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Fares from $92 One Way, $163 Round Trip from Columbus to Des Moines

Prices starting at $163 for return flights and $92 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.

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Flights from Columbus to Des Moines - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You'll have to break up the journey from Columbus to Des Moines because there are no direct flights on this route. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines offer the next best thing — a flight with just a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Columbus to Des Moines?

Leave that binge-watching for another day, because the journey from Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) can take as little as 2 hours and 19 minutes.

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Columbus Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Columbus, Ohio, for your next trip. Columbus is served by the Port Columbus International Airport, located at 4600 International Gateway. It is about six miles east of the city center. It has three terminals and 44 gates. Domestic and international flights are provided by over 20 airlines, including the American Eagle Network, United, American Airlines and US Airways.

Airport Parking Information

The Port Columbus Airport has three lots and a garage available for parking with complimentary shuttles. Fees are from $4 to $9 per day for long-term parking and $2 to $3 per hour for short-term parking. There is also bicycle parking and a cellphone lot.

Ground Transportation Information

Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. The fare from downtown Columbus to the airport is approximately $25. There are also daily shuttles from the downtown area. Columbus also has bus service. The fare is $2.00 one-way or $4.50 for an all-day pass. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, it can also help you plan your ground transportation.

Columbus Airport Restaurants

There are many restaurant options available at the Port Columbus International Airport, so you can grab a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. Er King, Cold Stone Creamery, Tim Hortons and many more ensure that there will be something that everyone likes. There are also shops, so you can purchase anything you forgot to pack. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Columbus is your best bet for finding bargain tickets.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.