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Flights to Des Moines - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Des Moines to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Des Moines?

The average price of all flights to Des Moines clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Des Moines is Tuesday where tickets can be as cheap as $2,070. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Friday, where prices are $2,964 on average.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights to Des Moines, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights to Des Moines is February, where tickets cost $2,149 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are August and September, where the average cost of tickets from Australia is $2,854 and $2,854 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is February with an average price of $2,149.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Des Moines?

The average price for all flights to Des Moines depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Des Moines is generally in the evening, when flights cost $2,427 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Des Moines is generally in the morning, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is $2,626.

How long is the flight to Des Moines?

The duration of your flight to Des Moines depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Des Moines on KAYAK are from Perth, which takes 36h 32m, and Melbourne, which takes 42h 20m.

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January

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June

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FAQs - booking Des Moines flights

  • How far is Des Moines from central Des Moines?

    There are 6 km between Des Moines city centre and Des Moines.

  • What is the name of Des Moines’s airport?

    When flying to Des Moines, you'll arrive at Des Moines (DSM). The airport is also known as Des Moines or Des Moines Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Des Moines?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Des Moines.

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    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Des Moines with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Des Moines?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Des Moines up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Des Moines?

    Of the 6 airlines that fly to Des Moines, American Airlines offers the most flights, with around 148 per week, followed by Delta with 117 flights per week.

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Australia to Des Moines

Monday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +23 more

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Saturday

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Sunday

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Des Moines to Australia

Monday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +23 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +24 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +23 more

ANA, Aer Lingus, +24 more

Wednesday

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ANA, Aer Lingus, +24 more

Thursday

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Friday

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Saturday

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Top 4 airlines flying to Des Moines

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying to Des Moines. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline from Australia to Des Moines. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
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Air New ZealandOverall score based on 626 reviews
7.6Food
8.8Crew
8.1Comfort
7.9Entertainment
8.4Boarding
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Can you please process refund. Mum died and dad went to Pakistan to bury her after cancelling flight.

2.0 MediocreAnonymous, May 2024AKL - YVR
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Can you please process refund. Mum died and dad went to Pakistan to bury her after cancelling flight.

Short flight so no entertainment, turbulence so no food service - overall flight as expected

Overall excellent but the Captain kept the seat belt sign on for far too long, especially at the beginning and end of the flight. It was 2 hours after take-off before the crew were able to start the service (on an 11 hour night flight, reducing our sleeping time) and the seat belt sign on went on during breakfast (90 mins before landing) and was not turned off again until we landed. This made for an uncomfortable journey of trying to limit fluid intake because it was unclear when the toilets would be available for use.

The staff and crew on board were excellent. Business class however, was very weird. I thought we would have individual pods, but the way it was set up was unexpected. Not very private and If you wanted to lay down, you had to have an entire bed made up for you by the crew, rather than how Delta one works where you could just lie down whenever you feel like it. It was a 16 hour flight. I chose not to have my bed made, and that turned out to be a good idea because everybody who had their bed made had to wait for the crew to roll up their mattresses. So strange!

Food was not good. We asked for Muslim food and it was weird tasteless type of boiled veges.

Couldn’t request a vegan meal somehow but I noticed other people getting them

They announced food service but then never came around. We also couldn’t land so kept trying to get to runway and then had to come up and go around happened like 3 times and cause the child next to me to start throwing up

Good food and entertainment options. Great Staff that were all welcoming and caregiving.

The recline on the seat in front of me came back so that I was staring at the top of the man’s head in front of me the whole trip. He refused to bring his seat back up twice every time he was instructed to do so and only relented when he had a tray of good in front of him. And then right back in my lap!!! Horrible man!! I complained to the staff multiple times, but no one would address the issue. Otherwise, it would have been a perfect flight.

There was a snafu with confirming seats at check which left us in limbo for the second leg of our trip. I believe the ANZ app is not well integrated with the systems at the terminal resulting in this disconcerting error.

More facilities to transport to the gates......felt too much walking distance

Just happy I flew Qatar Airways awesome no wonder they are #1 in the world right now! The food was just delicious, very courteous, professional crew.

It was good no problems made it on time for the next flight overseas!

It was a really long flight from Doha to Philadelphia and it was overall a good one. The one area that I would comment on is that there is a lot of single-use plastic and disposables in the meal service for American Airlines. It would be great to see more circular options in the meal service to reduce the amount of waste.

Suddenly Flight has been change by Qatar and there’s no information is there of us from Bom to Doha and counter person is behaving like Qatar owner next I will not buy Qatar and I will not suggest anyone to fly in Qatar

The crew was fantastic and the over flight was perfect as well.

They shld provide food. Between food they are giving 10 hours gap which is toooo much

The crew was great and the food and liquor offerings were good. Seats were a bit cramped. Flight arrived early at destination. That's a plus.

All over with Qatar airlines my experience was really bad due to delays and then putting me on different airlines and after 8 hours of wait I had to listen to their is no plane to fly for another 24 hours. Wore experience ever.

