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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Detroit, MI, United States - DSM to DTT Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:05 PM

Popular flights from Des Moines to Detroit Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:05 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 $367
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $250

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Detroit, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $422.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Des Moines to Detroit based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Detroit

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Des Moines to Detroit.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$616 $352 $469 $306 $331 $415 $462

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTT)

Your Des Moines to Detroit flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Detroit is $336.

The average price for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Detroit is $0.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Des Moines to Detroit.

Nonstop Flight Details from Des Moines to Detroit
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 5 5 4 5 2 3 06:25 17:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTT)

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 Detroit. 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 Detroit is $155.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Detroit is $336.

Des Moines to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Detroit flight time is an hour and 51 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Des Moines and Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Detroit is 531 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: There are 20 direct flights from Des Moines to Detroit.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTT) Number of flights searched: 44Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:05 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Des Moines to Detroit with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Des Moines to Detroit.

Des Moines to Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and Detroit, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $233
Des Moines to Cleveland American, United $352
Des Moines to New York American, Alaska, United $241

Cheap Domestic Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $97
Omaha to Detroit American, Alaska, United $245
Moline to Detroit American, United $216
Cedar Rapids to Detroit American, United $248
Rochester to Detroit American $418
Lincoln to Detroit United $426
Waterloo to Detroit American $486
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $109
Omaha to Chicago American, United $206
Kansas City to New York American, Alaska, Spirit, United $205
Kansas City to Cleveland American, Alaska, United $335
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Kansas City to Flint American, United $282
Omaha to Atlanta American, United $245
Omaha to Cleveland American, United $407
Rochester to Chicago American $283
Lincoln to Chicago United $266
Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, United $173
Omaha to New York American, Alaska, United $178
Omaha to Washington American, Alaska, United $209
Kansas City to Lansing American, Alaska, United $315
Kansas City to Akron - Canton American, Alaska, United $355
Kansas City to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, United $289
Kansas City to Columbus American, Alaska, United $350
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $160
Kansas City to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $290

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $401
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Detroit, MI, United States, from $250 Round trip from DSM to DTT