 Sep
$282pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Sep - 11 Sep
$284pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Milwaukee 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Milwaukee from Des Moines found for this year
6 Sep - 13 Sep
$264pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Aug - 2 Sep
$282pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Sep - 11 Sep
$284pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee

6 Sep - 13 Sep
$264pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Aug - 2 Sep
$282pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Sep - 11 Sep
$284pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap Delta flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee

23 Aug - 27 Aug
$316pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$335pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee

Late deals on round-trip flights to Milwaukee from Des Moines, departing today and this week
19 Aug - 21 Aug
$419pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Aug - 21 Aug
$542pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
19 Aug - 21 Aug
$716pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee-Mitchell
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Milwaukee-Mitchell from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee
6:30 am - 3:32 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 02m
DSM - MKE
Frontier
$190
CheapOair
11:55 am - 3:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 04m
DSM - MKE
Multiple Airlines
$264
mytrip.com
2:10 am - 6:56 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 46m
DSM - MKE
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Milwaukee

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Des Moines to Milwaukee-Mitchell have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $264, but on average you can expect to pay $380.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Milwaukee for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Currently priced at $264, United Airlines will fly you from Des Moines to Milwaukee and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $316 and $527, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $133. Users have also found prices from $140 and $229 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to Milwaukee is $136. On average you can expect to pay $165. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Milwaukee-Mitchell), can usually be booked for $302.

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

Before booking your flight from Des Moines to Milwaukee check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Milwaukee, WI

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Milwaukee-Mitchell within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Milwaukee-Mitchell.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Milwaukee-Mitchell.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Milwaukee-Mitchell

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Milwaukee-Mitchell are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Milwaukee-Mitchell are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Milwaukee

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Milwaukee-Mitchell

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Milwaukee 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
American Airlines
$133 $283 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$164 $259 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$165 $222 No cancel fee 69%
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