Cheap flights from Des Moines to Tampa (DSM - TPA) from $133

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 3/15. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
DSM — TPA
Feb 20 — Feb 271

The best prices from Des Moines to Tampa are usually found in September or October, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Des Moines (DSM) to Tampa (TPA)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Des Moines (DSM) to Tampa (TPA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated February 15, 2024.

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December

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September

Round-trip from

$195

One-way from

$141
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From Des Moines to Tampa
One-way flight from Des Moines to Tampa

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 22% on the overall cost on flights from Des Moines to Tampa.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Tampa, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 199% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $338 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $535.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Tampa from Des Moines. Prices for September average $429 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $239. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 27% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Tampa (DSM - TPA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Des Moines to Tampa 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 53% on airfare.

Cheap Frontier flights from Des Moines to Tampa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Frontier for the route between Des Moines and Tampa. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.
Consider these cheap Frontier flights we've found departing from Des Moines to Tampa. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 4/173:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop29h 16mFrontier
Sat 4/206:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 20mFrontier
Deal found 2/13$167
Wed 4/243:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop29h 16mFrontier
Sat 4/276:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 20mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$176
Mon 4/224:06 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop21h 40mFrontier
Sat 4/276:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 20mFrontier
Deal found 2/15$185
Fri 4/512:40 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop8h 38mFrontier
Fri 4/1210:02 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop17h 23mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$196
Wed 4/173:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop19h 22mFrontier
Fri 4/1910:02 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop17h 23mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$198
Fri 4/512:40 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop8h 38mFrontier
Thu 4/1110:41 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop18h 42mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$255
Wed 3/1312:01 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop23h 09mFrontier
Sun 3/1711:09 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop11h 27mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$325
Fri 6/73:17 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop22h 24mFrontier
Mon 6/106:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 22mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$348
Fri 3/1512:40 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop8h 38mFrontier
Tue 3/1911:09 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop13h 02mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$409

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Tampa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Des Moines and Tampa. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available American Airlines flights departing from Des Moines and landing in Tampa. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Fri 5/316:09 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 08mAmerican Airlines
Tue 6/47:25 amTPA - DSM
1 stop5h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$355
Wed 3/136:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 34mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/202:52 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops8h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$360
Tue 3/126:05 amDSM - TPA
2 stops6h 54mAmerican Airlines
Tue 3/194:30 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop6h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$361
Wed 4/171:23 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop4h 29mAmerican Airlines
Fri 4/192:50 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$380
Wed 4/175:58 amDSM - TPA
2 stops7h 02mAmerican Airlines
Sat 4/206:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop7h 33mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/13$381
Wed 4/175:58 amDSM - TPA
2 stops7h 02mAmerican Airlines
Fri 4/192:50 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$386
Thu 3/286:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 34mAmerican Airlines
Thu 4/48:25 amTPA - DSM
1 stop5h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$395
Thu 3/286:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 34mAmerican Airlines
Thu 4/46:00 amTPA - DSM
2 stops7h 38mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$400
Tue 3/196:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 34mAmerican Airlines
Sun 3/245:41 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop5h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/15$407

Cheap Des Moines to Tampa flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Des Moines to Tampa specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Prices were last updated on February 15, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Tampa in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 3/158:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop9h 39mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/221:45 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop10h 03mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$308
Thu 3/145:16 pmDSM - TPA
2 stops13h 44mMultiple Airlines
Thu 3/2110:05 amTPA - DSM
2 stops24h 03mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/13$315
Thu 2/294:52 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops26h 07mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/38:56 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops25h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$316
Thu 2/294:52 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops26h 07mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/38:56 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops25h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$318
Thu 3/149:00 amDSM - TPA
3 stops24h 53mMultiple Airlines
Thu 3/2110:05 amTPA - DSM
2 stops24h 03mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/13$322
Wed 3/1312:01 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop23h 09mFrontier
Sun 3/1711:09 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop11h 27mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$325
Wed 3/1310:00 amDSM - TPA
3 stops22h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 3/208:05 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops20h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$333
Fri 3/158:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop9h 39mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/2211:48 amTPA - DSM
2 stops12h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$334
Thu 2/294:52 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops26h 07mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/38:56 pmTPA - DSM
3 stops25h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$346

Des Moines to Tampa 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Des Moines and Tampa in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Tampa in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Wed 4/173:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop29h 16mFrontier
Sat 4/206:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 20mFrontier
Deal found 2/13$167
Wed 4/243:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop29h 16mFrontier
Sat 4/276:05 amTPA - DSM
1 stop9h 20mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$176
Fri 4/512:40 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop8h 38mFrontier
Fri 4/1210:02 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop17h 23mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$196
Wed 4/173:25 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop19h 22mFrontier
Fri 4/1910:02 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop17h 23mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$198
Fri 4/512:40 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop8h 38mFrontier
Thu 4/1110:41 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop18h 42mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$255
Fri 3/158:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop9h 39mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/221:45 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop10h 03mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$308
Thu 3/145:16 pmDSM - TPA
2 stops13h 44mMultiple Airlines
Thu 3/2110:05 amTPA - DSM
2 stops24h 03mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/13$315
Thu 2/294:52 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops26h 07mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/38:56 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops25h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$316
Thu 2/294:52 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops26h 07mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/38:56 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops25h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$318

