The cheapest times to fly from YEG to DSM are
- January 1st to March 4th
- August 20th to December 16th (except the week of November 5th)
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 YEG to DSM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1230 for Friday flights during mid March, or as low as $303 for Tuesday flights around mid January.
When to Fly to Des Moines
Flying from Edmonton (YEG) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $331 to $646 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $520 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $499 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YEG to DSM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the YEG to DSM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the YEG to DSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Edmonton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Des Moines, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Edmonton. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (20%) 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 $427. Return trip prices are from the DSM to YEG 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 YEG 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 12 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from YEG to DSM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to Edmonton International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1229 miles or 1978 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from YEG to DSM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop YEG to DSM flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Edmonton and Des Moines, IA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from YEG to DSM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Edmonton International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Des Moines International Airport|
|City||Des Moines, IA|
|Country||the United States|
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