Cheap flights from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM - PHX)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Phoenix are usually found in August or September, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PHX flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
DSM - PHX
Price
$255 - $429
PHX
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
PHX
Rainfall
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$255

From Des Moines to Phoenix

One-way from

$136

One-way flight from Des Moines to Phoenix

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 Phoenix (DSM - PHX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Phoenix is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 38% on airfare.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 84% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Phoenix from Des Moines. Prices for August average $341 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $142. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in June

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

Find a great deal and save up to 30% by booking at least 32 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 Phoenix within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $378.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Phoenix in August, September 2022

The best prices found for DSM to PHX flights for August, September
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 22 Sep
$137pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Phoenix 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Des Moines found for this year
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 22 Sep
$137pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap Frontier flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

20 Sep - 27 Sep
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 22 Sep
$137pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$155pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

9 Sep - 16 Sep
$187pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$198pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$208pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Phoenix direct flight deals
9 Sep - 16 Sep
$187pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
9 Sep - 16 Sep
$213pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
5 Sep - 16 Sep
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
AZA
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Des Moines, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$148pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Aug - 27 Aug
$168pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Phoenix from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Phoenix
12:00 pm - 5:32 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 32m
DSM - PHX
Frontier
$136
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 5:13 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
16h 13m
DSM - AZA
Allegiant Air
$143
mytrip.com
11:55 am - 4:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 46m
DSM - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$147
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Phoenix

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

Des Moines (DSM), located 3.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Des Moines to Phoenix. 7 airlines have flights from Des Moines to Phoenix on a regular basis. Booking flights from Des Moines to Phoenix should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 5 outbound flights to Phoenix per day.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Phoenix for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $134, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Phoenix is less than $268.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Phoenix within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Des Moines to Phoenix flight route?

Within the past month, 164 users have taken a look at flights from Des Moines to Phoenix.

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

Frontier, at $134, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to Phoenix. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Allegiant Air. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Phoenix for 60% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $66 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Allegiant Air from $84 and United Airlines from $123 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Phoenix?

On average you can expect to pay $534 for a flight from Des Moines to Phoenix. The cheapest flight overall is $82 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl) is currently priced at $135.

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

Before booking your flight from Des Moines to Phoenix check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Frontier.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Phoenix.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Phoenix

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Phoenix

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Des Moines to Phoenix

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Phoenix 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$85 $305 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$91 $209 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$121 $247 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$137 $344 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$211 $430 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards Phoenix.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 55% of DSM to PHX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of DSM to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DSM to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Phoenix.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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