The cheapest times to fly from KRK to DSM are
- May 7th to June 17th (except the week of May 28th)
- November 5th to December 9th
- December 24th to March 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 KRK to DSM is late January. Prices can be as high as $1217 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $692 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Des Moines
Flying from Krakow (KRK) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $730 to $1090 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $757. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1109. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $351 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $811 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KRK to DSM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KRK to DSM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the KRK to DSM flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kraków. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $106 (8%) 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 $814. Return trip prices are from the DSM to KRK 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 KRK 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 9 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking KRK to DSM
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 KRK to DSM — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $744
- Average savings: $68 (8.32%)
- Price for both tickets: $788
- Average savings: $23 (2.84%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from KRK to DSM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to John Paul II – Balice Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4939 miles or 7949 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from KRK to DSM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop KRK to DSM flight is about 9 hour 52 minutes.
How many flights go between Krakow and Des Moines, IA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from KRK to DSM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John Paul II – Balice Airport|
|Destination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
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