Cheap flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg (DSM - PIE)

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The best prices from Des Moines to St Petersburg are usually found in August or September, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to St Petersburg (PIE)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to PIE flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to St Petersburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in St Petersburg.
DSM - PIE
Price
$150 - $403

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$150

From Des Moines to St Petersburg

One-way from

$54

One-way flight from Des Moines to St Petersburg

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 Petersburg?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 103% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to St Petersburg, book at least 15 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $165 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $198.

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

August can be a great time to fly to St Petersburg from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $186. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $79. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to St Petersburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 48% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DSM to PIE flights for July, August
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
13 Aug - 15 Aug
$247pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to St Petersburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to St Petersburg from Des Moines found for this year
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$196pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Non-stop flights to St Petersburg from Des Moines

Save time with Des Moines to St Petersburg direct flight deals
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$170pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$196pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to St Petersburg from Des Moines, departing today and this week
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$249pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
5 Aug - 8 Aug
$382pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$441pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to St Petersburg from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg
2:00 am - 5:37 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 37m
DSM - PIE
Allegiant Air
$54
FlyFar
2:00 am - 5:37 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 37m
DSM - PIE
Allegiant Air
$76
mytrip.com
6:23 am - 9:58 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 35m
DSM - PIE
Allegiant Air
$93
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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to St Petersburg

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to St Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Tampa St. Petersburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Allegiant Air, United Airlines, and Delta 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 St Petersburg for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $153, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Des Moines to St Petersburg is less than $206.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to St Petersburg for under $300?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Des Moines to St Petersburg within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How many flights depart from Des Moines to St Petersburg on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Des Moines to Tampa St. Petersburg on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Des Moines or St Petersburg?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally more than the rainfall in St Petersburg. This will continue over the next 14 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than St Petersburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in June. The weather in St Petersburg is generally hotter than Des Moines's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

Departing from Des Moines to St Petersburg will take you 2h 32m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1132 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to St Petersburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to St Petersburg is Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $153 on this airline. Allegiant Air is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to St Petersburg one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Allegiant Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $54.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for St Petersburg, FL

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Tampa St. Petersburg within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tampa St. Petersburg.

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 Tampa St. Petersburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Tampa St. Petersburg.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Tampa St. Petersburg

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tampa St. Petersburg are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to St Petersburg

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

Destination information for St Petersburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to St Petersburg.
Flight duration
2h 38m

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to St Petersburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to St Petersburg 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
Allegiant Air
$132 $249 No cancel fee 88%
Delta
$228 $317 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$200 $343 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$182 $358 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to St Petersburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Des Moines towards St Petersburg.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 67% of DSM to PIE departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of DSM to PIE departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of DSM to PIE departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DSM to PIE departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Des Moines to St Petersburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Des Moines to St Petersburg.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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