The cheapest times to fly from DSM to LFW are
- January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, March 12th, March 19th, and May 7th)
- September 3rd to October 28th
- November 12th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)
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 LFW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3608 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $1394 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Lome
Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Lome (LFW) will usually cost between $1395 to $2473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1585. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2467. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $881 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1847 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to LFW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DSM to LFW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DSM to LFW flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Des Moines. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LFW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DSM. 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 $540 (25%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1651. Return trip prices are from the LFW to DSM 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 DSM to LFW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 7 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 LFW while comparing.
- 105 miles (169 km) away from LFW
- Usually 20.71% less expensive than LFW
- 1-layover flights available
- 145 miles (233 km) away from LFW
- Usually 19.27% less expensive than LFW
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking DSM to LFW
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DSM to LFW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1039
- Average savings: $808 (43.75%)
- Price for both tickets: $1148
- Average savings: $699 (37.85%)
- Price for both tickets: $1189
- Average savings: $658 (35.63%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DSM to LFW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport to Des Moines International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6188 miles or 9959 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DSM to LFW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to LFW flight is about 12 hour 7 minutes.
How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Lome?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DSM to LFW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Gnassingbe Eyadema International Airport|
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