Cheap flights from Des Moines to Detroit from $98

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Flight information for Des Moines to Detroit
(DSM to DTT)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Des Moines to Detroit
Best Price Found$237The best flight deal from Des Moines to Detroit found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $237
Fastest flight time1h 43mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to Detroit takes 1h 43m
Direct flightsTue, Wed, Fri and SunDirect flights go from Des Moines to Detroit on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Delta and Air France.
Airports in Detroit1 airportThere is 1 airport near Detroit: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW)

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

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Detroit from Des Moines is August. Most expensive is September

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

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Saturday. The most expensive is typically Monday

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

in the morning

Des Moines to Detroit flights are approximately 20% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

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

United Airlines

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to Detroit

What is the cheapest Des Moines to Detroit flight route?

Des Moines - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Fly from Des Moines to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County for the best Des Moines - Detroit flight prices

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

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Des Moines to Detroit is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to Detroit

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 Detroit by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Nov 15
DSM6:34 amDes Moines
20h 11m
1 stop
DTW2:45 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 22
DTW1:15 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9h 22m
1 stop
DSM10:37 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Dec 1
DSM10:25 amDes Moines
8h 08m
1 stop
DTW6:33 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Dec 12
DTW12:21 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7h 36m
1 stop
DSM7:57 pmDes Moines
United Airlines
Feb 7
DSM10:30 amDes Moines
22h 19m
2 stops
DTW8:49 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Feb 10
DTW2:30 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 14m
1 stop
DSM6:44 amDes Moines
Delta
Dec 3
DSM12:33 pmDes Moines
1h 47m
DTW2:20 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Dec 5
DTW3:42 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 55m
DSM5:37 amDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Dec 3
DSM10:53 amDes Moines
19h 21m
1 stop
DTW6:14 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Dec 5
DTW3:57 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27h 03m
1 stop
DSM7:00 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Jan 13
DSM9:44 amDes Moines
25h 52m
1 stop
DTW11:36 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Jan 17
DTW3:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15h 21m
1 stop
DSM6:21 pmDes Moines

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to Detroit, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 24
DSM2:30 amDes Moines
27h 41m
1 stop
DTW6:11 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
Nov 3
DSM2:00 amDes Moines
10h 39m
1 stop
DTW12:39 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Nov 24
DSM10:31 amDes Moines
5h 38m
1 stop
DTW4:09 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Search last-minute flights to Detroit from Des Moines

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Des Moines to Detroit
Multiple Airlines
Nov 5
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
34h 17m
2 stops
DTW7:59 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 7
DTW4:15 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26h 49m
2 stops
DSM7:04 pmDes Moines
American Airlines
Nov 4
DSM6:20 amDes Moines
5h 12m
1 stop
DTW11:32 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 6
DTW4:15 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5h 50m
1 stop
DSM10:05 amDes Moines
Delta
Nov 4
DSM6:21 amDes Moines
1h 43m
DTW8:04 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 6
DTW4:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 54m
DSM6:49 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 5
DSM7:18 amDes Moines
11h 45m
1 stop
DTW7:03 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 7
DTW1:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16h 54m
1 stop
DSM6:49 amDes Moines
United Airlines
Nov 4
DSM4:10 amDes Moines
3h 59m
1 stop
DTW8:09 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 6
DTW2:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
11h 15m
2 stops
DSM1:15 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 3
DSM6:45 amDes Moines
7h 50m
1 stop
DTW2:35 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Nov 7
DTW3:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14h 54m
1 stop
DSM6:49 amDes Moines

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to Detroit

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Des Moines to Detroit with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $117
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.3

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.2

Food

Reviews

Honestly the rows are too close together. I am 5’8” and it’s all I can do to lean forward and pull my backpack from under the seat in front of me. Otherwise everything was fine. No hiccups.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $221
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.2

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $290
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Des Moines to Detroit are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines like Delta that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Des Moines to Detroit by plane?

    There are 545.1 mi between Des Moines and Detroit. 1h 47m is a normal flight duration for this route.


Can I fly to Detroit from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Detroit within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Detroit.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Detroit?

Returning to Des Moines from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

If you are planning to travel to Detroit at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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