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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia (DSM - PHL)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Philadelphia are usually found in May or August, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Philadelphia (PHL)

DSM - PHL
Price
$269 - $405
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$350

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$269

From Des Moines to Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, 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 Philadelphia?

Users have found that booking a flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia at least 23 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia for as little as $179 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $231 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Philadelphia from Des Moines. Prices for July average $184 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $52. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Philadelphia (DSM - PHL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Philadelphia in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 40% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DSM to PHL flights for January, February
14 Feb - 18 Feb
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Feb - 22 Feb
$181pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
21 Jan - 31 Jan
$194pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Des Moines found for this year
14 Feb - 18 Feb
$88pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Feb - 22 Feb
$181pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
21 Jan - 31 Jan
$194pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Philadelphia direct flight deals
17 Apr - 23 Apr
$329pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
17 Jun - 20 Jun
$364pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
1 Jul - 5 Jul
$455pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Philadelphia

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Des Moines to Philadelphia. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, 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 Philadelphia for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $279.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia is less than $471.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Philadelphia?

Des Moines will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Philadelphia over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in July. The weather in Philadelphia is generally hotter 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 Philadelphia?

A quick flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia can take about 2h 35m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $329. 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 Philadelphia round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia round-trip from $88. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $246, and United Airlines, from $275. Frontier is priced at 73% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Philadelphia

Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Philadelphia
Flight duration
2h 44m
Average temperature for January in Philadelphia
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Philadelphia
3.2 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Philadelphia 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
Frontier
$86 $156 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$100 $262 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$164 $340 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$186 $394 No cancel fee 71%
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