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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Washington, DC, United States - DSM to WAS Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:01 PM

Popular flights from Des Moines to Washington Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:01 PM

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American
DSMWAS
Fri 9/23
nonstop
WASDSM
Mon 9/26
nonstop
$221
Select
American
DSMWAS
Sat 10/1
nonstop
WASDSM
Fri 10/7
nonstop
$221
Select
American
DSMWAS
Fri 10/7
nonstop
WASDSM
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$221
Select
United
DSMWAS
Sun 8/28
1 stop
WASDSM
Thu 9/1
1 stop
$238
Select
United
DSMWAS
Sat 10/1
1 stop
WASDSM
Fri 10/7
1 stop
$238
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to Washington (DSM to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $245.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to Washington (DSM to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Des Moines to Washington 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 Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $804 $703
7-14 days $527 $409
14-21 days $420 $296
21-30 days $341 $276
30-60 days $259 $258
60-90 days $221 $238
90+ days $221 $229

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$240 $258 $259 $240 $221 $259 $238

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Des Moines to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Des Moines Washington United 6/29/16 7/5/16 2 $682
July Des Moines Washington American 7/28/16 8/2/16 1 $276
August Des Moines Washington United 8/28/16 9/1/16 1 $238
September Des Moines Washington American 9/23/16 9/26/16 0 $221
October Des Moines Washington American 10/1/16 10/7/16 0 $221
November Des Moines Washington American 11/10/16 11/13/16 1 $229
December Des Moines Washington United 12/9/16 12/17/16 1 $238
February Des Moines Washington United 2/28/17 3/4/17 1 $276

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

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 Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$420
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$420 $381
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$381 $279
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$279
TIPSave $115 by flying into Newark instead of Washington from Des Moines

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Des Moines to Washington (DSM to WAS)

Your Des Moines to Washington 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 Washington is $248.

The average price for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Washington is $221.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Des Moines to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 06:00 06:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to Washington (DSM to WAS)

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 Washington. 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 Washington is $130.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Washington is $229.

Des Moines to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Washington flight time is 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Des Moines and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Washington is 894 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: There are 6 direct flights from Des Moines to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and Washington.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and Washington, 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 Baltimore American, United $240
Des Moines to New York American, United $228
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $201
Des Moines to Philadelphia American, United $314

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, United $183
Omaha to Washington American, Alaska, United $205
Moline to Washington American, United $214
Cedar Rapids to Washington American, United $260
Lincoln to Washington United $311
Rochester to Washington American $343
Dubuque to Washington American $265
Sioux City to Washington American $287
Waterloo to Washington American $265
Kansas City to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $183
Omaha to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $348
Kansas City to New York American, Alaska, Spirit, United $175
Moline to Baltimore American, United $220
Cedar Rapids to Baltimore American, United $260
Lincoln to Baltimore United $441
Rochester to Baltimore American $330
Kansas City to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Omaha to New York American, Alaska, United $178
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $79
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $145
Omaha to Chicago American, United $206
Omaha to Philadelphia American, Alaska, United $348
Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $199
Kansas City to Newark American, Alaska, United $181
Kansas City to Harrisburg American, Alaska, United $341
Omaha to Richmond American, Alaska, United $315
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Washington, DC, United States, from $221 Round trip from DSM to WAS