Flights from Des Moines to Louisville

Selected fares from Des Moines to Louisville

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM SDF Tue, Apr 28 - Sat, May 2 $300
DSM SDF Fri, Apr 24 - Sat, Apr 25 $311
DSM SDF Sun, Apr 26 - Tue, May 5 $325
DSM SDF Sun, Apr 26 - Tue, May 5 $338
DSM SDF Mon, Jul 13 - Fri, Jul 17 $1,742

Des Moines and Louisville 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 Louisville KY, US

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    Standiford Field (SDF)

    Distance from City Center: 4.4 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Des Moines to Louisville

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 24 Des Moines (DSM) Louisville (SDF) US Airways $311
Earn $3.11
Return Sat, Apr 25 Louisville (SDF) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Des Moines to Louisville

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 28 Des Moines (DSM) Louisville (SDF) American Airlines $300
Earn $3.00
Return Sat, May 2 Louisville (SDF) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Des Moines to Louisville

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 28 Des Moines (DSM) Louisville (SDF) Delta Air Lines $353
Earn $3.53
Return Sun, May 31 Louisville (SDF) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Louisville

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 14 Des Moines (DSM) Louisville (SDF) US Airways $313
Earn $3.13
Return Sat, May 23 Louisville (SDF) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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Flights to Louisville

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.

Louisville Airport Information

As you plan your trip to Kentucky, use Orbitz.com to find the best bargain flights to Louisville. Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, less than seven miles south of downtown Louisville. Several major air passenger carriers service the airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Bahamasair, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines.

Ground Transportation in Louisville

Public transportation in Louisville is limited, but you can access the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) buses right at the airport. The city regulates cab fares, so you can expect a flat rate of $19.55 for a quick trip from the airport to downtown Louisville. There are always private car and limousine services available, but a better option might be to bundle a rental car in with your flight when you purchase your air tickets using Orbitz.com.

Louisville Weather Information

Summers in Louisville are warm, with temperatures ranging from 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it doesn't generally snow in Louisville, winters can be cold, usually in the high 20s to low 40s. The area gets 3 to 4 inches of rain each month all year long, so be sure to pack a light rain slicker for your trip.

What to Do in Louisville

Even if you're not in Louisville at Kentucky Derby time, there is plenty to see and do. History buffs might enjoy a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum or the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, while outdoor adventurers might prefer a day at Cherokee Park. Make sure to take a stroll down historic Frankfort Avenue and try some of the city's traditional foods, including red velvet cake and hot browns. Enjoy your trip, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for flights to Louisville.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Louisville on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3411/AA3405 DSM 6:30 AM SDF 11:17 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 47min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3411/US3405 DSM 6:30 AM SDF 11:17 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 47min
US Airways/American Airlines US3411/AA3405 DSM 6:30 AM SDF 11:17 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 47min
US Airways/US Airways US3411/US3405 DSM 6:30 AM SDF 11:17 AM CR7/ER4 3hr 47min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3595/DL3378 DSM 6:30 AM SDF 11:31 AM CR9/ERJ 4hr 1min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3756/DL4547 DSM 7:19 AM SDF 12:31 PM CR9/CRJ 4hr 12min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA622/UA5230 DSM 8:05 AM SDF 12:58 PM 320/CRJ 3hr 53min
US Airways/American Airlines US3226/AA3156 DSM 9:40 AM SDF 2:44 PM ER4/ER4 4hr 4min
US Airways/US Airways US3226/US3156 DSM 9:40 AM SDF 2:44 PM ER4/ER4 4hr 4min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3259/US4322 DSM 12:50 PM SDF 5:39 PM CR7/E75 3hr 49min
US Airways/US Airways US3259/US4322 DSM 12:50 PM SDF 5:39 PM CR7/E75 3hr 49min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3777/DL5748 DSM 3:15 PM SDF 8:26 PM CR9/E75 4hr 11min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3181/US4241 DSM 2:30 PM SDF 8:54 PM CR7/E75 5hr 24min