Cheap flights from Des Moines to New York (DSM - NYC)

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The best prices from Des Moines to New York are usually found in August or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to NYC flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
DSM - NYC
Price
$217 - $353
NYC
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$217

From Des Moines to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$109

One-way flight from Des Moines to New York (NYC)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to New York (DSM - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to New York in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 66% by booking at least 60 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 New York within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $372.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to New York?

August can be a great time to fly to New York from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $274. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

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

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Des Moines to New York. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to New York.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to New York in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to NYC flights for October, November
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$163pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Oct - 27 Oct
$166pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Nov - 1 Dec
$172pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Des Moines found for this year
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$145pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$152pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to New York from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to New York direct flight deals
11 Nov - 15 Nov
$219pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$229pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$239pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Des Moines, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$248pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$253pp
DSM
Des Moines
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to New York from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to New York
3:48 pm - 4:01 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
23h 13m
DSM - SWF
Allegiant Air
$109
Gotogate
4:55 pm - 4:38 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
22h 43m
DSM - EWR
Frontier
$114
Kiwi.com
1:41 am - 10:00 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 19m
DSM - EWR
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Des Moines</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to New York?

For a flight from Des Moines to New York, you will be flying from Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to New York per day. 4 airlines have flights to New York from Des Moines on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $145, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to New York is less than $274.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to New York for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to New York within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $71. Users have also found prices from $90 and $98 on Allegiant Air and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to New York?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to New York is $117. On average you can expect to pay $305. The most popular route, (Des Moines - New York John F Kennedy Intl), can usually be booked for $237.

What are the most popular routes from Des Moines to New York?

While some choose either Des Moines - New York LaGuardia or Des Moines - Newark, Des Moines - New York John F Kennedy Intl is the most popular route from Des Moines to New York.

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

When booking a flight from Des Moines to New York, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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

Returning to Des Moines from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to New York

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

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to New York.
Flight duration from DSM to New York
3h 02m
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to New York 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
United Airlines
$127 $311 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$133 $345 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $340 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of DSM to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of DSM to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of DSM to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to New York.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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