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Seattle to Des Moines Flights

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Selected fares from Seattle to Des Moines

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SEA DSM Thu, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 27 $264
SEA DSM Sat, Feb 7 - Tue, Feb 10 $274
SEA DSM Thu, Feb 5 - Mon, Feb 9 $274
SEA DSM Thu, Feb 5 - Mon, Feb 9 $274
SEA DSM Thu, Feb 5 - Mon, Feb 9 $279
SEA DSM Sat, Feb 7 - Tue, Feb 10 $484

Seattle and Des Moines airports and terminals

Airports in Seattle WA, US
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    SeaTac Airport (SEA)

    Distance from City Center: 10.9 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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Quality Inn & Suites Airport

2 stars
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5231 Fleur Dr. Map

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Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

2 stars
3.5 / 5 50 reviews

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Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 31 reviews

5001 Fleur Drive Map

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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

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Holiday Inn DES MOINES-AIRPORT/CONF CENTER

3 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

6111 Fleur Drive Map

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Seattle to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 16 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines $284
Earn $2.84
Return Sun, Jan 18 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Seattle to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 21 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines $264
Earn $2.64
Return Thu, Jan 29 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) American Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Seattle to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $274
Earn $2.74
Return Mon, Feb 9 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Seattle to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines $274
Earn $2.74
Return Mon, Feb 9 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Seattle to Des Moines

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 5 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines $314
Earn $3.14
Return Mon, Mar 16 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 5 Seattle (SEA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways $404
Earn $4.04
Return Thu, Mar 12 Des Moines (DSM) Seattle (SEA) US Airways
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Flights to Des Moines

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

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 Seattle to Des Moines on Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL2314/DL3348 SEA 6:45 AM DSM 2:44 PM 753/CRJ 5hr 59min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1453/DL3563 SEA 8:52 AM DSM 4:19 PM 738/CRJ 5hr 27min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6815/AA2951 SEA 8:30 AM DSM 5:38 PM 737/ER4 7hr 8min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA42/AA2951 SEA 8:50 AM DSM 5:38 PM 738/ER4 6hr 48min
American Airlines/US Airways AA42/US3002 SEA 8:50 AM DSM 5:38 PM 738/ER4 6hr 48min
Alaska Airlines/American Airlines AS34/AA2951 SEA 8:30 AM DSM 5:38 PM 739/ER4 7hr 8min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS34/AS4160 SEA 8:30 AM DSM 5:38 PM 739/ER4 7hr 8min
Alaska Airlines/US Airways AS34/US3002 SEA 8:30 AM DSM 5:38 PM 739/ER4 7hr 8min
US Airways/American Airlines US42/AA2951 SEA 8:50 AM DSM 5:38 PM 738/ER4 6hr 48min
US Airways/US Airways US42/US3002 SEA 8:50 AM DSM 5:38 PM 738/ER4 6hr 48min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA2024/UA226 SEA 8:25 AM DSM 6:30 PM 321/319 8hr 5min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA4979/UA226 SEA 11:15 AM DSM 6:30 PM CR7/319 5hr 15min
US Airways/United Airlines US2024/UA226 SEA 8:25 AM DSM 6:30 PM 321/319 8hr 5min