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Flights from St Louis to Des Moines, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:30 AM

St Louis to Des Moines Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:30 AM

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

United
STLDSM
Sat 11/5
1 stop
DSMSTL
Mon 11/21
1 stop
$143
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American
STLDSM
Thu 10/20
1 stop
DSMSTL
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$172
Select
American
STLDSM
Thu 10/20
1 stop
DSMSTL
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$172
Select
American
STLDSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
DSMSTL
Sun 10/30
1 stop
$172
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American
STLDSM
Fri 11/4
1 stop
DSMSTL
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$172
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American
STLDSM
Sat 1/14
1 stop
DSMSTL
Sun 1/22
1 stop
$172
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How Much is a Flight from St Louis to Des Moines?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from St Louis to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $187.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $193
14-21 days $0 $172
21-30 days $0 $172
30-60 days $0 $143
60-90 days $0 $0
90+ days $0 $172

Cheapest Day To Fly from St Louis 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 St Louis to Des Moines is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$274 $172 $182 $172 $172 $143 $193

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October St Louis Des Moines American 10/20/16 10/24/16 1 $172
November St Louis Des Moines United 11/5/16 11/21/16 1 $143
January St Louis Des Moines American 1/14/17 1/22/17 1 $172
February St Louis Des Moines American 2/11/17 2/19/17 1 $172
July St Louis Des Moines American 7/29/17 8/5/17 1 $352

Cheap Last Minute Flights from St Louis to Des Moines

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$172
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$172 $172
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$172

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from St Louis 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 St Louis to Des Moines is $172.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from St Louis to Des Moines - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Southwest 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 09:40 21:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from St Louis 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 St Louis 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 St Louis to Des Moines is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from St Louis to Des Moines is $172.

St Louis to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from St Louis to Des Moines?
Answer: The average St Louis to Des Moines flight time is an hour and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Des Moines from St Louis?
Answer: The distance from St Louis to Des Moines is 259 miles (416 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from St Louis to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from St Louis to Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular St Louis airlines for direct flights from St Louis to Des Moines?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between St Louis and Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from St Louis to Des Moines?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in St Louis flying to Des Moines Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:30 AMNumber of routes searched: 30Number of itineraries searched: 7,971

Wondering which airlines fly out of St Louis to Des Moines? We've gathered the average price of St Louis 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.

St Louis to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD
Delta MSP
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
American CLT
American DFW
United DEN
Delta CVG / DTW
American DCA / ORD
United IAH
American PHX / ORD
Delta ATL / DTW
United DEN / ORD
United EWR / ORD
United EWR

St Louis to Des Moines Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in St Louis 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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