Flights from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Selected fares from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MKE DSM Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 9 $228
MKE DSM Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 9 $250
MKE DSM Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 9 $321
MKE DSM Tue, Sep 1 - Sun, Sep 6 $351
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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Milwaukee and Des Moines airports and terminals

Airports in Milwaukee WI, US

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    General Mitchell Airport (MKE)

    Distance from City Center: 5.8 miles

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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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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 14 Milwaukee (MKE) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines $392
Earn $3.92
Return Fri, Jul 17 Des Moines (DSM) Milwaukee (MKE) United Airlines
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 31 Milwaukee (MKE) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $228
Earn $2.28
Return Wed, Sep 9 Des Moines (DSM) Milwaukee (MKE) Delta Air Lines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 4 Milwaukee (MKE) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $331
Earn $3.31
Return Sun, Sep 6 Des Moines (DSM) Milwaukee (MKE) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Milwaukee to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 1 Milwaukee (MKE) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $228
Earn $2.28
Return Wed, Sep 9 Des Moines (DSM) Milwaukee (MKE) Delta Air Lines
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Flights to Des Moines

Milwaukee's Primary Airport

If you start looking for flights from Milwaukee, the odds are good that you will fly from General Mitchell International Airport, because the other airports nearby only handle private flights. Orbitz.com has some of the best deals available on flights, since the site searches through thousands of listings based on your search criteria. General Mitchell International Airport is just five miles from the city's business district, making it a short drive from most areas in Milwaukee. Though the airport only offers international flights to Canada, carriers like Delta Connection and Southwest Airlines handle domestic flights.

Your Best Transportation Options

Those who do not want to pay for parking at the airport can use the Milwaukee County Transit System. It only costs a few dollars to ride, and you can ride the bus from dozens of stops in the city. The airport has its own shuttle system that picks up travelers from the stop near the front of the airport to transport them to the terminal.

Aiport Parking Options

With three major parking areas, the General Mitchell International Airport makes it easy to park your car. One garage has six floors with space for rental cars, hourly parking, and daily parking. The other two parking lots are only open for hourly parking. The cost ranges from $2 per hour to $12 per hour for the daily lots. If you park in one of the hourly lots, you will pay $22 for 24 hours of parking.

Restaurants for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Restaurants at the airport make it easy to grab a quick snack, a cup of coffee, or an entire meal before your flight. Alterra Coffee, French Meadow Bakery and Cafe, and Johnny Rockets are just a few of your options. When you need an air ticket, you can get a great price from Orbitz.com. With so many flights from Milwaukee departing every day, you can find one at the right price.

Cheap Flights to Des Moines

If Iowa is your travel destination, you can get help planning your trip. Orbitz.com can find cheap flights to Des Moines at the click of a button. Des Moines International Airport is the main airport in this area and is located just three miles from downtown at 5800 Fleur Drive. Airlines flying out of the airport include Delta Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Allegiant Air and more. Simplify your travel planning, and let Orbitz.com find low-fare air tickets for you.

Airport Transportation Information

The airport offers a variety of transportation options to passengers. Travelers can choose from taxis, shuttle buses, limousines and rental cars to take them from the airport to their last destination. Transportation companies include C & C Limousine, Budget Car Rental, Hertz Car Rental, Capitol Cab Company and more. There is also the option of bus transportation offered by Jefferson Bus Lines and Greyhound.

Weather in Des Moines

Des Moines's weather is characteristic of hot and humid summers and cold and snowy winters. If traveling during the warmer months, it's a good idea to pack light, cool clothing. During the colder months, be prepared with overcoats and warm clothing.

Attractions in Des Moines

This city has a variety of historical sites, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Some of the most popular places to visit in Des Moines are the Capitol Building and the Iowa State Fairgrounds, which opens every August. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip by finding you cheap flights to Des Moines.