The cheapest times to fly from DSM to SYR are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
- April 16th to June 3rd (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
- August 20th 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 SYR is early November. Prices can be as high as $670 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $286 for Wednesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Syracuse
Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Syracuse, NY (SYR) will usually cost between $288 to $468 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $476. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $329 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to SYR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DSM to SYR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DSM to SYR 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 $0.23, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $102 (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 $305. Return trip prices are from the SYR 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 SYR 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 36 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 SYR while comparing.
- 124 miles (200 km) away from SYR
- Usually 11.70% less expensive than SYR
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DSM to SYR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Des Moines International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 901 miles or 1450 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DSM to SYR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to SYR flight is about 2 hour 36 minutes.
How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Syracuse, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from DSM to SYR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Syracuse Hancock International Airport|
|Country||the United States|