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Des Moines to Detroit Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Detroit

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM DTT Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Feb 24 $320
DSM DTT Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Feb 24 $327
DSM DTT Thu, Feb 19 - Sun, Feb 22 $329
DSM DTT Sat, May 2 - Mon, May 4 $348
DSM DTT Fri, Feb 13 - Sun, Feb 15 $382
DSM DTT Sun, Feb 15 - Fri, Feb 27 $1,291

Des Moines and Detroit airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from DSM to DTT

    Carriers
    Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in Detroit MI, US
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  • 1

    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DSM to DTW

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
  • 2

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Des Moines (DSM) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $521
Earn $5.21
Return Fri, Mar 27 Detroit (DTW) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Des Moines to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 2 Des Moines (DSM) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $348
Earn $3.48
Return Mon, May 4 Detroit (DTW) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 2 Des Moines (DSM) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $348
Earn $3.48
Return Mon, May 4 Detroit (DTW) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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Fly from Des Moines to Detroit

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.

Traveling to Detroit

Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.

Airports in the Area

Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.

Transportation in Detroit

Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.

Detroit Climate Expectations

Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.

Things to Do in Detroit

The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Des Moines to Detroit

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Des Moines to Detroit today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 49m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 3595 (2:30 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 900) is today's earliest available flight from Des Moines to Detroit.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 4442 (5:57 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Des Moines to Detroit.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Des Moines to Detroit (Delta Air Lines flight 4442, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 1h 46m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Des Moines to Detroit (Delta Air Lines flight 3595, Canadair Regional Jet 900) takes 1h 53m.
    • Flights from Des Moines Airport (DSM) to Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Detroit on Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/US Airways AA2785/US8484 DSM 6:09 PM DTW 12:24 AM ER4/ER4 5hr 15min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2785/AA2910 DSM 6:09 PM DTW 12:24 AM ER4/ER4 5hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2800/US8484 DSM 7:39 PM DTW 12:24 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 45min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2800/AA2910 DSM 7:39 PM DTW 12:24 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 45min
United Airlines/US Airways UA6334/US8484 DSM 6:18 PM DTW 12:24 AM CRJ/ER4 5hr 6min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA6334/AA2910 DSM 6:18 PM DTW 12:24 AM CRJ/ER4 5hr 6min
US Airways/US Airways US3191/US8484 DSM 6:09 PM DTW 12:24 AM ER4/ER4 5hr 15min
US Airways/American Airlines US3191/AA2910 DSM 6:09 PM DTW 12:24 AM ER4/ER4 5hr 15min
US Airways/US Airways US8439/US8484 DSM 7:39 PM DTW 12:24 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 45min
US Airways/American Airlines US8439/AA2910 DSM 7:39 PM DTW 12:24 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 45min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3411/US8053 DSM 5:50 AM DTW 10:19 AM ER4/ER4 3hr 29min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3411/AA3214 DSM 5:50 AM DTW 10:19 AM ER4/ER4 3hr 29min
US Airways/US Airways US6421/US8053 DSM 5:50 AM DTW 10:19 AM ER4/ER4 3hr 29min