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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 $87 and $39 for one-way flights to Des Moines for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
DEN Des Moines Oct 22 - Oct 22 $91
PHX Des Moines Nov 7 - Nov 13 $100
ORD Des Moines Nov 24 - Nov 26 $167
DFW Des Moines Oct 5 - Oct 9 $168
LAX Des Moines Oct 2 - Oct 5 $168
CLT Des Moines Oct 18 - Oct 18 $181
LGA Des Moines Oct 5 - Oct 10 $205
SEA Des Moines Nov 6 - Nov 9 $213
BOS Des Moines Nov 24 - Dec 8 $215
ATL Des Moines Oct 10 - Oct 19 $222
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
DEN Des Moines Sep 26 - Oct 10 $114
PHX Des Moines Sep 26 - Oct 9 $187
ORD Des Moines Sep 25 - Oct 8 $223
DFW Des Moines Sep 27 - Oct 5 $238
EWR Des Moines Sep 26 - Oct 7 $263
ATL Des Moines Sep 25 - Oct 10 $274
LAX Des Moines Sep 26 - Oct 5 $293
BOS Des Moines Sep 27 - Oct 13 $295
CLT Des Moines Sep 27 - Oct 4 $306
SEA Des Moines Sep 26 - Oct 10 $323
*Prices include taxes and fees

Flight Review

Mar 15, 2020

Flight attendant was not too pleasant. Especially in light of virus concerns. It is very comforting when the attendants smile and are welcoming.

Mar 15, 2020


Mar 9, 2020

Flight was delayed, but staff was great.

Mar 5, 2020

We were given the exit row so that was great!

Mar 4, 2020

Loved being able to upgrade one leg of the journey to experience First Class. Will do this again! Loved the perks.

Mar 4, 2020

I was happy not having any delays.

Feb 29, 2020

Need to enforce carry on limits. I paid for a class that gets carry on, and had to have bag stowed.

Feb 21, 2020

The radio in the plane from Atlanta to Des Moines needs to be fixed. It was really hard to heat the staff and pilot when they spoke.

Feb 20, 2020

We really appreciated the help we had with the united team. All went very well.

Feb 19, 2020

Very small seats.

Feb 16, 2020

Staff was very friendly and helpful and nice

Feb 13, 2020

No problems, nice flight

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Des Moines Flight Information

Traveling toDes Moines
Lowest Price$87
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines ServingFrontier Airlines
Number of Daily Flights
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FAQs about Des Moines Flights

Which airlines fly to Des Moines?

When it comes to organizing your flight, it's always good to have a few different companies to pick from. A total of 17 carriers fly to the city of Des Moines, including:

  • American Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Air Canada
What airport is best to fly into Des Moines?

Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) is approximately 4 miles (7 kilometers) from the center of Des Moines. It's the only airport servicing the city, so there's no chance of your cab driver taking you to the wrong one!

Where to stay in Des Moines

Are you ready to have wonderful adventures Des Moines? They all start with booking a place to stay. Iowa's state capital boasts an impressive collection of 120 properties to pick from.

When you've got all those unforgettable vacation experiences to plan, who wants to spend hours searching for a place to stay? Don't stress, we've done the hard work for you. The Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown are some of our highly recommended properties in the area.

Places to visit in Des Moines

Avid sightseers will want to have a look at the Blank Park Zoo and the Science Center of Iowa. After more things to do in this bustling city? The Des Moines Art Center and the Iowa State Fairgrounds should keep you busy.

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is one of those places that appeals not only to those who love flowers and gardening, but also anyone seeking a little getaway from the hustle and bustle. Like some more options? Imagine you've been transported back to a time before iPhones as you explore Salisbury House, a historic residence. But there's more. Take time to imagine what it might have been like to live in the area many years ago as you admire Iowa State Capitol Building, a historic government building.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Des Moines

Your trip to Des Moines starts as soon as you've completed the security checks. We've compiled a list of tips and pointers to make sure you pass through quickly:

  • Security personnel will expect to see your travel ID and boarding pass upon arrival. Put them in a convenient place, so they're all ready for inspection.
  • Belts, coins and power banks are to be placed in a tray for X-raying. If you pass through the body scanner with these items, you'll be instructed to turn back and remove them.
  • Laptops, tablets and other electronic devices must be placed in separate bins to be X-rayed.
  • Toothpaste, deodorant and other toiletry items in liquid, gel or cream form need to be stored in containers no larger than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters). They must also fit in a 1-quart (1-liter) clear zip-lock plastic bag.
  • Give some thought to your choice of footwear. Slippers are great because they're a cinch to slip out of for the airport security checks. Try wearing a pair on your next journey!
  • Multi-tools and corkscrews are not allowed on board the aircraft. Tuck them away in your checked luggage to avoid forfeiting them at the airport security checkpoint.

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.