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The cheapest times to fly from DSM to FNT are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 20th to November 18th (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 FNT is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $666 for Thursday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $241 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Flint

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Flint, MI (FNT) will usually cost between $244 to $434 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $467. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to FNT flight.

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

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DSM to FNT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to FNT 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 $0.4, 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. Thursdays 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 $90 (25%) 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 $278. Return trip prices are from the FNT 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 FNT 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 55 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 FNT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 13.25% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to AZO flights

Destination alternative #2: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 10.09% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to GRR flights

Destination alternative #3: Capital Region International Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 7.38% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to LAN flights

Destination alternative #4: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 4.97% less expensive than FNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DSM to DTW flights

Destination alternative #5: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from FNT
  • Usually 2.41% less expensive than FNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to TOL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 516 miles or 830 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to FNT flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Flint, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DSM to FNT.

 

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 FNT
Destination airport name Bishop International Airport
City Flint, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 43
Longitude -83.7

 

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