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Portland to Des Moines Flights

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Selected fares from Portland to Des Moines

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
PDX DSM Thu, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 27 $294
PDX DSM Wed, Jan 14 - Sun, Jan 18 $295
PDX DSM Tue, Jan 6 - Fri, Jan 9 $329
PDX DSM Wed, Jan 14 - Sun, Jan 18 $337
PDX DSM Fri, Jan 23 - Sun, Jan 25 $414
PDX DSM Wed, Jan 14 - Sun, Jan 18 $550

Portland and Des Moines airports and terminals

Airports in Portland OR, US
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    Portland International Airport (PDX)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

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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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Featured Des Moines Airport Hotels

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Quality Inn & Suites Airport

2 stars
2.9 / 5 18 reviews

5231 Fleur Dr. Map

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Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

2 stars
3.5 / 5 50 reviews

1901 Hackley Avenue Map

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Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 31 reviews

5001 Fleur Drive Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

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AmericInn Des Moines - Airport

1 star
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

1920 Hackley Ave Map

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Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport

1 star
2.8 / 5 42 reviews

4817 Fleur Dr Map

The closest Motel 6 in Des Moines to the airport, just 3 minutes away.... More

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Holiday Inn DES MOINES-AIRPORT/CONF CENTER

3 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

6111 Fleur Drive Map

Book a Room at Our Des Moines Airport Hotel Situated close to area treasures, such as Drake University, and adjacent to the Des Moines Airport, this hotel provides a prime location in the midst of... More

January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Portland to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 23 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $349
Earn $3.49
Return Sun, Jan 25 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Portland to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 22 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $294
Earn $2.94
Return Tue, Jan 27 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) Delta Air Lines
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Portland to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 14 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $353
Earn $3.53
Return Tue, Feb 17 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) Delta Air Lines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Portland to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways $513
Earn $5.13
Return Mon, Mar 16 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Portland to Des Moines

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Leave Fri, Mar 27 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways $442
Earn $4.42
Return Sun, Apr 5 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 5 Portland (PDX) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines $452
Earn $4.52
Return Thu, Mar 12 Des Moines (DSM) Portland (PDX) United Airlines
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Flights to Des Moines

Portland International Airport

Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.

Parking and Transportation

The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

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.

Flight schedule for flights from Portland to Des Moines on Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA600/AA5553 PDX 6:05 PM DSM 2:17 AM 321/CR9 6hr 12min
American Airlines/US Airways AA600/US5553 PDX 6:05 PM DSM 2:17 AM 321/CR9 6hr 12min
US Airways/American Airlines US600/AA5553 PDX 6:05 PM DSM 2:17 AM 321/CR9 6hr 12min
US Airways/US Airways US600/US5553 PDX 6:05 PM DSM 2:17 AM 321/CR9 6hr 12min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA425/AA5584 PDX 5:20 AM DSM 1:52 PM 321/CR9 6hr 32min
American Airlines/US Airways AA425/US5584 PDX 5:20 AM DSM 1:52 PM 321/CR9 6hr 32min
US Airways/American Airlines US425/AA5584 PDX 5:20 AM DSM 1:52 PM 321/CR9 6hr 32min
US Airways/US Airways US425/US5584 PDX 5:20 AM DSM 1:52 PM 321/CR9 6hr 32min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL2090/DL3348 PDX 6:50 AM DSM 2:40 PM 73H/CRJ 5hr 50min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA86/AA2849 PDX 7:05 AM DSM 4:08 PM 738/ER4 7hr 3min
American Airlines/US Airways AA86/US8006 PDX 7:05 AM DSM 4:08 PM 738/ER4 7hr 3min
US Airways/US Airways US86/US8006 PDX 7:05 AM DSM 4:08 PM 738/ER4 7hr 3min
US Airways/American Airlines US86/AA2849 PDX 7:05 AM DSM 4:08 PM 738/ER4 7hr 3min