Cheap flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh (DSM - PIT)

DSM — PIT
Oct 3 — Oct 101

The best prices from Des Moines to Pittsburgh are usually found in October or November, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines (DSM) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PIT flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Pittsburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Pittsburgh.

DSM - PIT

Price

$258 - $674

PIT

Temperature

28.4 - 73.4 °F

PIT

Rainfall

2.3 - 4.3 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 42% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Round-trip from$258From Des Moines to Pittsburgh
One-way from$224One-way flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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

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 Pittsburgh?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 46% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $356 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $431.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Pittsburgh from Des Moines. Prices for October average $393 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $218. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a October flight can save you 71% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Pittsburgh (DSM - PIT)?

When flying from Des Moines to Pittsburgh, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh in September, October 2022

The best prices found for DSM to PIT flights for September, October
Oct 26 - Oct 29
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

4h 30m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 53m
$252

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 28 - Oct 31
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

8h 50m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

12h 21m
$316

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 28 - Oct 31
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

6h 09m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

12h 21m
$325

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Des Moines to Pittsburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines found for this year
Oct 26 - Oct 29
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

4h 30m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 53m
$252

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Dec 1 - Dec 4
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

9h 04m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 21m
$263

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Dec 1 - Dec 4
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

8h 27m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 57m
$297

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

Oct 26 - Oct 29
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

4h 30m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 53m
$252

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 23 - Nov 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

5h 46m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 02m
$346

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 28 - Oct 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

26h 09m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 20m
$384

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

Dec 1 - Dec 4
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

8h 27m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 57m
$297

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 8 - Nov 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

10h 37m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 24m
$352

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 11 - Oct 13
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

9h 19m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 48m
$355

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

Late deals on return flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Oct 8 - Nov 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

6h 52m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 39m
$333

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 8 - Nov 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

10h 37m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

5h 44m
$337

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 8 - Nov 30
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

10h 37m
PIT

Pittsburgh

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 24m
$352

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

One-way flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh
Nov 10
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

9h 24m
$86

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 9
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

27h 43m
$149

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 21
DSM

Des Moines

PIT

Pittsburgh

2 stops

19h 38m
$186

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $252, but on average you can expect to pay $352.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Pittsburgh for under $400?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Pittsburgh is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $252 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $297 and $333 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh are Frontier ($86), American Airlines ($230), and United Airlines ($233).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Pittsburgh are American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh? While on average our users pay $628, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $212. The most popular route (Des Moines - Pittsburgh), is priced around $248.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Pittsburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$209Average$395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$227Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$232Average$383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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Weekly flight availability from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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