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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix, AZ, United States - DSM to PHX Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:02 PM

Popular flights from Des Moines to Phoenix Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:02 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $219
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $219
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $219
Sep 23, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $219
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $219
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $280
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $236
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $236
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $236
Sep 23, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $236
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $236

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM to PHX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $275.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM to PHX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Des Moines to Phoenix 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.

How far in advance should you book flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Des Moines to Phoenix should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $493 $494
7-14 days $414 $384
14-21 days $332 $361
21-30 days $332 $267
30-60 days $292 $247
60-90 days $259 $236
90+ days $219 $224

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Phoenix

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$312 $280 $290 $247 $236 $267 $292

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Des Moines to Phoenix

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Des Moines to Phoenix.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Des Moines Phoenix American 6/30/16 7/4/16 1 $247
July Des Moines Phoenix American 7/1/16 7/4/16 1 $257
August Des Moines Phoenix American 8/27/16 9/4/16 1 $227
September Des Moines Phoenix American 9/8/16 9/11/16 0 $219
October Des Moines Phoenix Frontier 10/13/16 10/18/16 1 $224
November Des Moines Phoenix American 11/5/16 11/9/16 0 $219
December Des Moines Phoenix American 12/10/16 12/13/16 0 $219
January Des Moines Phoenix American 1/31/17 2/14/17 1 $227

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Des Moines to Phoenix

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Des Moines to Phoenix.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$444
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$444
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$312
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$312

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM to PHX)

Your Des Moines to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is $254.

The average price for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Phoenix is $259.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Des Moines to Phoenix
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:55 18:00
Allegiant 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 13:10 13:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM to PHX)

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 Phoenix. 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 Phoenix is $158.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Phoenix is $254.

Des Moines to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Phoenix flight time is 2 hours and 58 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Des Moines and Phoenix?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Phoenix is 1135 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 16 direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 87% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to Phoenix (DSM to PHX) Number of flights searched: 138Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:02 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Des Moines to Phoenix 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 Phoenix.

Des Moines to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and Phoenix, 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 Las Vegas American, United $332
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $306
Des Moines to Tucson American, Alaska, United $314
Des Moines to Denver Frontier, United $168

Cheap Domestic Flights to Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $277
Omaha to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $240
Cedar Rapids to Phoenix American, Frontier, United $294
Moline to Phoenix American, United $234
Rochester to Phoenix American $370
Lincoln to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $373
Dubuque to Phoenix American $447
Waterloo to Phoenix American Check Dates
Sioux City to Phoenix American $476
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $240
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas American, United $350
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167
Kansas City to Denver Frontier, United $108
Moline to Las Vegas American, Alaska, United $304
Kansas City to Tucson American, Alaska, United $366
Omaha to Tucson American, United $409
Rochester to Las Vegas American $320
Omaha to Denver American, Frontier, United $114
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $160
Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $185
Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $77
Lincoln to Las Vegas Alaska, United $415
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix, AZ, United States, from $219 Round trip from DSM to PHX