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Flights from Detroit to Des Moines, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:10 AM

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Detroit to Des Moines Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:10 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Detroit to Des Moines. American frequently offer the best deals on Detroit to Des Moines flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DTTDSM
Thu 10/20
1 stop
DSMDTT
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$310
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American
DTTDSM
Fri 10/28
1 stop
DSMDTT
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$310
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How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Des Moines?

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 $424.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Des Moines?

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 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 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 Detroit to Des Moines?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $414
14-21 days $0 $318
21-30 days $0 $310
30-60 days $0 $310
60-90 days $0 $483
90+ days $0 $310

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Des Moines

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to Des Moines is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$402 $514 $524 $310 $310 $483

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to Des Moines 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 Detroit to Des Moines flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Detroit Des Moines American 10/20/16 11/5/16 1 $310
November Detroit Des Moines American 11/4/16 11/6/16 1 $322
December Detroit Des Moines American 12/17/16 12/27/16 1 $624
January Detroit Des Moines American 1/13/17 1/16/17 2 $460
February Detroit Des Moines American 2/1/17 2/5/17 1 $310

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Des Moines

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$322
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$322 $310
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$310

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Des Moines

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 Detroit to Des Moines is $310.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Des Moines - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 09:56 19:56

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Des Moines is $310.

Detroit to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: The average Detroit to Des Moines flight time is an hour and 51 minutes.
Question: How far is Des Moines from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Des Moines is 531 miles (854 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 17 direct flights from Detroit to Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct 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 in Detroit flying to Des Moines Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:10 AMNumber of routes searched: 47Number of itineraries searched: 10,621

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to Des Moines? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to Des Moines. 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.

Detroit to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD
American CLT
American DCA
Delta -
Delta MSP
Delta ATL
American DFW
United EWR
United DEN
United IAH
American PHX
Delta LGA

Detroit to Des Moines Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Des Moines. 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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