Des Moines to Tampa flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Des Moines to Tampa for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Des Moines to Tampa. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Tue 2/205:55 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 00mDelta
Wed 2/215:50 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop6h 26mDelta
Deal found 2/13$936
Tue 2/205:40 amDSM - TPA
2 stops10h 45mDelta
Wed 2/215:50 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop6h 26mDelta
Deal found 2/13$1,145
Tue 2/2011:53 amDSM - TPA
1 stop4h 55mDelta
Wed 2/215:50 pmTPA - DSM
1 stop6h 26mDelta
Deal found 2/13$1,246
Tue 2/208:00 amDSM - TPA
1 stop12h 59mUnited Airlines
Wed 2/216:59 pmTPA - DSM
2 stops16h 26mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/13$1,389
Tue 2/206:20 amDSM - TPA
2 stops10h 05mDelta
Wed 2/219:10 amTPA - DSM
2 stops10h 09mDelta
Deal found 2/13$1,599

One-way flights to Tampa from Des Moines

Search for one-way flight options from Des Moines to Tampa. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Des Moines to Tampa can choose from these deals. Those seeking round-trip flights from Des Moines to Tampa should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Fri 3/155:04 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop20h 36mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$133
Fri 3/152:10 pmDSM - TPA
2 stops19h 12mFrontier
Deal found 2/14$141
Wed 3/65:00 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 59mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/13$179
Fri 3/156:30 amDSM - TPA
1 stop5h 34mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$198
Fri 3/156:05 amDSM - TPA
2 stops6h 54mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$204
Wed 3/610:00 amDSM - TPA
2 stops27h 32mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/13$207
Fri 3/152:10 pmDSM - TPA
3 stops18h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/14$212
Fri 8/94:20 pmDSM - TPA
1 stop4h 32mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/14$230
Wed 3/610:00 amDSM - TPA
3 stops32h 09mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/13$232

Find flights from Des Moines to Tampa within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Des Moines to Tampa that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,271,781 searches. Data last updated February 15, 2024.

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DSM - TPA

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Wed 4/17

1 stop29h 16m

Tampa

Sat 4/20

1 stop9h 20m

$167

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Des Moines

Wed 4/24

1 stop29h 16m

Tampa

Sat 4/27

1 stop9h 20m

$176

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DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Mon 4/22

1 stop21h 40m

Tampa

Sat 4/27

1 stop9h 20m

$185

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DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Fri 4/5

1 stop8h 38m

Tampa

Fri 4/12

1 stop17h 23m

$196

Des MoinesTampa

DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Wed 4/17

1 stop19h 22m

Tampa

Fri 4/19

1 stop17h 23m

$198

Des MoinesTampa

DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Fri 3/15

1 stop9h 39m

Tampa

Fri 3/22

1 stop10h 03m

$308

Des MoinesTampa

DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Fri 5/31

1 stop5h 08m

Tampa

Tue 6/4

1 stop5h 56m

$355

Des MoinesTampa

DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Fri 4/12

1 stop4h 52m

Tampa

Tue 4/16

1 stop8h 02m

$358

Des MoinesTampa

DSM - TPA

DSMTPA

Des Moines

Fri 4/12

2 stops17h 11m

Tampa

Tue 4/16

1 stop6h 08m

$472

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When is the best time to book a flight from Des Moines to Tampa?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Des Moines to Tampa. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Des Moines to Tampa, you should look to book at least 54 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Tampa?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Tampa. Price data was last updated on February 11, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Des Moines to Tampa flight should consider departing on Thursday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Tampa by month

Plan your trip from Des Moines to Tampa by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Des Moines to Tampa is currently $193 while a round-trip flight costs $268. Price data was last updated on February 11, 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Des Moines to Tampa (average of $195). Flying from Des Moines to Tampa in March is currently the most expensive (average of $278). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$202

February

$215

March

$278

April

$231

May

$248

June

$269

July

$251

August

$224

September

$203

October

$195

November

$224

December

$208

Reviews of airlines servicing Tampa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Tampa. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Tampa. Reviews last updated February 15, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Des Moines to Tampa, see what other customers have to say about Frontier, American Airlines and Delta. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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Good
3,044 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

On time flights; courteous staff; efficient boarding system! Thank you!

7.9
Good
3,044 reviews
7.9
Good
3,044 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

On time flights; courteous staff; efficient boarding system! Thank you!

7.5
Good
1,919 reviews
7.9
Good
3,044 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

On time flights; courteous staff; efficient boarding system! Thank you!

7.2
Good
2,655 reviews
7.9
Good
3,044 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

On time flights; courteous staff; efficient boarding system! Thank you!

5.8
Fair
771 reviews
7.9
Good
3,044 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

On time flights; courteous staff; efficient boarding system! Thank you!

Temperature and rainfall in Tampa by month

Plan your trip to Tampa by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

TPA

Temperature

60.8 - 82.4 °F

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Can I find flights from Des Moines to Tampa for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Tampa for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $167, but on average you can expect to pay $291.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Tampa for under $1,000?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Des Moines to Tampa within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Tampa is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $167 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $355 and $358 round-trip. Frontier is priced at 61% 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 Tampa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $141. American Airlines flights start at $179 while deals on Delta start at $261 one-way.

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What does DSM to TPA mean?

This is defined as Des Moines Airport (DSM) and Tampa Airport (TPA). Codes like Tampa Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Des Moines to Tampa

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FrontierCheapest$164Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Allegiant AirCheapest$167Average$258FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%
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United AirlinesCheapest$275Average$440FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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American AirlinesCheapest$285Average$393FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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DeltaCheapest$286Average$429FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Tampa

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