The cheapest times to fly from PSP to DBQ are

  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 PSP to DBQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $1023 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $436 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Dubuque

Flying from Palm Springs, CA (PSP) to Dubuque, IA (DBQ) will usually cost between $436 to $754 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $436. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $823. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $387 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $511 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSP to DBQ flight.

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

PSP to DBQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSP to DBQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Palm Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $148 (23%) 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 $473. Return trip prices are from the DBQ to PSP 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 PSP to DBQ 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 42 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 PSP to DBQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 33.07% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PSP to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 15.41% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 18.00% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to MKE flights

Destination alternative #4: Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO) in Waterloo, IA

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 7.83% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to ALO flights

Destination alternative #5: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 6.46% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to CID flights

Destination alternative #6: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 4.89% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PSP to RST flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PSP to DBQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Dubuque Regional Airport to Palm Springs International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1514 miles or 2437 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PSP to DBQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSP to DBQ flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Palm Springs, CA and Dubuque, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from PSP to DBQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePSP
Origination airport namePalm Springs International Airport
CityPalm Springs, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDBQ
Destination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States


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