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Flights from Des Moines to Detroit, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:11 AM

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Des Moines to Detroit Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:11 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Detroit. American frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Detroit flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DSMDTT
Tue 10/18
1 stop
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Tue 10/25
1 stop
$298
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American
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Wed 10/19
1 stop
DTTDSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$298
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American
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Tue 10/25
1 stop
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Tue 11/1
1 stop
$298
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How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Detroit?

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 $308.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Detroit?

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 Detroit 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 Detroit?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $606
7-14 days $0 $422
14-21 days $0 $310
21-30 days $0 $298
30-60 days $0 $310
60-90 days $0 $464
90+ days $0 $438

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Detroit

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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 Detroit is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310 $298 $298 $322 $310 $310

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Detroit 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 Detroit flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines Detroit American 9/30/16 10/3/16 1 $606
October Des Moines Detroit American 10/18/16 10/25/16 1 $298
November Des Moines Detroit American 11/11/16 11/13/16 1 $322
December Des Moines Detroit American 12/16/16 12/18/16 1 $464
January Des Moines Detroit American 1/13/17 1/15/17 1 $438

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Detroit

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$606
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$606 $422
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$422 $330
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$330 $322
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$322 $310
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$310

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Detroit

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 Detroit is $298.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Des Moines to Detroit - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 2 3 3 3 1 3 06:26 16:45

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Detroit is $298.

Des Moines to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Detroit flight time is an hour and 49 minutes.
Question: How far is Detroit from Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Detroit is 531 miles (854 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Detroit?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Des Moines to Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular Des Moines airlines for direct 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 in Des Moines flying to Detroit Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:11 AMNumber of routes searched: 46Number of itineraries searched: 23,917

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Detroit? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Detroit. 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 Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD
American CLT
Delta -
Delta MSP
American DFW
Delta ATL
American DCA
United DEN
United EWR
American PHX
United IAH
Delta LGA

Des Moines to Detroit Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Detroit. 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 $233
Flights from Des Moines to Cleveland American, Delta, United $286
Flights from Des Moines to New York American, Delta, United $267

Cheap Domestic Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit Delta, Spirit $127
Flights from Omaha to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Moline to Detroit American, Delta $290
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Rochester to Detroit American, Delta $454
Flights from Lincoln to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Waterloo to Detroit American Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Chicago American, Delta, United $209
Flights from Kansas City to New York American, Delta, Spirit $184
Flights from Kansas City to Cleveland American, Delta, United $302
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $117
Flights from Kansas City to Flint American, Delta, United $291
Flights from Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $303
Flights from Omaha to Cleveland American, Delta, United $296
Flights from Rochester to Chicago American, Delta $218
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago Delta, United $272
Flights from Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $187
Flights from Omaha to New York American, Delta, United $293
Flights from Omaha to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $257
Flights from Kansas City to Lansing Delta Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Akron - Canton American, Delta, United $301
Flights from Kansas City to Pittsburgh American, Delta $302
Flights from Kansas City to Columbus American, Alaska, Delta, United $304
Flights from Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American $198
Flights from Kansas City to Grand Rapids Delta Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Toronto American, Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet $383
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