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

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Des Moines to Phoenix 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 Phoenix. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Phoenix flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
DSMPHX
Tue 12/6
nonstop
PHXDSM
Tue 12/13
nonstop
$197
Select
Frontier
DSMPHX
Tue 12/20
nonstop
PHXDSM
Tue 1/3
nonstop
$197
Select
Frontier
DSMPHX
Tue 1/3
nonstop
PHXDSM
Tue 1/10
nonstop
$197
Select
Frontier
DSMPHX
Tue 1/24
nonstop
PHXDSM
Tue 1/31
nonstop
$197
Select
American
DSMPHX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
PHXDSM
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$273
Select
American
DSMPHX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
PHXDSM
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$273
Select
American
DSMPHX
Thu 10/20
nonstop
PHXDSM
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$273
Select
American
DSMPHX
Sat 10/22
nonstop
PHXDSM
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$273
Select
American
DSMPHX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
PHXDSM
Fri 11/4
nonstop
$273
Select
United
DSMPHX
Tue 10/18
1 stop
PHXDSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$290
Select
United
DSMPHX
Tue 10/18
1 stop
PHXDSM
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$290
Select
United
DSMPHX
Thu 10/20
1 stop
PHXDSM
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$290
Select
United
DSMPHX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
PHXDSM
Sun 10/23
1 stop
$290
Select
United
DSMPHX
Sat 10/22
1 stop
PHXDSM
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$290
Select

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Phoenix?

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 $249.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix?

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $516 $525
7-14 days $407 $329
14-21 days $291 $299
21-30 days $273 $281
30-60 days $273 $281
60-90 days $197 $281
90+ days $197 $281

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Phoenix

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 Phoenix is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$273 $197 $273 $217 $273 $273 $237

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Phoenix 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 Phoenix flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines Phoenix American 9/30/16 10/4/16 0 $516
October Des Moines Phoenix American 10/18/16 10/25/16 0 $273
November Des Moines Phoenix American 11/1/16 11/7/16 0 $273
December Des Moines Phoenix Frontier 12/6/16 12/13/16 0 $197
January Des Moines Phoenix Frontier 1/3/17 1/10/17 0 $197
February Des Moines Phoenix Frontier 2/7/17 2/23/17 0 $217
March Des Moines Phoenix American 3/28/17 4/8/17 0 $273
April Des Moines Phoenix American 4/1/17 4/5/17 0 $273

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Phoenix. 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
$516
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$516
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$308
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$308 $273
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$273 $273
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$273

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix

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 Phoenix is $287.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix is $235.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:00 14:40
Allegiant 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 12:40 12:40

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Phoenix is $253.

Des Moines to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Phoenix flight time is 3 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is Phoenix from Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Phoenix is 1,135 miles (1,826 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 16 direct flights from Des Moines to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular Des Moines airlines for direct 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Phoenix Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 1:11 AMNumber of routes searched: 116Number of itineraries searched: 100,386

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

Des Moines to Phoenix Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Phoenix. 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 Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $295
Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Delta, Frontier, United $227
Flights from Des Moines to Tucson American, Delta, United $258
Flights from Des Moines to Denver Delta, Frontier, United $197

Cheap Domestic Flights to Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $236
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix American, Delta, United $238
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Phoenix Delta, Frontier, United $324
Flights from Moline to Phoenix Delta, United $278
Flights from Rochester to Phoenix American, Delta $260
Flights from Lincoln to Phoenix Delta, United $307
Flights from Dubuque to Phoenix American $441
Flights from Waterloo to Phoenix American Check Dates
Flights from Sioux City to Phoenix American $293
Flights from Kansas City to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, Spirit $90
Flights from Omaha to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $279
Flights from Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $260
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $324
Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $89
Flights from Kansas City to Denver Frontier $96
Flights from Moline to Las Vegas Delta, United $284
Flights from Kansas City to Tucson Delta, United $326
Flights from Omaha to Tucson American, Alaska, Delta, United $309
Flights from Rochester to Las Vegas American, Delta $258
Flights from Omaha to Denver Delta, Frontier, United $82
Flights from Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American $198
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American $203
Flights from Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $305
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Lincoln to Las Vegas Delta, United $321
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix