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Fares from $45 One Way, $78 Round Trip from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

Prices starting at $78 for return flights and $45 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 Salt Lake City

Route Information for Flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

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Finding Flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines

Salt Lake City International Airport

When searching for cheap flights from Salt Lake City, Orbitz.com is the place to go. No matter where you're flying, there is bound to be a flight available from Delta, Southwest, United Airlines or many other major carriers. Sitting four miles from the central downtown district, Salt Lake City International Airport is the 21st busiest airport in the United States and a great place to find nonstop flights to over 45 locations in the country.

Parking at the Airport

Salt Lake City International Airport offers hourly and daily indoor parking with easy access to terminal one and two for $28.00 a day. Economy parking is also available at a location a few blocks from the main terminal. Parking here is $7.00 per day and includes a free shuttle to the terminal. There are also park and fly options with a number of local businesses. Diamond Airport Parking offers rates that range from $6.60 to $22.38 a day. Perks with this service include a free shuttle to the airport and a car wash.

Transportation to the Airport

Most hotels in the Salt Lake area offer a free shuttle to the airport. Depending on traffic and the location of the hotel, a trip in a shuttle could take up to 20 minutes. There are also three taxi companies available. City Cab, Ute Cab and Yellow Cab can take passengers from a hotel or place of business straight to a terminal. Cabs can be hailed on the street or they can be booked online or by phone. Prices vary based on the time of year and how far the trip to the airport is. Utah Transit Authority offers buses to the airport that leave from the city center every 30 minutes during the weekdays, every hour after 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. This cheap and efficient transportation option costs $2.25 for a one-way trip.

Restaurants at the Airport

Salt Lake City International Airport offers several dining options in the main concourse, including a concessions area that offers McDonalds, Krispy Kreme and Starbucks. For coffee lovers, the local Mill Creek Coffee Roasters has a location in the airport. Passengers looking for a place to watch a game or grab a beer should try the Squatter Pub Brewery with its large selection of meals and brews. Before booking your next vacation, be sure to check out the cheap flights from Salt Lake City on Orbitz.com.

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 Salt Lake City to Des Moines - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

You can fly straight from Salt Lake City to Des Moines with Delta Air Lines. It's the only airline that travels nonstop from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Salt Lake City to Des Moines?

Leave that movie marathon for another day, because the flight from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) can take as little as 2 hours and 27 minutes.

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.

^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.