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Cheap Flights from Washington to Des Moines, IA, United States - WAS to DSM Last modified: May 29, 2016 2:01 PM

Popular flights from Washington to Des Moines Last modified: May 29, 2016 2:01 PM

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
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $259
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 $259
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $259
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $259
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $259
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $276
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $276
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $276
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $276
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $276

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $269.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Washington 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.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Des Moines

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$259 $266 $259 $259 $309 $259 $267

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

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 Washington to Des Moines.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$820
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$820
TIPSave $181 by flying into Omaha instead of Des Moines from Washington

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

Your Washington 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 Washington to Des Moines is $362.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Des Moines is $351.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Des Moines
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 22:05 22:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Des Moines (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to Des Moines is $155.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Des Moines is $353.

Washington to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Des Moines?
Answer: The average Washington to Des Moines flight time is 2 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Des Moines is 894 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 6 direct flights from Washington to Des Moines.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Des Moines?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Des Moines?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Washington to Des Moines (WAS to DSM) Number of flights searched: 134Last modified: May 29, 2016 2:01 PM

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

Washington to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta LGA X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Washington 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 Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $147
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $207
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $165
Washington to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Sun Country, United $171
Washington to Kansas City American, Alaska, United $173
Washington to Denver American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United $198
Washington to Omaha American, Alaska, United $209
Washington to St Louis American, Alaska, United $203

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $296
Newark to Des Moines American, United $259
Baltimore to Des Moines American, United $318
Richmond to Des Moines American, United $384
Pittsburgh to Des Moines American, United $322
Norfolk to Des Moines American, United $334
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $107
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $152
Baltimore to Chicago American, Spirit, United $114
Philadelphia to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Frontier, United $68
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $179
Baltimore to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $197
Newark to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $191
Richmond to Chicago American, United $257
Philadelphia to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Spirit, United $149
Baltimore to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Spirit, United $115
Newark to Minneapolis - St Paul American, United $274
Norfolk to Chicago American, United $253
Newark to Omaha American, United $215
Baltimore to Omaha American, Alaska, United $386
Philadelphia to Kansas City American, Alaska, Frontier, United $118
Cheap Flights from Washington to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $259 Round trip from WAS to DSM