Cheap flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City (DSM - SLC)

The best prices from Des Moines to Salt Lake City are usually found in August or May, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

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

DSM - SLC

Price

$200 - $345

SLC

Temperature

30.2 - 78.8 °F

SLC

Precipitation

0.6 - 2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$200

From Des Moines to Salt Lake City

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 27% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 74% 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 $458.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in November. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Salt Lake City. Flights to Salt Lake City from Des Moines in August are about $276 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $176.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City (DSM - SLC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Salt Lake City at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DSM to SLC flights for January, February
Feb 20 - Feb 24
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 44m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 21m
$149

Frontier

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 14 - Feb 17
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

16h 54m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 21m
$157

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 22 - Mar 23
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

10h 42m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 18m
$160

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Des Moines to Salt Lake City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Salt Lake City from Des Moines found for this year
Apr 19 - Apr 26
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

11h 48m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 26m
$129

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 20 - Feb 24
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 44m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 21m
$149

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 14 - Feb 17
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

16h 54m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

7h 21m
$157

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

Late deals on return flights to Salt Lake City from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Feb 6
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

10h 45m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 25m
$175

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 27 - Feb 6
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

2 stops

10h 49m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 25m
$248

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 28 - Feb 6
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

11h 58m
SLC

Salt Lake City

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 25m
$249

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

One-way flights to Salt Lake City from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City
Mar 6
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 44m
$73

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 30
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

6h 43m
$78

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 13
DSM

Des Moines

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

6h 44m
$82

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to Salt Lake City flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

Booking a flight from Des Moines (DSM) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is your only option if you wish to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City, all of which are around 3h 14m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from Des Moines to Salt Lake City.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Salt Lake City have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $129, but on average you can expect to pay $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Salt Lake City for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($129), offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to Salt Lake City. Frontier is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City one-way?

$73 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and United Airlines, with prices starting from $135 and $147, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Salt Lake City are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Des Moines to Salt Lake City on time: WestJet (81%), SkyWest Airlines (78%), Delta (78%).

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Salt Lake City?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $61. While the most popular route (Des Moines - Salt Lake City) can be booked for $203 on average our data indicates $356 when flying from Des Moines to Salt Lake City.

Can I fly to Salt Lake City from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Salt Lake City within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Salt Lake City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Salt Lake City.

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Salt Lake City?

Returning to Des Moines from Salt Lake City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Salt Lake City

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Salt Lake City choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$108
Average$248
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$127
Average$300
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$137
Average$289
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$173
Average$360
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

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Weekly flight availability from Des Moines to Salt Lake City

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to Salt Lake City
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Monday2daily flights
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Saturday2daily flights