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Flights to Des Moines in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£692Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£684From London to Des Moines
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Des Moines (DSM)

Cheap flights to Des Moines in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DSM flights for May, June
22 Jun - 29 Jun
£911pp
LCY
London City
KLM
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City
21 Jun - 28 Jun
£965pp
LCY
London City
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City
18 Jun - 25 Jun
£1,077pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Aer Lingus
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Aer Lingus
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines found for this year
21 Jun - 28 Jun
£719pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Aug - 21 Sep
£724pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Jun - 25 Jun
£727pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
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London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Des Moines from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Des Moines

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Des Moines?

Returning to United Kingdom from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines?

The cheapest ticket to Des Moines found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£596
February
£581
March
£627
April
£719
May
£711
June
£693
July
£794
August
£765
September
£748
October
£669
November
£623
December
£673
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Des Moines is February. The most expensive month for flights is July. 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 Airport?

Average Des Moines flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - DSM
Price
£581 - £1,061
DSM
Temperature
1 - 30 °C
DSM
Rainfall
22 - 130 mm

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

The best time to book flights to Des Moines is 61 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Des Moines?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Des Moines. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

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

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Des Moines. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

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.

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.

Des Moines airport overview

Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is a relatively small airport in Iowa. It is conveniently located just 5km (3 miles) from central Des Moines, and generally handles less than two million passengers per year.

In 2010, Des Moines International Airport’s terminal got a great revamp, which included new carpeting in the terminal and a number of other facility upgrades. The airport has a great array of shopping facilities, ranging from small-change vending machines to larger and more expensive options.

Passengers can book flights to Des Moines International Airport from destinations across the United States, including Chicago, Denver and Las Vegas. A number of airlines operate flights to Des Moines International Airport, particularly low-cost options such as ExpressJet Airlines and AirTran Airways.

Passengers who prefer smaller airports will enjoy Des Moines International Airport – as it has facilities of equal quality to those of larger airports, but not the crowds of people and the long queues generally associated with busier airports.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines?

If you book a flight to Des Moines, you will be flying into Des Moines, which is the city’s only airport. Des Moines (DSM) is located 3.6 mi from the centre of Des Moines.

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