Cheap flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl (DSM - RSW)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl are usually found in July or August, booked 46 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 Southwest Florida Intl (RSW)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to RSW flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Southwest Florida Intl.
DSM - RSW
Price
$209 - $386

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$209

From Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl

One-way from

$159

One-way flight from Des Moines to Southwest Florida 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 day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 21% on the overall cost on flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $239. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $286.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl?

August can be a great time to fly to Southwest Florida Intl from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $296. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $77. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl (DSM - RSW)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 47% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DSM to RSW flights for July, August
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$235pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$254pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Southwest Florida Intl from Des Moines found for this year
7 Sep - 10 Sep
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$217pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Southwest Florida Intl from Des Moines, departing today and this week
29 Jul - 4 Aug
$334pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Jul - 4 Aug
$338pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$343pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
RSW
Fort Myers SW Florida Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Southwest Florida Intl from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl
1:50 am - 7:50 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 00m
DSM - RSW
Delta
$159
Delta
2:43 am - 10:47 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 04m
DSM - RSW
American Airlines
10:15 am - 7:51 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
20h 36m
DSM - RSW
United Airlines
$334
United

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Des Moines and Southwest Florida Intl for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Fort Myers SW Florida 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 Southwest Florida Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $261.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

The Des Moines to Fort Myers SW Florida Intl flight path was viewed by 14 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl in 5h 10m. Fly via American Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $217 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $234 and $257 round-trip. United Airlines is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $109 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $127 and United Airlines from $129 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Southwest Florida Intl (RSW)

Can I fly to Fort Myers SW Florida Intl from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Fort Myers SW Florida Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Fort Myers SW Florida 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 Fort Myers SW Florida Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Fort Myers SW Florida Intl.

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Fort Myers SW Florida Intl?

Returning to Des Moines from Fort Myers SW Florida Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Fort Myers SW Florida 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 Fort Myers SW Florida Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl

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Destination information for Southwest Florida Intl

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Top 5 airlines flying from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Southwest Florida Intl 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
$68 $180 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$72 $287 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$126 $305 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$129 $326 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$135 $341 No cancel fee N/A
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