Cheap flights from Des Moines to Seattle (DSM - SEA)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl are usually found in January or August, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Seattle (SEA)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to SEA flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Seattle flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seattle.
DSM - SEA
Price
$214 - $338
SEA
Temperature
41 - 66.2 °F
SEA
Precipitation
0.7 - 6.6 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$274

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$214

From Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl

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 Seattle?

Find a great deal and save up to 60% by booking at least 23 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 Seattle within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $302.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Seattle (DSM - SEA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to Seattle in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 29% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Des Moines to Seattle. 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 Seattle.

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

The best prices found for DSM to SEA flights for October, November
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Seattle 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seattle from Des Moines found for this year
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$113pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$135pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Seattle

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seattle from Des Moines, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$149pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$193pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Oct - 6 Nov
$205pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Seattle
10:00 am - 7:14 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 14m
DSM - SEA
Frontier
$225
JustFly
2:38 am - 5:58 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
17h 20m
DSM - SEA
American Airlines
7:00 am - 6:31 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
37h 31m
DSM - SEA
Multiple Airlines
$348
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Seattle

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and American 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 Seattle for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Seattle for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $134, but on average you can expect to pay $183.

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

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

How popular is this Des Moines to Seattle flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl have been viewed 42 times in the past calendar month.

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

Frontier, at $158, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to Seattle.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. Frontier is priced at 44% 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 Seattle one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $86. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Seattle for a low price.

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

When booking a flight from Des Moines to Seattle, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Seattle?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to Seattle is $107. On average you can expect to pay $662. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Seattle/Tacoma Intl), can usually be booked for $149.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Seattle, WA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Seattle/Tacoma Intl within the United States

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

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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Seattle/Tacoma Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Seattle

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Destination information for Seattle

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Seattle.
Average temperature for October in Seattle
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Seattle
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Seattle

Top 5 airlines flying from Des Moines to Seattle/Tacoma Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Seattle 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
Frontier
$102 $200 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $300 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$122 $331 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$122 $340 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$202 $366 No cancel fee 75%
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