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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Des Moines, IA, United States - DTT to DSM

Popular flights from Detroit to Des Moines

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $347
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $324
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $324

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT to DSM)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $343.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT to DSM)?

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

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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT to DSM)

Your Detroit to Des Moines 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 Detroit to Des Moines is $350.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Des Moines is $0.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to Des Moines
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 4 3 3 3 2 4 08:45 19:52

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT to DSM)

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 Detroit to Des Moines. 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 Detroit to Des Moines is $162.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Des Moines is $350.

Detroit to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: The average Detroit to Des Moines flight time is an hour and 50 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Des Moines is 531 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from Detroit to Des Moines.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Detroit to Des Moines (DTT to DSM)

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

Detroit to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta ATL 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 Detroit and Des Moines, 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 Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to Chicago American, United $176
Detroit to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97
Detroit to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
Detroit to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137
Detroit to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $87
Detroit to Omaha American, United $299
Detroit to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Detroit to St Louis American, Alaska, United $232
Detroit to Kansas City American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Des Moines American, United $298
Dayton to Des Moines American, United $308
Cleveland to Des Moines American, United $346
Grand Rapids to Des Moines American, United $407
Akron - Canton to Des Moines American, United $350
Flint to Des Moines American, United $344
Saginaw to Des Moines United $511
Columbus to Chicago American, United $185
Cleveland to Chicago American, United $197
Akron - Canton to Chicago United $237
Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Cleveland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $117
Columbus to Atlanta American, United $213
Columbus to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $213
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Dayton to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $306
Columbus to New York American, United $241
Cleveland to New York American, JetBlue, United $246
Flint to Chicago American, United $102
Cleveland to Minneapolis - St Paul American, United $329
Dayton to Atlanta American, United $204
Cheap Flights from Detroit to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $324 Round trip from DTT to DSM