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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Des Moines?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were $63 and $34 for one-way flights to Des Moines for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply

OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
DENDes MoinesNov 16 - Nov 16$63
SEADes MoinesOct 24 - Oct 30$128
PHXDes MoinesOct 19 - Oct 23$128
ATLDes MoinesOct 5 - Oct 14$148
ORDDes MoinesOct 16 - Oct 21$155
DFWDes MoinesOct 27 - Nov 6$168
CLTDes MoinesOct 30 - Oct 31$197
LGADes MoinesOct 20 - Oct 25$204
LAXDes MoinesOct 25 - Oct 26$230
BOSDes MoinesOct 22 - Nov 2$252
*Prices include taxes and fees
OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
DENDes MoinesOct 1 - Oct 5$157
DFWDes MoinesOct 2 - Oct 19$218
ORDDes MoinesOct 1 - Oct 19$258
ATLDes MoinesOct 3 - Oct 19$280
LAXDes MoinesOct 2 - Oct 13$290
CLTDes MoinesOct 1 - Oct 3$297
PHXDes MoinesOct 1 - Oct 11$301
SEADes MoinesOct 1 - Oct 3$315
LGADes MoinesOct 2 - Oct 19$318
BOSDes MoinesOct 2 - Oct 12$411
*Prices include taxes and fees

Des Moines DSM Flight Information

Traveling to Des Moines DSM
Lowest Price $63
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Airlines Serving Frontier Airlines
Number of Daily Flights 2
Airlines with Direct Flights American Airlines

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Amazing Des Moines Accommodation Deals

Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA

Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA

2 out of 5
7655 Office Plaza Dr N, West Des Moines, IA
The price is $50 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Situated in West Des Moines, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jordan Creek Town Center, UnityPoint Health - Methodist West Hospital, and Mercy Medical Center ...
3.5/5Good! (29 reviews)
"It was clean and the check-in was delightful. the room was in good condition. my room was adjacent to the lobby, which was a bit noisy until 10 pm, but i slept well."

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
Sterling Hotel and Suites

Sterling Hotel and Suites

3 out of 5
11428 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
The price is $74 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Clive Aquatic Center, Living History Farms, and Valley West Mall. Mercy Medical Center West ...
3.5/5Good! (33 reviews)
"Just OK…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2021

Sterling Hotel and Suites
Cozy Rest Motel

Cozy Rest Motel

2 out of 5
2316 Southeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
The price is $67 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 2
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Principal Park, Wells Fargo Arena, and Des Moines Civic Center. Iowa Events Center is 2.7 mi (4.4 ...
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)
"Minuses: When I arrived there was really noisy road construction occurring for a few hours making it hard to sleep. there were no hangers in the closet or coffee next to the coffee pot, no refrigerator, no tub only a shower Plus: good value, The management was very pleasant and accommodating, let ..."

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Cozy Rest Motel
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Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines

Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines

2 out of 5
1258 8th St, West Des Moines, IA
The price is $52 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Situated in West Des Moines, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Val Air Ballroom and Valley Junction. Buccaneer Arena and Des Moines Art Center are also within ...
2.7/5 (23 reviews)
"Convenient location."

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

2 out of 5
1901 Hackley Ave, Des Moines, IA
The price is $67 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in Greater South Side, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Air Lanes Bowling Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gray’s Lake Park and Blank Park Zoo. Fort ...
4/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
"The room was small there was a hot tub in the bedroom TV room."

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport

4 out of 5
6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
The price is $137 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Air Lanes Bowling Center, Blank Park Zoo, and A. H. Blank Golf Course. Fort Des Moines Museum ...
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
Business trip
"A pleasant place to stay. Certainly not a luxury hotel but affordable and clean."

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
AC Hotel Des Moines East Village

AC Hotel Des Moines East Village

3 out of 5
401 East Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
The price is $161 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
Located in Historic East Village, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of State Historical Society of Iowa Museum, Des Moines Civic Center, and Iowa Events ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"desk and management staff was outstanding.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2019

AC Hotel Des Moines East Village
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AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

2.5 out of 5
1920 Hackley Ave, Des Moines, IA
The price is $65 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Located in Greater South Side, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Air Lanes Bowling Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gray’s Lake Park and Blank Park Zoo. Fort ...
3.4/5 (21 reviews)
"Very clean rooms. Staff super helpful and friendly. Great place for those one night on the road stops."

Reviewed on May 16, 2021

AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
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Luxury Hotels in Des Moines

Des Lux Hotel

Des Lux Hotel

3.5 out of 5
800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA
The price is $169 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Court Avenue Entertainment District, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ruan Center and Des Moines Civic Center. Iowa Events Center ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
"Excellent hotel. super nice rooms, even better staff!"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Des Lux Hotel
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

2 out of 5
4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA
The price is $53 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Merle Hay Mall and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters. IHS-Iowa Health Systems and ...
3.1/5 (7 reviews)
"We just had a terrible storm so I needed a place to stay while power was restored to my apartment building. When I walked in my room the window was open and there were ashes on the window sill. So someone was smoking in my room before I got there. I must have been out in the animal section because ..."