I had already opted for Vegan food before 2 months yet they say we have no record for it,

The international flight from Sydney to Dallas had great food. I have travelled a lot over the years and this has been the most memorable in my experience so far.

Initial flight was cancelled so moved to an alternative flight. As a result, stuck in a middle seat. Flight then place in holding pattern prior to landing resulting in a very late trip home.

There was nothing I didn’t like, prices a little lower would help

BA Airbus A380 BC upstairs had 2 3 2 layout. The seat was comfy but access for those in middle or window seats had to climb over others fest to get to ailse when seats in bed mode. The layout was not nearly as private as other layouts. The staff was amazing as well as the food. Most airline food is average but this was restaurant quality.

Following a marathon flight riddled by delays and changes from Santiago, Chile, my flight to Melbourne from Sydney was on schedule but I was transferred to the next flight. The reason by ticketing and the floor manager was I missed the entry to flight by one minute! That's right, the emphasised that if I was 1 minute earlier I would be on the flight. I asked what was the point them emphasising 1minute overdue and how that helped me or the situation. They didn't care at all. Replying that if it was one minute earlier they would've done something and smirking delivering the information. Australian's do call Australia home, Qantas calls Australian's suckers.

1) crackly headphone jack 2) one of the emergency seats recline. Usually second row does. But in this case neither did 3) food was scrambled eggs or fruit. 4) fruit should not be the option to eggs 5)miserable unpleasant crew not a smile. Thought that was a virgin thing

Qantas are unable to service and unfit for purpose, they cannot transport Australians on time to overseas destinations. On top of the inflated ticketing, the Sydney flight to Santiago was impacted because the plane was delayed arriving and then further bungling by Qantas admitting the ground new ground crew in charge of cleaning were not trained. The impact on passengers with connecting flights was tremendous and long ques of frustrated passengers waiting for rescheduling. **Qantas has become the Australian Spirit of disappointment**

The staff we fantastic and seemed to work very well with each other

Business lounge in Melbourne mediocre. Look at Emirates or Qatar, Qantas! Great friendly crew. Food was good but Emirates is a level above. Business seat good. But can’t compare to Qatar. Main reason for booking Qantas is loyalty and terrific connection via Perth to LHR.

I was pleasantly surprised with my flight to LA with Qantas. Although seats were not the roomies, service was excellent.

We enjoyed that we boarded and took off on time. We didn’t like that our connection flight was a twenty minute walk through the airport with only one hour in between flights.

No lounge access with “United First” ticket. False alarm about late flight, jeopardizing connection. Wrong meal. Loose power socket would not hold plug, could not charge device. In-flight access to text messaging did not work. Toilet seat on plane would not stay up.

We ended up with seats in the very back. So they did not recline. Have no idea why, we reserved and checked in very early. The isles were very narrow and the seats had very little leg room. But they did give us water, and a snack.

Boarding was terrible. My wife uses a wheel chair and she was in an incredibly hot closed metal cargo box for close to 20 minutes before getting on board

Check in etc was very good. As for on the plane, it was like flying in a freezer. It was so cold, i have flown for years and never been so cold on a plane. Staff on board said its always cold when flying which is a load of rubbish. They wouldnt put any heating on and now i have the flu because of this .

I’ve had a couple flights this week on United that were delayed by an hour or more

Surprisingly easy! I was hesitant to try this, but the cost swayed me. I actually felt like I had less stress than all the taxiing and possible delays that occur with short regional flights where you spend less time in the air than getting to and from the plane..

It was okay, no wifi or entertainment real disappointment. Staff onboard not very friendly.

This flight was delayed multiple times and eventually canceled around 2-3ish. Original take off time was around 10:30am. By 3, there were no other options out of Houston, so stuck in Houston for from 3pm - 11am the next day.

It started with multiple delays, cancellations, re booking, 5 hour lay over and finally on a plane from Chicago to Pittsburgh. Gates, times, etc were changed multiply times. Once on the plane, staff was fine, but built in tv did not work and could not even turn it off. Light at eye level the entire trip, so sleeping was near impossible. No snacks or drinks given.

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2 stopsAmerican Airlines
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21/6Fri
2 stopsAmerican Airlines
31h 31mDSM-MEL
$2,565
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1 stopAmerican Airlines
22h 40mDSM-MEL
$2,567
14/6Fri
1 stopAmerican Airlines
25h 14mMEL-DSM
21/6Fri
1 stopAmerican Airlines
22h 40mDSM-MEL
$2,666
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2 stopsQatar Airways
52h 28mPER-DSM
21/10Mon
2 stopsQatar Airways
43h 55mDSM-PER
$3,251
17/10Thu
2 stopsQatar Airways
52h 28mPER-DSM
21/10Mon
2 stopsQatar Airways
33h 50mDSM-PER
$3,273
15/6Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
41h 14mMEL-DSM
22/6Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
26h 39mDSM-MEL
$4,107
14/6Fri
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29h 05mMEL-DSM
21/6Fri
3 stops
31h 40mDSM-MEL
$4,174
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25h 05mMEL-DSM
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32h 55mDSM-MEL
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