Cheap flights from Des Moines to Portland (DSM - PDX)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Portland are usually found in May or July, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Portland (PDX)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PDX flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Portland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Portland.
DSM - PDX
Price
$220 - $522
PDX
Temperature
41 - 69.8 °F
PDX
Rainfall
0.7 - 5.6 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$393

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$220

From Des Moines to Portland

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 Portland?

Find a great deal and save up to 59% by booking at least 35 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 Portland within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $362.

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

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Des Moines to Portland. 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 Portland.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Portland from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $352. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $122. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Portland (DSM - PDX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Portland in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 51% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Portland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for DSM to PDX flights for June, July
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$376pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
22 Jul - 3 Aug
$382pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
10 Jul - 17 Jul
$387pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Portland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Portland from Des Moines found for this year
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$132pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$146pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$154pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to Portland from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to Portland direct flight deals
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$132pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$146pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$154pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Portland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Portland from Des Moines, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 3 Jul
$590pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
1 Jul - 3 Jul
$602pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$607pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Portland from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Portland
2:00 am - 8:10 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
20h 10m
DSM - PDX
United Airlines
$267
United
11:28 am - 12:53 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 25m
DSM - PDX
Allegiant Air
$272
Kiwi.com
11:43 am - 4:24 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 41m
DSM - PDX
Frontier
$279
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Portland

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Allegiant Air, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Des Moines to Portland have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Portland for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $225.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Portland under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to Portland is less than $398.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Portland for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Portland within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Des Moines to Portland flight route?

The Des Moines to Portland flight path was viewed by 28 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Portland round-trip?

Flying on Allegiant Air is currently your cheapest option to Portland, with prices starting at $125. Allegiant Air is currently priced 64% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Allegiant Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $113. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Portland for a low price.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Portland.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Portland?

While on average a flight from Des Moines to Portland is generally $632, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $25. When looking at the most popular route, (Des Moines - Portland), you can expect to pay $146 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Portland, OR

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Portland

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

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Portland

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

Destination information for Portland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Portland.
Flight duration from DSM to PDX
3h 22m
Average temperature for June in Portland
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Portland
1.8 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Portland

Top 6 airlines flying from Des Moines to Portland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Portland 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
$12 $23 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.

Frontier
$50 $168 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$99 $224 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$151 $410 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$163 $409 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$198 $393 No cancel fee 69%
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to Portland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Portland.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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