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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to SYD flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
DSM - SYD
Price
$968 - $2,072
SYD
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
SYD
Rainfall
2 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$1,187

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$968

From Des Moines to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Sydney (DSM - SYD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Sydney in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Sydney?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Des Moines in September are about $1,417 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $926.

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

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 31% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Sydney in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DSM to SYD flights for May, June
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$1,599pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$1,910pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
29 May - 5 Jun
$2,321pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Des Moines found for this year
10 Sep - 13 Nov
$1,184pp
DSM
Des Moines
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
3 Jul - 26 Jul
$1,204pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
7 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,205pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from Des Moines, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$2,879pp
DSM
Des Moines
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$3,646pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$5,238pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Sydney
2:53 am - 3:45 am
Delta
2 Stops
32h 52m
DSM - SYD
Delta
$1,204
Delta
11:44 am - 3:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 26m
DSM - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$1,278
Gotogate
2:03 pm - 2:35 am
Qantas Airways
1 Stop
20h 32m
DSM - SYD
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Sydney

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air New Zealand, Delta, and Qantas Airways 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 Sydney for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Sydney for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just $1,184, but on average you can expect to pay $1,593.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Sydney for under $2,900?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Des Moines to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $2,900.

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

Flying on Virgin Atlantic is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $1,184. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $1,204 and $1,283, respectively. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Sydney for 16% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $3,543 for a flight from Des Moines to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $15 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $1,184.

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

When booking a flight from Des Moines to Sydney, you may want to consider flying on Delta, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


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

Returning to Des Moines from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.42
Average temperature for May in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Sydney 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
Air New Zealand
$953 $1,240 No cancel fee 78%
Delta
$1,101 $1,742 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,149 $2,046 No cancel fee 69%
Qantas Airways
$1,754 $1,905 No cancel fee 74%