The cheapest times to fly from HVN to DSM are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • October 8th 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 HVN to DSM is early June. Prices can be as high as $957 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $293 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Des Moines

Flying from New Haven, CT (HVN) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $296 to $650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $381. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $453 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HVN to DSM flight.

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

HVN to DSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HVN to DSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New Haven. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, 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 $170 (32%) 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 $369. Return trip prices are from the DSM to HVN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HVN to DSM 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 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 HVN to DSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kirksville Regional Airport (IRK) in Kirksville, MO

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from DSM
  • Usually 6.40% less expensive than DSM
  • 2-layover flights available

See HVN to IRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to Tweed New Haven Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1074 miles or 1728 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HVN to DSM flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between New Haven, CT and Des Moines, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from HVN to DSM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HVN
Origination airport name Tweed New Haven Airport
City New Haven, CT
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -72.9

Return Airport

Destination code DSM
Destination airport name Des Moines International Airport
City Des Moines, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.5
Longitude -93.7


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