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Des Moines to Seattle Last modified: Aug 31, 2022 15:47 -04:00

We've scanned 1,446 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Seattle. 00 & !! frequently offer the best deals to Seattle flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

00
DSMSEA
Tue 9/27
nonstop
SEADSM
Fri 9/30
nonstop
$162
!!
DSMSEA
Thu 11/10
nonstop
SEADSM
Mon 11/14
nonstop
$239

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Seattle?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Seattle, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $291.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Seattle?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Des Moines to Seattle 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 Seattle?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $589 $645
7-14 days $198 $542
14-21 days $267 $542
21-30 days $163 $236
30-60 days $257 $826
60-90 days $238 $1,160
90+ days $243 $2,507

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Seattle

We've examined 3,250 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 Seattle is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$243$165$352$198$330$201$542

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Seattle 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 Seattle flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Des Moines Seattle 00 9/27/22 9/30/22 0 $165
October Des Moines Seattle 00 10/4/22 10/10/22 0 $191
November Des Moines Seattle !! 11/10/22 11/14/22 0 $238
December Des Moines Seattle !! 12/5/22 12/8/22 0 $243
December Des Moines Seattle 00 12/24/22 12/29/22 0 $472
August Des Moines Seattle 00 8/9/22 8/16/22 0 $317
September Des Moines Seattle 00 9/29/22 10/2/22 0 $301
April Des Moines Seattle !! 4/13/23 4/15/23 0 $441

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Seattle

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$198
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$198 $268
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$268 $267
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$267

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Seattle

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 Seattle is $542.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Seattle is $254.

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

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 Seattle. 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 Seattle is $147.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Seattle is $269.

Des Moines to Seattle Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Seattle?
Answer: Burbank, CA

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Seattle Last modified: Sep 11, 2022 15:45 -04:00Number of routes searched: 1Number of itineraries searched: 1

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Seattle? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Seattle. 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 Seattle
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Major Airlines DEN / BUR / OAK

Des Moines to Seattle Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Seattle. 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 Last modified: Sep 11, 2022 15:45 -04:00

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