Cheap flights from Des Moines to Washington from $70

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Flight information for Des Moines to Washington
(DSM to WAS)

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Best Price Found$211The best flight deal from Des Moines to Washington found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $211
Fastest flight time2h 16mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to Washington takes 2h 16m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Des Moines to Washington. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Des Moines Airport - Washington Dulles Intl Airport, Des Moines Airport - Washington Reagan-National Airport and Des Moines Airport - Baltimore/Washington Airport.
Airports in Washington2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Washington: Washington Reagan-National (DCA), Washington Dulles Intl (IAD)

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

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Washington from Des Moines is August. Most expensive is March

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

Thursday

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

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

in the evening

Des Moines to Washington flights are approximately 35% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

Frontier

American Airlines, Delta, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to Washington

What is the cheapest Des Moines to Washington flight route?

Des Moines - Baltimore/Washington

Fly from Des Moines to Baltimore/Washington for the best Des Moines - Washington flight prices

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

53 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Des Moines to Washington is approximately 53 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to Washington

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 Washington by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Nov 2
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
18h 18m
2 stops
BWI5:13 amBaltimore/Washington
Nov 9
BWI1:00 amBaltimore/Washington
8h 57m
1 stop
DSM9:57 amDes Moines
Frontier
Nov 2
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
20h 34m
1 stop
DCA7:29 amWashington Reagan-National
Nov 9
DCA2:00 amWashington Reagan-National
7h 57m
1 stop
DSM9:57 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Nov 2
DSM9:37 amDes Moines
7h 36m
1 stop
BWI5:13 pmBaltimore/Washington
Nov 9
BWI12:32 pmBaltimore/Washington
30h 08m
1 stop
DSM6:40 pmDes Moines
Delta
Nov 10
DSM12:51 pmDes Moines
5h 05m
1 stop
BWI5:56 pmBaltimore/Washington
Nov 20
BWI1:41 pmBaltimore/Washington
4h 10m
1 stop
DSM5:51 pmDes Moines
Allegiant Air
Dec 16
DSM10:10 amDes Moines
22h 15m
1 stop
BWI8:25 amBaltimore/Washington
Dec 20
BWI5:12 pmBaltimore/Washington
22h 34m
2 stops
DSM3:46 pmDes Moines
United Airlines
Nov 11
DSM3:10 amDes Moines
4h 25m
1 stop
IAD7:35 amWashington Dulles Intl
Nov 13
IAD4:00 amWashington Dulles Intl
13h 18m
2 stops
DSM5:18 pmDes Moines

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to Washington, view some of our deals below provided by Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Frontier
Multiple Airlines
Nov 8
DSM6:34 amDes Moines
21h 12m
1 stop
BWI3:46 amBaltimore/Washington
Frontier
Nov 8
DSM6:34 amDes Moines
11h 56m
1 stop
BWI6:30 pmBaltimore/Washington
Allegiant Air
Nov 28
DSM3:56 amDes Moines
22h 23m
1 stop
BWI2:19 amBaltimore/Washington

Search last-minute flights to Washington from Des Moines

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Des Moines to Washington
Multiple Airlines
Oct 28
DSM4:12 pmDes Moines
14h 25m
1 stop
BWI6:37 amBaltimore/Washington
Nov 2
BWI2:00 amBaltimore/Washington
9h 10m
1 stop
DSM11:10 amDes Moines
Allegiant Air
Oct 28
DSM7:42 amDes Moines
28h 27m
1 stop
BWI12:09 pmBaltimore/Washington
Oct 31
BWI7:53 amBaltimore/Washington
36h 11m
2 stops
DSM8:04 pmDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 29
DSM4:57 pmDes Moines
14h 32m
2 stops
DCA7:29 amWashington Reagan-National
Nov 1
DCA2:00 pmWashington Reagan-National
21h 10m
1 stop
DSM11:10 amDes Moines
United Airlines
Oct 29
DSM7:27 amDes Moines
26h 37m
1 stop
DCA10:04 amWashington Reagan-National
Nov 1
DCA11:45 amWashington Reagan-National
6h 33m
1 stop
DSM6:18 pmDes Moines
Major Airline
Oct 29
DSM12:55 pmDes Moines
5h 24m
1 stop
BWI6:19 pmBaltimore/Washington
Nov 1
BWI1:26 pmBaltimore/Washington
7h 28m
1 stop
DSM8:54 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 28
DSM4:12 pmDes Moines
13h 31m
2 stops
BWI5:43 amBaltimore/Washington
Nov 2
BWI2:00 amBaltimore/Washington
9h 10m
1 stop
DSM11:10 amDes Moines

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to Washington

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $95
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.3

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.2

Food

Reviews

Crew is horrible

1 / 10
Frontier
PriceFrom $133
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.6

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

I didn’t make this flight because the agent made me reschedule.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $148
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 $200
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 Washington offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Washington are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines.

  • How far is Des Moines to Washington by plane?

    Washington is 892.3 mi away from Des Moines. 2h 17m is a normal flight duration for this route.


Can I fly to Washington from Des Moines right now?

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

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

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 Washington.

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

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Washington?

Returning to Des Moines from Washington

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

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

If you are planning to travel to Washington 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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