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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Minneapolis (MSP)

DSM - MSP
Price
$179 - $313
MSP
Temperature
26.6 - 84.2 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$179

From Des Moines to Minneapolis

One-way from

$42

One-way flight from Des Moines to Minneapolis

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 Minneapolis?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Des Moines to Minneapolis within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $133.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Minneapolis from Des Moines. Users have commonly found prices around $144 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $54. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Minneapolis (DSM - MSP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Minneapolis in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis in February, March 2021

5 Mar - 8 Mar
$174pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Mar - 12 Mar
$191pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

5 Mar - 8 Mar
$174pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Mar - 12 Mar
$191pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Des Moines

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$269pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$299pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
18 Mar - 20 Mar
$338pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis

5 Mar - 8 Mar
$174pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Minneapolis from Des Moines

11:30 am - 5:05 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
5h 35m
DSM - MSP
Frontier
$42
Gotogate
11:15 am - 6:54 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
19h 39m
DSM - MSP
United Airlines
$245
United
12:45 pm - 2:03 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 18m
DSM - MSP
Delta
$299
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Minneapolis

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Des Moines to Minneapolis St Paul 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 Minneapolis St Paul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $284.

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

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Minneapolis is less than $350.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Minneapolis for under $200?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to Minneapolis on average per day?

Travelers can expect 3 flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis St Paul on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Minneapolis?

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 similar to Minneapolis. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis is generally colder than in Des Moines.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Minneapolis?

Departing from Des Moines to Minneapolis will take you 1h 18m. There are 233 mi between Des Moines and Minneapolis. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis round-trip from $174. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $191, and Delta, from $269. Frontier is currently priced 28% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $42. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Minneapolis for a low price.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Minneapolis

Destination information for Minneapolis

Flight duration
1h 14m
Average temperature for February in Minneapolis
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Minneapolis
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Minneapolis

Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of DSM to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of DSM to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to MSP departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Minneapolis
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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