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The cheapest times to fly from DSM to ABE are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • late May to early June
  • August 13th to September 30th (except the week of August 27th)

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 DSM to ABE is early December. Prices can be as high as $716 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $295 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Allentown

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) will usually cost between $305 to $462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $208 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to ABE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DSM to ABE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DSM to ABE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to ABE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Des Moines. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, 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 $80 (20%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the ABE to DSM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DSM to ABE 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DSM to ABE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 29.06% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See DSM to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 17.88% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to HPN flights

Destination alternative #3: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 13.41% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to AVP flights

Destination alternative #4: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 11.77% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to JFK flights

Destination alternative #5: University Park Airport (SCE) in State College, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 2.24% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to SCE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DSM to ABE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lehigh Valley International Airport to Des Moines International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 949 miles or 1527 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DSM to ABE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to ABE flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from DSM to ABE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DSM
Origination airport name Des Moines International Airport
City Des Moines, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.5
Longitude -93.7

Return Airport

Destination code ABE
Destination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4

 

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