Cheap flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

DSM — WAS
Aug 16 — Aug 231

How far in advance should I book a flight from Iowa to Washington, D.C.?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 47% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Iowa to Washington, D.C. 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $491, or $578 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to Washington, D.C.?

October can be a great time to fly to Washington, D.C. from Iowa with a flight ticket averaging about $392. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $244. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Washington, D.C. (IA - WAS)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Iowa to WAS flights for August, September
Sep 13 - Sep 16
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

6h 17m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 25m
$174

Frontier

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Deal found 10/8/22

Sep 13 - Sep 16
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

6h 17m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 25m
$177

Frontier

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Deal found 9/8/22

Sep 6 - Sep 10
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

22h 05m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 59m
$204

Frontier

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Deal found 8/8/22

Iowa to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Iowa found for this year
Sep 13 - Sep 16
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

6h 17m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 25m
$174

Frontier

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Deal found 10/8/22

Sep 13 - Sep 16
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

6h 17m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 25m
$177

Frontier

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Deal found 9/8/22

Sep 6 - Sep 10
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

22h 05m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

15h 59m
$204

Frontier

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Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

Sep 4 - Sep 11
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

12h 46m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

25h 06m
$366

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 9/8/22

Aug 25 - Aug 31
CID

Cedar Rapids

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

8h 32m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

CID

Cedar Rapids

1 stop

7h 11m
$373

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 9/8/22

Aug 21 - Aug 25
DSM

Des Moines

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

2 stops

25h 49m
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

9h 39m
$379

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

Sep 4 - Sep 9
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

4h 40m
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

6h 10m
$286

United Airlines

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Deal found 9/8/22

Sep 4 - Sep 9
DSM

Des Moines

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

4h 04m
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 43m
$303

United Airlines

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Deal found 9/8/22

Sep 6 - Sep 9
DSM

Des Moines

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

4h 20m
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

4h 43m
$325

United Airlines

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Deal found 9/8/22

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Iowa

Save time with Iowa to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
Sep 10 - Sep 14
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

2h 20m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

2h 47m
$353

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Sep 4 - Sep 9
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

2h 20m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

2h 41m
$413

American Airlines

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Deal found 9/8/22

Nov 12 - Nov 19
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

2h 21m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

Nonstop

3h 01m
$450

American Airlines

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Deal found 10/8/22

Last minute flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on return flights to Washington, D.C. from Iowa, departing today and this week
Aug 21 - Aug 29
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

22h 07m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 48m
$278

Frontier

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Deal found 11/8/22

Aug 16 - Aug 24
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 38m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 48m
$298

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Aug 19 - Aug 22
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

2 stops

27h 28m
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

18h 48m
$332

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.
Sep 6
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

22h 05m
$106

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 25
DSM

Des Moines

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

22h 07m
$110

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Aug 22
DSM

Des Moines

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

23h 26m
$124

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Iowa to Washington, D.C. flights.

Which airlines flying from Iowa to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Iowa to Washington, D.C. have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $242.

Are there nonstop flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Iowa to Washington, D.C. is less than $510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Iowa to Washington, D.C. for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Iowa to Washington, D.C. one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Iowa to Washington, D.C. are Frontier ($106), Delta ($162), and Allegiant Air ($170).

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Washington, D.C.?

While some choose either Des Moines - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National or Des Moines - Baltimore/Washington, Des Moines - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl is the most popular route from Iowa to Washington, D.C..

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Iowa to Washington, D.C.?

American Airlines, Delta and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Iowa to Washington, D.C..

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.?

On average you can expect to pay $724 for a flight from Iowa to Washington, D.C.. The cheapest flight overall is $215 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl) is currently priced at $324.

Departure points for flights from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa to Washington, D.C. choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$24FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$170Average$392FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$187Average$368FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$200Average$420FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Iowa to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Iowa to Washington, D.C.
29%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
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