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Flights from Des Moines to Columbus, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AM

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Des Moines to Columbus Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Columbus. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Columbus flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DSMCMH
Wed 10/26
1 stop
CMHDSM
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$285
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United
DSMCMH
Wed 10/26
1 stop
CMHDSM
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$285
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How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Columbus?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Columbus, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $305.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Columbus?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Des Moines to Columbus based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Des Moines to Columbus?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Des Moines to Columbus.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $399
14-21 days $0 $312
21-30 days $0 $285
30-60 days $0 $286
60-90 days $0 $286
90+ days $0 $327

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Columbus

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Des Moines to Columbus is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$286 $286 $285 $286 $307 $286 $399

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Columbus by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Des Moines to Columbus flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Des Moines Columbus American 10/26/16 11/2/16 1 $285
November Des Moines Columbus American 11/5/16 11/9/16 1 $286
December Des Moines Columbus United 12/1/16 12/3/16 1 $286
February Des Moines Columbus United 2/23/17 2/25/17 1 $327

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Columbus

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Columbus. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$399
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$399 $341
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$341

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Columbus

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Des Moines to Columbus is $285.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Columbus is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to Columbus

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Des Moines to Columbus. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Des Moines to Columbus is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Columbus is $285.

Des Moines to Columbus Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Columbus?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Columbus Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AMNumber of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 7,111

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Columbus? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Columbus. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Des Moines to Columbus
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
American ORD / DCA
Delta MSP
American DCA
United ORD / IAD
American CLT
United DEN
American DFW
United IAH
Delta DTW / BOS
United EWR
Delta LGA
United DEN / ORD

Des Moines to Columbus Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Columbus. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Des Moines to Chicago American, Delta, United $207
Flights from Des Moines to New York American, Delta, United $282
Flights from Des Moines to Dayton American, Delta, United $284
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland American, Delta, United $270
Flights from Des Moines to Detroit American, Delta $286

Cheap Domestic Flights to Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta $286
Flights from Omaha to Columbus American, Delta, United $281
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Columbus Delta, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $206
Flights from Kansas City to New York American, Delta, Spirit $185
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $293
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from Kansas City to Dayton Delta, United $284
Flights from Kansas City to Cincinnati Delta Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland American, Delta, United $283
Flights from Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $187
Flights from Omaha to Dayton Delta, United $266
Flights from Omaha to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Cincinnati Delta, United $326
Flights from Omaha to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $230
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh American, Delta $294
Flights from Rochester to Chicago American, Delta $218
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland American, Delta, United $278
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago Delta, United $266
Flights from Omaha to New York American, Delta, United $293
Flights from Kansas City to Charlotte American, Alaska, Delta, United $240
Flights from Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American $178
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $67
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Columbus