The cheapest times to fly from BTR to DSM are
- January 1st to February 11th
- April 16th to April 29th
- July 9th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 30th, October 8th, and October 15th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BTR to DSM is late September. Prices can be as high as $857 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Des Moines
Flying from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $298 to $508 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $297. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $521. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $224 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $357 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTR to DSM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BTR to DSM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BTR to DSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baton Rouge. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $102 (24%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $321. Return trip prices are from the DSM to BTR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BTR to DSM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BTR to DSM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 773 miles or 1244 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BTR to DSM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTR to DSM flight is about 2 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Baton Rouge, LA and Des Moines, IA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from BTR to DSM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport|
|City||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
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