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Cheap flights from Des Moines to St Louis (DSM - STL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to St Louis (STL)

DSM - STL
Price
$123 - $514
STL
Temperature
44.6 - 89.6 °F
STL
Rainfall
2.2 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 50% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 52% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$123

From Des Moines to St Louis

One-way from

$94

One-way flight from Des Moines to St Louis

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 St Louis?

Flights from Des Moines to St Louis are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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 St Louis.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to St Louis?

To save up to 96% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 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 St Louis from $374 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $553 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to St Louis?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to St Louis from Des Moines. Prices for August average $266 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $158. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to St Louis (DSM - STL)?

When flying from Des Moines to St Louis, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 54% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to St Louis in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DSM to STL flights for December, January
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$176pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
16 Dec - 22 Dec
$186pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
16 Dec - 22 Dec
$216pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to St Louis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to St Louis from Des Moines found for this year
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$176pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
16 Dec - 22 Dec
$186pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
16 Dec - 22 Dec
$216pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to St Louis from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to St Louis
3:30 am - 10:36 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 06m
DSM - STL
United Airlines
$94
United
1:23 pm - 8:59 am
Frontier
2 Stops
19h 36m
DSM - STL
Frontier
$114
Gotogate
9:37 am - 11:31 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
25h 54m
DSM - STL
Multiple Airlines
$230
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to St Louis

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to St Louis 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 St Louis 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Des Moines to Lambert-St Louis to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Des Moines to Lambert-St Louis. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Lambert-St Louis have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Lambert-St Louis that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United 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 St Louis for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to St Louis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $208.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to St Louis for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in Des Moines or St Louis?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Des Moines is typically less than St Louis. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than St Louis?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in St Louis is hotter than in Des Moines. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to St Louis?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to St Louis in 3h 40m. Fly via Delta, United Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Delta, at $106, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to St Louis.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. Delta is priced at 58% 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 St Louis one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $88. Users have also found prices from $114 and $2,176 on United Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to St Louis

Destination information for St Louis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to St Louis
Average temperature for December in St Louis
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in St Louis
2.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing St. Louis

Top 4 airlines from Des Moines to St Louis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to St Louis 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
Delta
$87 $248 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$108 $252 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$152 $286 No cancel fee 69%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,217 $4,805 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to St Louis

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Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to St Louis
Sunday
0 flights
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Tuesday
2 daily flights
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