Cheap flights from Des Moines to Richmond (DSM - RIC)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl are usually found in September or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Richmond (RIC)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to RIC flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Richmond flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Richmond.
DSM - RIC
Price
$268 - $947
RIC
Temperature
37.4 - 78.8 °F
RIC
Rainfall
2.8 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 54% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$268

From Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way from

$176

One-way flight from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Richmond, Virginia from Des Moines average $437. You can even find prices in September for less than $437, as users have found deals to Richmond, Virginia from as low as $266. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Richmond, Virginia from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 116%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

To save up to 42% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia from $384 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia (DSM - RIC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia. 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 Richmond, Virginia.

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

The best prices found for DSM to RIC flights for June, July
14 Jul - 17 Jul
$372pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$471pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
14 Jul - 17 Jul
$504pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Richmond 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Richmond from Des Moines found for this year
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$338pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Oct - 8 Oct
$346pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
14 Jul - 17 Jul
$372pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Richmond

Late deals on round-trip flights to Richmond from Des Moines, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$471pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$527pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$602pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Byrd Intl from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Richmond
2:00 am - 4:20 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
25h 20m
DSM - RIC
Allegiant Air
$176
Gotogate
3:05 am - 7:22 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
15h 17m
DSM - RIC
American Airlines
10:54 am - 11:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
23h 56m
DSM - RIC
Multiple Airlines
$495
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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Richmond

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $338, but on average you can expect to pay $427.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for under $500?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $346 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $385 and $418 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for 20% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

On average you can expect to pay $426 for a flight from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia. The cheapest flight overall is $249 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Richmond Byrd Intl) is currently priced at $338.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Allegiant Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Richmond, VA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Richmond Byrd Intl within the United States

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Richmond Byrd Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Richmond

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Destination information for Richmond

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Richmond.
Average temperature for June in Richmond
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Richmond
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Richmond

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Richmond 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
$253 $384 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$253 $428 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$256 $440 No cancel fee 71%
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