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Flights from Des Moines to Washington, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AM

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Des Moines to Washington Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Washington. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Washington flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DSMWAS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
WASDSM
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$189
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American
DSMWAS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
WASDSM
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$189
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American
DSMWAS
Wed 10/19
nonstop
WASDSM
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$189
Select
American
DSMWAS
Wed 10/19
nonstop
WASDSM
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$189
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American
DSMWAS
Sat 10/22
nonstop
WASDSM
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$189
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United
DSMWAS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
WASDSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$206
Select
United
DSMWAS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
WASDSM
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$206
Select
United
DSMWAS
Wed 10/19
1 stop
WASDSM
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$206
Select
United
DSMWAS
Wed 10/19
1 stop
WASDSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$206
Select
United
DSMWAS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
WASDSM
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$206
Select

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Washington?

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 $198.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Washington?

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 Washington 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 Washington?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $462 $369
7-14 days $445 $220
14-21 days $189 $196
21-30 days $189 $197
30-60 days $189 $196
60-90 days $206 $204
90+ days $203 $210

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Washington

We've examined 25,724,431,429 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 Washington is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$204 $189 $189 $203 $206 $189 $206

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Washington 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 Washington flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines Washington American 9/29/16 10/2/16 1 $817
October Des Moines Washington American 10/18/16 10/19/16 0 $189
November Des Moines Washington American 11/2/16 11/8/16 0 $189
December Des Moines Washington American 12/5/16 12/6/16 1 $204
January Des Moines Washington American 1/4/17 1/7/17 0 $203
February Des Moines Washington American 2/18/17 2/24/17 0 $213
March Des Moines Washington American 3/27/17 4/6/17 0 $265
April Des Moines Washington American 4/12/17 4/15/17 0 $265

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Washington

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$527
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$527 $298
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$298 $239
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$239 $206
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$206 $189
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$189

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Washington

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 Washington is $201.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Washington is $189.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Des Moines to Washington - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:00 06:00

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Washington is $197.

Des Moines to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: The average Des Moines to Washington flight time is 2 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Washington from Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Des Moines to Washington is 894 miles (1,438 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Des Moines to Washington.
Question: What are the most popular Des Moines airlines for direct flights from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Des Moines and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Washington?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Washington Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AMNumber of routes searched: 185Number of itineraries searched: 93,452

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

Des Moines to Washington Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Washington. 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 Baltimore American, Delta, United $233
Flights from Des Moines to New York American, Delta, United $264
Flights from Des Moines to Chicago American, Delta, United $220
Flights from Des Moines to Philadelphia American, Delta, United $309

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $189
Flights from Omaha to Washington American, Alaska, Delta, United $232
Flights from Moline to Washington American, Delta, United $204
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington American, Delta, United $241
Flights from Lincoln to Washington Delta, United $301
Flights from Rochester to Washington American, Delta $249
Flights from Dubuque to Washington American $271
Flights from Sioux City to Washington American Check Dates
Flights from Waterloo to Washington American $331
Flights from Kansas City to Baltimore American, Alaska, Delta, United $287
Flights from Omaha to Baltimore American, Delta, United $288
Flights from Kansas City to New York American, Delta, Spirit $185
Flights from Moline to Baltimore American, Delta, United $198
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore American, Delta, United $261
Flights from Lincoln to Baltimore Delta, United $351
Flights from Rochester to Baltimore American, Delta $268
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $67
Flights from Omaha to New York American, Delta, United $293
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Delta Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Omaha to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $206
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia American, Delta, United $294
Flights from Omaha to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $289
Flights from Kansas City to Newark American, Delta $224
Flights from Kansas City to Harrisburg American, Delta, United $309
Flights from Omaha to Richmond American, Delta, United $320
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Washington