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The best prices from London to Des Moines are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to DSM flight in 2022: compare London to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
LON - DSM
Price
£657 - £1,184
DSM
Temperature
-5 - 25 °C
DSM
Rainfall
25 - 125 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

£699

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£529

From London (LON) to Des Moines

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Des Moines?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Des Moines at least 61 days early can save you up to 13% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Des Moines for as little as £817 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £822 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Des Moines from London average £741. You can even find prices in February for less than £741, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as £395. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from London. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 28%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Des Moines?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Des Moines (LON - DSM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Des Moines at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to Des Moines in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to DSM flights in May, June
20 May - 27 May
£716pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jun - 31 Aug
£731pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Jun - 23 Jun
£761pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from London found for this year
20 May - 27 May
£716pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jun - 31 Aug
£731pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Jun - 23 Jun
£761pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from London, departing today and this week
24 May - 6 Jun
£973pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 6 Jun
£1,003pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 6 Jun
£1,068pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Des Moines from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Des Moines
07:30 - 17:17
Virgin Atlantic
2 stops
15h 47m
LHR - DSM
Virgin Atlantic
£792
StudentUniverse
05:35 - 14:45
Finnair
1 stop
15h 10m
LHR - DSM
Finnair
£931
ChecknFly
08:20 - 09:37
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 17m
LGW - DSM
Multiple Airlines
£994
Combigo

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Des Moines

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

For a flight from London to Des Moines, you will be flying into Des Moines. Des Moines (DSM) is just 3.6 mi from the center of the city. Des Moines is the only Des Moines airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from London per day. 7 airlines have flights to Des Moines from London on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from London to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Finnair, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Finnair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Des Moines for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Des Moines for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Finnair for just £731, but on average you can expect to pay £864.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Des Moines for under £1,000?

There are currently 7+ open flights from London to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than £1,000.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Des Moines is Finnair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £731 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Scandinavian Airlines and Virgin Atlantic, starting at £815 and £844 round-trip. Finnair is priced at 1% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Des Moines one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Aer Lingus. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £666. Users have also found prices from £778 and £931 on Virgin Atlantic and Finnair, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from London to Des Moines?

The most popular route from London to Des Moines is London Heathrow - Des Moines. You may also consider London City - Des Moines or London Gatwick - Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Des Moines?

The cheapest flight price from London to Des Moines is £614. On average you can expect to pay £878. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Des Moines), can usually be booked for £661.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Des Moines?

When booking a flight from London to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Finnair or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Des Moines

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London 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 London are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Des Moines?

Returning to London 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 London.

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

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Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Des Moines.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.25
Average temperature for May in Des Moines
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Des Moines
130.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from London to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
£526 £684 No cancel fee 72%
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Finnair
£569 £726 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£756 £897 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
£853 £1,012 No cancel fee 69%
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