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Flights from Des Moines to St Louis, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00

Des Moines to St Louis Last modified: Sep 19, 2016 4:56 AM

We've scanned 18,984,511,576 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to St Louis. Delta frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to St Louis flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Major Airlines
DSMSTL
Tue 9/27
1 stop
STLDSM
Wed 9/28
1 stop
$144
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Major Airlines
DSMSTL
Tue 9/27
1 stop
STLDSM
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$144
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Major Airlines
DSMSTL
Wed 9/28
1 stop
STLDSM
Thu 9/29
1 stop
$144
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Major Airlines
DSMSTL
Wed 9/28
1 stop
STLDSM
Sun 10/2
1 stop
$144
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Major Airlines
DSMSTL
Sat 10/1
1 stop
STLDSM
Sun 10/2
1 stop
$144
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How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to St Louis?

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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to St Louis?

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 St Louis 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 St Louis?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $163
7-14 days $0 $144
14-21 days $0 $144
21-30 days $0 $144
30-60 days $0 $144
60-90 days $0 $144
90+ days $0 $191

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to St Louis

We've examined 18,991,239,476 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 St Louis is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$144 $144 $144 $144 $144 $144 $144

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to St Louis 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 St Louis flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 9/27/16 9/28/16 1 $144
October Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 10/1/16 10/2/16 1 $144
November Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 11/2/16 11/4/16 1 $144
December Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 12/10/16 12/11/16 1 $144
January Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 1/13/17 1/17/17 1 $198
February Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 2/28/17 3/14/17 1 $212
March Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 3/17/17 3/20/17 1 $202
May Des Moines St Louis Major Airlines 5/2/17 5/5/17 1 $191

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to St Louis

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$163
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$163 $144
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$144 $144
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$144 $144
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$144 $144
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$144

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to St Louis

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 St Louis is not available.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Des Moines to St Louis - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Southwest 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 06:00 17:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to St Louis

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 St Louis. 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 St Louis is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to St Louis is $144.

Des Moines to St Louis Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Des Moines to St Louis?
Answer: The average Des Moines to St Louis flight time is an hour.
Question: How far is St Louis from Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to St Louis is 259 miles (416 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to St Louis?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Des Moines to St Louis.
Question: What are the most popular Des Moines airlines for direct flights from Des Moines to St Louis?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and St Louis.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to St Louis?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to St Louis Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 10,739

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

Des Moines to St Louis Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and St Louis. 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 Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $223
Flights from Des Moines to Atlanta American, Delta, United $164

Cheap Domestic Flights to St Louis - STL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Omaha to St Louis American, Delta, United $223
Flights from Kansas City to St LouisCheck Dates
Flights from Lincoln to St Louis Delta, United $243
Flights from Moline to St Louis American, Delta, United $338
Flights from Rochester to St Louis American, Delta $503
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Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $163
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $289
Flights from Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American $178
Flights from Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American $193
Flights from Kansas City to New York American, Delta, Spirit $185
Flights from Rochester to Chicago American, Delta $207
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago Delta, United $266
Flights from Kansas City to Nashville American, Delta $198
Flights from Kansas City to Denver Frontier $87
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta, United $202
Flights from Omaha to Denver Delta, Frontier, United $72
Flights from Moline to Atlanta Delta, United $260
Flights from Kansas City to HoustonCheck Dates
Flights from Moline to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $323
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis - St Paul Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Nashville American, Delta, United $278
Flights from Kansas City to Indianapolis Delta Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $187
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to St Louis