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 Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PHL flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
DSM - PHL
Price
$269 - $405
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 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

Round-trip from

$269

From Des Moines to Philadelphia

One-way from

$158

One-way flight 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 39% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $401 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $482.

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 2% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia from Des Moines. Users have commonly found prices around $327 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $257. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Philadelphia is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 52% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DSM to PHL flights for January, February
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$122pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$127pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Jan - 26 Jan
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Philadelphia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Des Moines found for this year
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$122pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$127pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
23 Jan - 26 Jan
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Des Moines, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$122pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$269pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 24 Feb
$286pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia
3:44 pm - 12:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 13m
DSM - PHL
Frontier
$158
Flights by SU
7:47 am - 1:50 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
17h 03m
DSM - PHL
American Airlines
11:55 am - 11:21 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
22h 26m
DSM - PHL
United Airlines
$262
United

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Philadelphia

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $253.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Des Moines to Philadelphia flight route?

This flight path from Des Moines to Philadelphia was viewed by 26 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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 $122. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $267, and Delta, from $270. Frontier is 62% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $62 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $134 and American Airlines from $219 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia?

On average you can expect to pay $376 for a flight from Des Moines to Philadelphia. The cheapest flight overall is $86 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Philadelphia) is currently priced at $196.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Philadelphia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Philadelphia

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Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Philadelphia.
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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