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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)

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Milwaukee. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 39% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Des Moines to Milwaukee 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $304, or $409 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Milwaukee from Des Moines. Prices for August average $285 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $162. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Milwaukee in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee in November, December 2020

The best prices found for DSM to MKE flights for November, December
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$166pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Dec - 9 Jan
$178pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Dec - 8 Jan
$188pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Milwaukee 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Milwaukee from Des Moines found for next year
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$166pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Dec - 9 Jan
$178pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Dec - 8 Jan
$188pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
MKE
Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Milwaukee

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell 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 Milwaukee Milwaukee-Mitchell 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 Milwaukee for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Milwaukee for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $287.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Des Moines to Milwaukee?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Milwaukee?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Des Moines is typically similar to Milwaukee. We can gather that this will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Milwaukee?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee?

Airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines fly from Des Moines to Milwaukee in about 3h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 08m. 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 Milwaukee round-trip?

Currently priced at $148, Delta will fly you from Des Moines to Milwaukee and back. In addition to Delta, 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 $188 and $258, respectively. These flights start at 49% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Milwaukee

Destination information for Milwaukee

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Milwaukee
Average temperature for November in Milwaukee
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Milwaukee
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Milwaukee

Top 3 airlines from Des Moines to Milwaukee

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
$202 $329 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$149 $329 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$149 $350 No cancel fee 69%
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