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Fares from $101 One Way, $203 Round Trip from Cincinnati to Des Moines

Prices starting at $203 for return flights and $101 for one-way flights to Des Moines were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Des Moines from Cincinnati

Route Information for Flights from Cincinnati to Des Moines

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Destination Airport IATA CodeDSM
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Flying from Cincinnati to Des Moines

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

The Cinncinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located at 2939 Terminal Drive in Hebron, Kentucky. It sits just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, approximately 13 miles from downtown. Eight airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta and US Airways. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights from Cincinnati. The website searches through various airlines for available flights so that you can book your flight with an airline that has cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport offers long-term parking for $8 per day. The airport provides courtesy shuttles that will take you from the rather remote long-term parking lots to the airport terminal. If you are traveling for more than three days, it will be cheaper to take a taxicab to the airport. Taxicabs are available 24 hours a day and will cost only about $30 traveling from downtown Cincinnati. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can also use Orbitz.com to book a rental car. Using the website to reserve a rental car will ensure a smoother transit as your vehicle can be prepared beforehand to be ready for you as soon as you arrive at your destination.

Dining at the Airport

The airport offers numerous dining options if you need to grab a meal before your flight. These include Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Panda Express and Great American Bagels. When you book cheap flights from Cincinnati using Orbitz.com, all of your travel arrangements will be well taken care of ahead of time. This way, you'll have plenty of time to relax and eat before you board your plane.

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.

Flights from Cincinnati to Des Moines - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cincinnati to Des Moines?

Unfortunately, no. You'll need to swap planes if you want to travel from Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). A number of carriers service this route with only one stopover, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Cincinnati to Des Moines?

It can take just 2 hours and 9 minutes to fly from Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). Relax and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be disembarking in a heartbeat.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Des Moines?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Des Moines have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Des Moines with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Des Moines without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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