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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 3 - Wed, Feb 25 $391
DSM CUN Tue, Feb 3 - Wed, Feb 25 $394
DSM CUN Sat, Apr 11 - Sat, Apr 18 $406
DSM CUN Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 25 $409
DSM CUN Sat, May 2 - Fri, May 8 $500

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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Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport

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Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

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Nizuc Luxury Resort & Spa

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The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun

4 stars
4.0 / 5 446 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

February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 26 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) US Airways $551
Earn $5.51
Return Mon, Mar 2 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $391
Earn $3.91
Return Wed, Feb 25 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $529
Earn $5.29
Return Fri, Feb 27 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 4 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) US Airways $408
Earn $4.08
Return Mon, Mar 9 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 17 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) US Airways $408
Earn $4.08
Return Tue, Mar 24 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 9 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $469
Earn $4.69
Return Sun, Apr 12 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Des Moines to Cancun

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 10 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $405
Earn $4.05
Return Fri, Apr 17 Cancun (CUN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 10 Des Moines (DSM) Cancun (CUN) United Airlines $405
Earn $4.05
Return Fri, Apr 17 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.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Cancun on Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5249/UA1012 DSM 5:30 AM CUN 11:20 AM CR7/739 5hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/AeroMexico DL1952/AM5319 DSM 6:00 AM CUN 11:28 AM 717/757 5hr 28min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1952/DL531 DSM 6:00 AM CUN 11:28 AM 717/757 5hr 28min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA3411/UA1198 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 12:35 PM ER4/739 6hr 45min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3619/UA1198 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 12:35 PM CR7/739 6hr 45min
US Airways/United Airlines US6421/UA1198 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 12:35 PM ER4/739 6hr 45min
Delta Air Lines/AeroMexico DL1952/AM5533 DSM 6:00 AM CUN 12:38 PM 717/320 6hr 38min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1952/DL533 DSM 6:00 AM CUN 12:38 PM 717/320 6hr 38min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3411/AA1417 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 1:02 PM ER4/738 7hr 12min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3411/US1417 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 1:02 PM ER4/738 7hr 12min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5249/UA1014 DSM 5:30 AM CUN 1:02 PM CR7/738 7hr 32min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA3619/AA1417 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 1:02 PM CR7/738 7hr 12min
United Airlines/US Airways UA3619/US1417 DSM 5:50 AM CUN 1:02 PM CR7/738 7hr 12min