The cheapest times to fly from MIA to DSM are
- January 8th to January 28th
- April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
- August 6th 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 MIA to DSM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1323 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $255 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Des Moines
Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $266 to $573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $667. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $391 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $324 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to DSM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MIA to DSM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MIA to DSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. 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 (35%) 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 $282. Return trip prices are from the DSM to MIA 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 MIA 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 3 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MIA to DSM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to Miami International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1328 miles or 2137 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MIA to DSM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to DSM flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Miami, FL and Des Moines, IA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from MIA to DSM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Miami International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
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