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The cheapest times to fly from DSM to FAR are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 FAR is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $648 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.

 

When to Fly to Fargo

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Fargo, ND (FAR) will usually cost between $258 to $360 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $272. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $300 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to FAR flight.

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

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DSM to FAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to FAR 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 $0.46, which is a bit above 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 $70 (21%) 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 $268. Return trip prices are from the FAR 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 FAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DSM to FAR? 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 Hector International Airport to Des Moines International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 404 miles or 650 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to FAR flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Fargo, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from DSM to FAR.

 

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 FAR
Destination airport name Hector International Airport
City Fargo, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 46.9
Longitude -96.8

 

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