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Des Moines to Kansas City Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Kansas City

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM MKC Sun, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 22 $624
DSM MKC Sun, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 22 $722
DSM MKC Sun, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 22 $758

Des Moines and Kansas City airports and terminals

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

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Kansas City MO, US
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    Kansas City International (MCI)

    Distance from City Center: 15.6 miles

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Featured Kansas City Airport Hotels

Hotel only $89

Kansas City Airport Marriott

3 stars
4.0 / 5 58 reviews

775 Brasilia Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Kansas City International Airport's only hotel.... Comfort and relaxation in the handiest location for air travelers Kansas City Airport Marriott, the only hotel on the airport grounds,... More

Hotel only $44

Econo Lodge Airport

2 stars
3.0 / 5 53 reviews

11300 N.W. Prairieview Rd. Map

...1 mile from the airport with free airport shuttle service from Thrifty Blue and White Shuttle company and features free high speed internet in lobby and select rooms.... More

Hotel only $71

Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport

2 stars
3.3 / 5 7 reviews

11212 North Newark Circle Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

your barbecue connection...welcome to the Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport.The Kansas City airport may be the only terminal in the world that smells like ribs and hickory smoke.... More

Hotel only $71

Hilton Kansas City Airport

3 stars
3.4 / 5 22 reviews

8801 NW 112th Street Map

Includes parking for up to 7 nights

...Rejuvenate after a long flight with a hearty meal and drinks at the bar and restaurant.... Located less than five minutes from Kansas City International Airport, the Hilton Kansas City Airport... More

Hotel only $39

Days Inn Kansas City International Airport

2 stars
2.8 / 5 55 reviews

11120 NW Ambassador Dr. Map

...Free business perks include a three-minute shuttle ride to KC airport Stay on a landscaped street just minutes from Kansas City International Airport near businesses and the convention... More

Hotel only $60

Candlewood Suites KANSAS CITY AIRPORT

2 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

11110 N. Ambassador Drive Map

...Extended-stay hotel, two miles from Kansas City International Airport.... More

March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Mar 15 Des Moines (DSM) Kansas City (MCI) American Airlines $624
Earn $6.24
Return Sun, Mar 22 Kansas City (MCI) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Des Moines to Kansas City

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Mar 15 Des Moines (DSM) Kansas City (MCI) American Airlines $624
Earn $6.24
Return Sun, Mar 22 Kansas City (MCI) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines
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Flights to Kansas City

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.

Flying to Kansas City

Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.

Airports in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.

Transportation from the Airport

A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Kansas City

Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.

Destination Highlights

Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.