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Cheap Flights to Des Moines

Popular in March High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price C$ 481 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from C$ 260 From Toronto to Des Moines
One-way from C$ 231 One-way flight from Toronto to Des Moines
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Des Moines flights by month

January
C$ 327
February
C$ 259
March
C$ 523
April
C$ 361
May
C$ 411
June
C$ 412
July
C$ 486
August
C$ 440
September
C$ 354
October
C$ 460
November
C$ 367
December
C$ 397
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Des Moines is February. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Des Moines?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - DSM
Price
C$ 259 - C$ 816
DSM
Temperature
1 - 30 °C
DSM
Rainfall
22 - 130 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, February is seen as the time to fly to Des Moines, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Des Moines, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being May.

When is the best time to book a flight to Des Moines?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Des Moines, you should look to book at least 35 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Des Moines?

The cheapest day to fly to Des Moines is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

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

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Des Moines. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

The state capital of Iowa, Des Moines is a charming city with exceptional food, a huge array of historic buildings, great shopping and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.

The historical side to the city will occupy many days of sightseeing. From the ornately designed Capitol building, to the beauty of Salisbury House and the fascinating exhibits of the State Historical Society Museum, visitors can easily learn about how the city came to be.

There are plenty of other cultural attractions as well. Wander around the Science Centre of Iowa, with its planetarium and interactive child-friendly exhibits, or take in the superb collection of 20th century masterpieces at the Des Moines Art Centre – featuring world-famous artists like Hopper, O’Keefe and Johns. June also sees the city stage a fantastic Arts Festival, with a programme of open air performances.

Food is a big part of the town’s appeal. That may be because Des Moines is at the heart of one of the world’s great farming regions. Visit in July to sample every local delicacy at Taste of Des Moines or dine at eateries serving everything from tacos to hefty burgers.

There are family-friendly attractions as well, such as Adventureland, with its massive swimming pool and vast array of slides, as well as Gray’s Lake where families can race pedalos and canoes.

More serious water sports are catered for at sites like Saylorville Lake, which offers exceptional fishing. Other sports can be enjoyed at Sleepy Hollow Park with different seasonal options to experience such as snowboarding and beach volleyball.

Des Moines is also a jumping off point to visit Iowa’s most beautiful sights, such as the rolling Loess Hills and the eerie Maquoketa Caves. But with so much to do, you may never want to leave the city.

[h2]When is the best time to visit Des Moines (US, IA)?[/h2]

If you are seeking a cultural holiday, then there is really no bad time to go to Des Moines. For outdoor activities, summer is the best time to visit (between June and September), although there are snow-based activities available as well. A trip in June may balance lower prices with outdoor festivals and good conditions for hiking and boating.

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When is the best time to fly to Des Moines?

If you are seeking a cultural holiday, then there is really no bad time to go to Des Moines. For outdoor activities, summer is the best time to visit (between June and September), although there are snow-based activities available as well. A trip in June may balance lower prices with outdoor festivals and good conditions for hiking and boating.

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Getting around Des Moines

Renting a car provides great flexibility (but beware of icy conditions during the winter). The city is known to be quite cycle-friendly as well, and the bus network will let you take your bikes on board, making it possible to access most parts of town without a rental car. Taxis are always available to book, but don’t rely on being able to hail them.

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