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

DSM — RIC
Feb 8 — Feb 151

The best prices from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl are usually found in February or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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 2023: compare Des Moines to Richmond flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Richmond.

DSM - RIC

Price

$279 - $835

RIC

Temperature

37.4 - 78.8 °F

RIC

Rainfall

2.8 - 4.7 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop
Round-trip from$279From Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl
One-way from$164One-way flight from Des Moines to Richmond Byrd Intl

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

Thursday 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.

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

To save up to 28% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 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 $478 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $546 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Richmond, Virginia from Des Moines average $495. You can even find prices in February for less than $495, as users have found deals to Richmond, Virginia from as low as $272. 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 68%.

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 evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Richmond in February, March 2023

The best prices found for DSM to RIC flights for February, March
Feb 11 - Feb 14
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 44m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 56m
$147

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 4 - Mar 11
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

11h 08m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 16m
$234

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Mar 5 - Mar 7
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

14h 53m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 14m
$252

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Des Moines to Richmond 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Richmond from Des Moines found for this year
Feb 11 - Feb 14
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 44m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 56m
$147

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 4 - Mar 11
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

11h 08m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 16m
$234

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Mar 5 - Mar 7
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

14h 53m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

20h 14m
$252

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Richmond

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 41m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 38m
$317

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

4h 41m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 38m
$327

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/3

Apr 26 - May 6
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

13h 36m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 30m
$413

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Richmond

Feb 26 - Mar 1
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

6h 14m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 49m
$315

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

10h 24m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 17m
$345

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

10h 24m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 17m
$365

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/3

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Richmond

Late deals on return flights to Richmond from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Feb 11 - Feb 14
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 44m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 56m
$147

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 11 - Feb 14
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

19h 58m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 56m
$400

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 11 - Feb 14
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

14h 27m
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

16h 36m
$514

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

One-way flights to Richmond from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Richmond
Feb 11
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 44m
$76

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 26
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

37h 53m
$119

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 18
DSM

Des Moines

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

31h 33m
$131

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Richmond

Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,189 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,682 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Allegiant Air
7.4
Good
97 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Related info for your journey

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

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

United Airlines, Delta, and American 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $234, but on average you can expect to pay $340.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for under $200?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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 Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $272 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $287 and $315 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia for 45% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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.

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

On average you can expect to pay $392 for a flight from Des Moines to Richmond, Virginia. The cheapest flight overall is $263 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Richmond Byrd Intl) is currently priced at $147.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Richmond

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Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Richmond

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$312Average$549FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$327Average$470FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$345Average$498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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