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The best prices from Des Moines to Phoenix are usually found in August or January, booked 30 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)

DSM - PHX
Price
$126 - $296
PHX
Temperature
68 - 107.6 °F
PHX
Rainfall
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$126

From Des Moines to Phoenix

One-way from

$114

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

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Des Moines to Phoenix. 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 Phoenix.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Des Moines to Phoenix at least 35 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Des Moines to Phoenix for as little as $63 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 $78 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Phoenix from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $72. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $37. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM - PHX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Phoenix in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for DSM to PHX flights for January, February
25 Jan - 17 Feb
$119pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 26 Feb
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$131pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Des Moines found for this year
25 Jan - 17 Feb
$119pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 26 Feb
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$131pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Phoenix direct flight deals
1 Mar - 5 Mar
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
1 Mar - 6 Mar
$149pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 17 Feb
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
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
25 Jan - 17 Feb
$119pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 26 Feb
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$148pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
Non-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
7:00 am - 7:01 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 01m
DSM - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$114
Kiwi.com
10:16 am - 5:17 am
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 01m
DSM - PHX
Frontier
$137
Gotogate
10:50 am - 1:05 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 15m
DSM - PHX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Phoenix

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Frontier, 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 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 Multiple Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

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 $212.

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 flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl have been viewed 164 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Phoenix?

In Des Moines, there will be same rainfall in Des Moines compared to Phoenix over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Phoenix?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 108 °F range in July. The weather in Phoenix 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 Phoenix?

American Airlines and Frontier can get you from Des Moines to Phoenix in just under 2h 58m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 29m. 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 Phoenix round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($132), and Frontier ($135) offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to Phoenix. These flights start at 38% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $50. Frontier flights start at $63 while deals on Delta start at $99 one-way.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Phoenix

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Phoenix
Flight duration
3h 00m
Average temperature for January in Phoenix
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Phoenix
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Phoenix

Top 5 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
Frontier
$41 $154 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$97 $211 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$96 $226 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$67 $234 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$112 $280 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Phoenix

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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Phoenix
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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