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

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The best prices from Des Moines to Pittsburgh are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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 2021: compare Des Moines to Pittsburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Pittsburgh.
DSM - PIT
Price
$191 - $372
PIT
Temperature
28.4 - 73.4 °F
PIT
Precipitation
2.3 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$191

From Des Moines to Pittsburgh

One-way from

$113

One-way flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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 Pittsburgh?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Pittsburgh, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 53% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $351 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 month to fly from Des Moines to Pittsburgh?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Pittsburgh from Des Moines. Prices for August average $298 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $178. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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 evening, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DSM to PIT flights for October, November
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$214pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$217pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$218pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Pittsburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines found for this year
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$214pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Dec - 20 Dec
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$217pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh

Late deals on round-trip flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$226pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$261pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$267pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Pittsburgh from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh
12:46 am - 12:20 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 34m
DSM - PIT
American Airlines
2:40 am - 9:12 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 32m
DSM - PIT
United Airlines
$188
United
2:30 am - 6:11 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
14h 41m
DSM - PIT
Allegiant Air
$288
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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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 American Airlines for just $214, but on average you can expect to pay $249.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Pittsburgh for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Pittsburgh within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Pittsburgh is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $214 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and United Airlines, starting at $217 and $278 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 28% 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 American Airlines ($107), United Airlines ($175), and Allegiant Air ($288).

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 $288, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $129. The most popular route (Des Moines - Pittsburgh), is priced around $227.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Pittsburgh, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Pittsburgh.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Pittsburgh

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Pittsburgh must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Pittsburgh

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Destination information for Pittsburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Pittsburgh.
Average temperature for October in Pittsburgh
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Pittsburgh
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Pittsburgh

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$169 $372 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$169 $351 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$184 $374 No cancel fee 71%
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