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

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The best prices from Des Moines to Tampa are usually found in July or August, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to TPA flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Tampa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tampa.
DSM - TPA
Price
$225 - $451
TPA
Temperature
73.4 - 91.4 °F
TPA
Rainfall
1.6 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$225

From Des Moines to Tampa

One-way from

$214

One-way flight from Des Moines to Tampa

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 Tampa?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Des Moines to Tampa. 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 Tampa.

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

To save up to 12% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 15 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 Tampa from $165 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $198 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Tampa 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 Tampa (DSM - TPA)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 28% on flights from Des Moines to Tampa by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Tampa in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DSM to TPA flights for July, August
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$238pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$254pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Tampa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from Des Moines found for this year
21 Sep - 30 Sep
$214pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
21 Sep - 29 Sep
$218pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
22 Sep - 30 Sep
$220pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Tampa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tampa from Des Moines, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 24 Aug
$264pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
31 Jul - 25 Aug
$270pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Aug - 25 Aug
$284pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Tampa from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Tampa
2:30 am - 6:08 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 38m
DSM - TPA
Multiple Airlines
$214
Kiwi.com
2:19 pm - 8:17 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 58m
DSM - TPA
American Airlines
12:00 pm - 5:30 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
16h 30m
DSM - TPA
United Airlines
$218
United

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Tampa

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Des Moines to Tampa 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 Tampa for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Tampa for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $214, but on average you can expect to pay $241.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Tampa, 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 Tampa for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Tampa within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Tampa?

In Des Moines, there will be less rainfall in Des Moines compared to Tampa over the next 14 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Tampa?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °F on average in June. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Tampa is generally hotter than in Des Moines.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Tampa?

A quick flight from Des Moines to Tampa can take about 4h 47m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $257. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Tampa, with prices starting at $214. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $237 and $258, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $107. Check flights for United Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tampa, FL

Can I fly to Tampa from Des Moines right now?

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

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

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.

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

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Tampa?

Returning to Des Moines from Tampa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa 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 are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Tampa

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Destination information for Tampa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Tampa.
Average temperature for July in Tampa
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Tampa
7.2 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 5 airlines flying from Des Moines to Tampa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Tampa 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
$81 $203 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$108 $256 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$122 $282 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$124 $333 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$134 $339 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Des Moines to Tampa

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