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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis (DSM - MSP)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Minneapolis are usually found in November or December, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Sunday

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

DSM - MSP
Price
$229 - $525
MSP
Temperature
26.6 - 84.2 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.4 inches
Popular in February High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average price $244 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $229 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 54% by booking at least 46 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 $170.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Minneapolis from Des Moines. Users have commonly found prices around $163 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $87. 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 August, September 2020

The best prices found for DSM to MSP flights for August, September
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$179pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$202pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$302pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Minneapolis 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Des Moines found for this year
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$179pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$184pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Minneapolis direct flight deals
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$177pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
14 Aug - 16 Aug
$179pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$198pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to Minneapolis flights.

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.

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 Delta for just $177, but on average you can expect to pay $322.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Minneapolis is less than $219.

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 less than Minneapolis. You can assume this to be the case over the next 14 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 09m. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Minneapolis round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Minneapolis round-trip from $177. Delta is currently priced 44% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Minneapolis

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Minneapolis
Flight duration
1h 13m
Average temperature for August in Minneapolis
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Minneapolis
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Minneapolis

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 35% of DSM to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of DSM to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of DSM to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to MSP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Minneapolis
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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