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
Sterling Hotel and Suites

Sterling Hotel and Suites

3 out of 5
11428 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
The price is $74 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Clive Aquatic Center, Living History Farms, and Valley West Mall. Mercy Medical Center West ...
3.5/5Good! (33 reviews)
"Just OK…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2021

Sterling Hotel and Suites
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive

2.5 out of 5
1390 Nw 118th St, Clive, IA
The price is $89 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
This family-friendly Clive hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mercy Medical Center West Lakes and UnityPoint Health - Methodist West Hospital. Clive Aquatic Center ...
3.7/5Good! (24 reviews)
"Nice area, feels safe. Excellent desk staff and very friendly!! Our night shade didn’t completely block the window, so with the bright lights outside was impossible to get a dark room for sleeping. The night shade also had a hole in the middle, exacerbating the problem. Newly renovated room, BUT ..."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive
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Family Friendly Hotels in Des Moines

Wildwood Lodge
Great for families

Wildwood Lodge

3 out of 5
11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
The price is $104 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Clive Aquatic Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Pump It Up and Wells Fargo Arena. Des Moines ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...
"Sat around the fire pit and enjoyed time with my family."

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Wildwood Lodge
Sterling Hotel and Suites
Great for families

Sterling Hotel and Suites

3 out of 5
11428 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
The price is $74 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Clive Aquatic Center, Living History Farms, and Valley West Mall. Mercy Medical Center West ...
3.5/5Good! (33 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, laundry
Travelers say...
"Just OK…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2021

Sterling Hotel and Suites
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines
Great for families

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines

3 out of 5
5000 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA
The price is $85 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 6
Set in Urbandale, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Buccaneer Arena, Des Moines Community Playhouse, and Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. Iowa ...
3.4/5Good! (25 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, waterpark, game room, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"We liked the water park for the kids. The building was not well maintained. The door on our son's room did not close properly. The lock on our bathroom door did not work. The restaurant was not open. They were under-staffed. It took over half an hour to check in because their was only one person ..."

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines
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Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Great for families

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

2.5 out of 5
6221 Willow Creek Ave, Des Moines, IA
The price is $67 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
This family-friendly Des Moines hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Willow Creek Golf Club and Walnut Woods State Park. Raccoon River Park ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, game room, extra beds/cribs, games and toys
Travelers say...
"King size bed was amazing! Room size was surprising huge!"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2021

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
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FAQs about Des Moines Flights

Can I catch a flight to Des Moines at the moment?

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Which airlines fly to Des Moines?

A few simple clicks is all it takes to book your ticket to Des Moines. There are 5 airlines that fly into this city. For the best travel experience, we recommend one of these leading carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Delta
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

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What airport is best to fly into Des Moines?

You won't have to consider flight options into numerous airports when traveling to Des Moines. Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) is the city's only airport, situated 4 mi from the center.

Where to stay in Des Moines

Life is an adventure, but finding a place to rest your head in Des Moines certainly shouldn't be. The state capital of Iowa boasts 359 accommodations just waiting to be booked through Travelocity.

After busy day of exploring the attractions of Des Moines, there's nothing better than coming home to a comfy room and a soft bed. The Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown and the Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown are a few of Travelocitys top accommodations.

Places to visit in Des Moines

So many things to see and so little time. If you're keen to discover the best this city has to offer, add Science Center of Iowa, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden to your travel itinerary. If you have an extra day, swing by Iowa State Capitol Building, and Salisbury House as well.

Enjoy a selection of music shows and artistic events regularly offered by Des Moines Civic Center and become more knowledgeable about the local arts and culture scene. Like some more options? Sports fans should head over to Principal Park for a match. And that's not all there is. Take the opportunity to browse the collections at Des Moines Public Library, a local library.

What airlines currently ensure COVID-19 measures are used and social distancing rules are being enforced?

These are some of the airlines to opt for if you're looking for a carrier that has strict social distancing policies and COVID-19 measures: American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta.

Flights To Des Moines

If you are dreaming of a relaxing vacation to America's Heartland, you might want to consider a getaway to Des Moines, Iowa. As you fly into Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and gaze out the plane's window, you will be lulled by the relaxing expanses of farmland and the glistening metropolis of the city. Upon your arrival in the Iowa capital, you will be itching to start exploring. Des Moines has an abundance of adventures such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, the 500-acre Living History Farms, and the Hoyt Sherman Place. No matter what your adrenaline rush--riding a fast-paced roller coaster at Adventureland or galloping on a horse across Jester Park--you are sure to have a great experience during your Des Moines getaway.

Transportation from DSM

Most hotels next to Des Moines International Airport offer free transportation from and to the airport. The metro transit, interstate bus lines, and the Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency all offer bus services for arriving flights to Des Moines. The buses serve all of Polk County and parts of other Iowa counties. You can also rent a car at a rental kiosk in the airport. Numerous limousine services and taxis are available for hire at the airport to take you into Des Moines.

Give Your Heart to the "City Beautiful"

In recent years, Des Moines has undergone a beautification program and has become known as the "City Beautiful." To bundle vacation packages to Des Moines, look no further than Travelocity. At Travelocity, you save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time. Cheap flights to Des Moines have never been more affordable. With a bit of shopping, you can find the perfect Des Moines flights and hotels to fit your budget and make your vacation getaway a memorable event.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.