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Des Moines to Cancun Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Cancun

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM CUN Tue, Feb 17 - Thu, Feb 19 $387
DSM CUN Fri, Nov 14 - Thu, Nov 20 $398
DSM CUN Fri, Jan 23 - Thu, Jan 29 $444
DSM CUN Fri, Jan 23 - Thu, Jan 29 $447
DSM CUN Mon, Nov 17 - Sun, Nov 23 $496

Des Moines and Cancun airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US
map of airports in Des Moines
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Cancun , MX
map of airports in Cancun
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    Cancun Airport (CUN)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Cancun

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Cancun Airport Hotels

Hotel only $56

Comfort Inn Cancun Aeropuerto

3 stars
3.3 / 5 13 reviews

Blvd Luis Donaldo Colosio Lote 5 Super Manzana 301 Map

...The hotel is located five minutes from the international airport of Cancun.... More

Hotel only $90

Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 63 reviews

Boulevard Luis Donaldo Colosio Km 12.5 Map

Special Offer for a Limited Time

3 Miles/5 Minutes from Cancun Airport, Free Roundtrip Airport Shuttle 4 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Full Service Restaurant, Bar and Room Service.... More

Hotel only $407

Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

5 stars
4.3 / 5 478 reviews

Carretera Cancun-Chetumal KM 340 Map

FREE WiFi plus 30% off per night

...The hotel is five miles from the airport and overlooks the Caribbean Sea.... More

Hotel only $407

Sun Palace Couples Only - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.5 / 5 341 reviews

Blvd. Kukulkan KM 20 Map

Exclusive Canadian Savings !

Luxe romantic beachfront resort with in-room hot tubsThe Sun Palace in Cancun, Mexico, is a beach-front hotel designed exclusively for couples. The hotel has an indoor pool and three outdoor... More

Hotel only $88

The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun

4 stars
4.0 / 5 444 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 20 Zona Hotelera P. O. Box 1808 Map

Save 40% on your stay

...Transportation Cancun International Airport (6 mi/9.6 km)   Attractions.... More

Hotel only $213

GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 223 reviews

Blvd. Kukulkan Lote 64 Bis Seccion A 2a. Map

Kids eat & Stay FREE plus Free Sunset Cruise

Elegant, family-friendly resort close to marina With its Mediterranean style and beautifully crafted interior, the GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive exudes charm and a welcoming... More

October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 10 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) Frontier Airlines $997
Earn $9.97
Return Sun, Oct 12 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 30 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) American Airlines $401
Earn $4.01
Return Wed, Nov 5 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $539
Earn $5.39
Return Sat, Oct 18 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 13 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) Frontier Airlines $684
Earn $6.84
Return Mon, Nov 17 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) US Airways $398
Earn $3.98
Return Thu, Nov 20 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Best one-week trip in November from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 20 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) Frontier Airlines $807
Earn $8.07
Return Thu, Nov 27 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 5 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) American Airlines $405
Earn $4.05
Return Wed, Dec 10 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 11 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $466
Earn $4.66
Return Thu, Dec 18 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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Flights to Cancun

Cheap Flights from Des Moines

Locating cheap flights from Des Moines is easy with the assistance of Orbitz.com. Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offers a wide range of affordable flights from top airline providers. This airport offers flights with United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, US Airways and more. Des Moines International is located in Des Moines, IA at 5800 Fleur Drive and is approximately three miles from the downtown area of the city.

Airport Parking Information

DSM provides a variety of airport parking choices to its passengers. These choices include short-term, long-term and economy parking. Short-term rates start at $1per half-hour, with a $24-per-day maximum. Long-term rates start at $2 per hour, with a $12-per-day maximum. Economy rates at DSM start at $2 per hour, with a $5-per-day maximum.

DSM Transportation Information

Passenger transportation options include shuttle buses, car rentals, limousines, taxis and public transit. Bus transportation is offered by Greyhound, Jefferson Bus Lines and Trailways Bus System. Other options can be found through Alamo Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Capitol Cab Company and C & C Limousine Services, among others.

Restaurants at Des Moines International Airport

Travelers can choose from a variety of restaurants at DSM, many of which can be found at the Landside Food Court. This dining area is open from 4:30 am to 7:30 pm daily, and is home to a Pizza Hut Express and an American Grill restaurant, among others. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights from Des Moines and learn about your airport options.

Cancun International Airport

Cancun International Airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico, so finding cheap flights to Cancun can take some time. Orbitz.com can assist you with finding the best deals available when you are planning your trip. Cancun International Airport is located at kilometer 22 of the Cancun-Cheturnal highway, approximately 25 minutes from downtown. Over 60 airlines fly into its three terminals, including American Airlines, AeroMexico, Iberia, Delta and United Airlines, so finding good deals on an air ticket should be possible.

Transportation from the Airport

Buses are the most popular form of transportation from the airport to your hotel or downtown. The fare is $4.00 per adult passenger, and the trip is approximately 35 minutes long. Shuttles and cars are available, but all ground transportation should be prearranged as taxis are not allowed at the airport. Orbitz.com will be able to assist you with your ground transportation needs.

Weather in Cancun

The best time to travel to Cancun is from November to February when temperatures are in the mid 80s and humidity is low. August to September is hurricane season, so traveling to Cancun should be avoided during those months.

Attractions and Activities in Cancun

No trip to Cancun would be complete without spending some time on one of Cancun's famous white sandy beaches. History buffs would enjoy a day trip to see the ancient Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Orbiz.com can arrange packages that include swimming with dolphins and ziplining in the jungle for adventure enthusiasts. Whatever your interests may be, Orbitz.com can assist you when you need cheap flights to Cancun.