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The cheapest times to fly from DSM to GNV are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 2nd to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 GNV is early September. Prices can be as high as $966 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Gainesville

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Gainesville, FL (GNV) will usually cost between $257 to $548 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $700. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $430 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $374 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to GNV flight.

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

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DSM to GNV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to GNV 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 $157 (33%) 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 $316. Return trip prices are from the GNV 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DSM to GNV 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 51 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 GNV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Pete Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 29.14% less expensive than GNV
  • Nonstop flights available

See DSM to PIE flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Sanford, FL

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 28.34% less expensive than GNV
  • Nonstop flights available

See DSM to SFB flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 21.93% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 15.24% less expensive than GNV
  • Nonstop flights available

See DSM to MCO flights

Destination alternative #5: Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) in Daytona Beach, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 8.96% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to DAB flights

Destination alternative #6: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 2.14% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to JAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DSM to GNV? 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 Gainesville Regional Airport to Des Moines International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1036 miles or 1667 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to GNV flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Gainesville, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from DSM to GNV.

 

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 GNV
Destination airport name Gainesville Regional Airport
City Gainesville, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 29.7
Longitude -82.3

 

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