Cheap flights from Des Moines to Chicago

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Chicago (CHI)
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Flight information for Des Moines to Chicago
(DSM to CHI)

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Best Price Found$151The best flight deal from Des Moines to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $151
Fastest flight time1h 21mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to Chicago takes 1h 21m
Direct flightsMo, Tu, We, Fr, Sa and SuDirect flights go from Des Moines to Chicago on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Air Canada and Aer Lingus.
Airports in Chicago3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Des Moines to Chicago

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Chicago?

July
The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Des Moines is July. Most expensive is January

What is the cheapest day to depart Des Moines for Chicago?

Friday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Friday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Chicago?

in the evening
Des Moines to Chicago flights are approximately 12% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Des Moines?

Major Airline
Major Airline, United Airlines, and American Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to Chicago

What is the cheapest Des Moines to Chicago flight route?

Des Moines - Chicago O'Hare Intl
Fly from Des Moines to Chicago O'Hare Intl for the best Des Moines - Chicago flight prices

How far in advance should you book Des Moines to Chicago flights?

60 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Des Moines to Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Des Moines to Chicago by changing tabs
United Airlines
Sep 23
DSM1:00 pmDes Moines
1h 20m
ORD2:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Sep 26
ORD8:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 11m
DSM9:56 amDes Moines
United Airlines
Aug 21
DSM2:45 amDes Moines
1h 24m
ORD4:09 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Aug 23
ORD10:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 16m
DSM11:46 amDes Moines
United Airlines
May 17
DSM1:00 pmDes Moines
1h 26m
ORD2:26 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 24
ORD3:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 26m
DSM5:13 pmDes Moines

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier
Delta
Jun 11
DSM9:15 amDes Moines
4h 09m
1 stop
ORD1:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Jun 2
DSM2:28 pmDes Moines
5h 30m
1 stop
ORD7:58 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
May 19
DSM2:28 pmDes Moines
5h 30m
1 stop
ORD7:58 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Des Moines to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Delta
PriceFrom $147
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $163
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.0

Food

Reviews

Pros: everything

Cons: nono

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $163
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Yes made sure mask was in place

Cons: No

1 / 10

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

Delta has implemented additional safety measures to accommodate travelers. When flying from Des Moines to Chicago, expect masks to be provided - they are required onboard. Aircrafts are also being cleaned thoroughly with enhanced products regularly. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are airlines flying from Des Moines to Chicago offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Des Moines to Chicago, such as American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.


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