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Cheap Flights from Des Moines

Locating cheap flights from Des Moines is easy with the assistance of Orbitz.com. Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offers a wide range of affordable flights from top airline providers. This airport offers flights with United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, US Airways and more. Des Moines International is located in Des Moines, IA at 5800 Fleur Drive and is approximately three miles from the downtown area of the city.

Airport Parking Information

DSM provides a variety of airport parking choices to its passengers. These choices include short-term, long-term and economy parking. Short-term rates start at $1per half-hour, with a $24-per-day maximum. Long-term rates start at $2 per hour, with a $12-per-day maximum. Economy rates at DSM start at $2 per hour, with a $5-per-day maximum.

DSM Transportation Information

Passenger transportation options include shuttle buses, car rentals, limousines, taxis and public transit. Bus transportation is offered by Greyhound, Jefferson Bus Lines and Trailways Bus System. Other options can be found through Alamo Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Capitol Cab Company and C & C Limousine Services, among others.

Restaurants at Des Moines International Airport

Travelers can choose from a variety of restaurants at DSM, many of which can be found at the Landside Food Court. This dining area is open from 4:30 am to 7:30 pm daily, and is home to a Pizza Hut Express and an American Grill restaurant, among others. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights from Des Moines and learn about your airport options.

Philadelphia Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Philadelphia

Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Philadelphia Weather Information

Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.

What to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.

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The Windsor Suites
The Windsor Suites
1700 Ben Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

This hotel is across from the Philadelphia Free Library, and 1 block from Comcast and Verizon buildings. The world famous Barnes Foundation Museum is just 3 ...

$155

$155
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (690 reviews)

Club Quarters is a full service, club-like hotel in a prime location opposite Liberty Place – Philadelphia’s epicenter of restaurants and shops. Two blocks from ...

$103

$103
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City
1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (88 reviews)

This 28-story downtown Embassy Suites property in the City Center business district is within 3 blocks of the Franklin Institute and just a mile from the Pennsylvania ...

$157

$157
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
1800 Market St, Philadelphia
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (47 reviews)

Located in the heart of Philadelphia, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Art Institute of Philadelphia and Ben Franklin National Memorial. Liberty Bell ...

$189

$189
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St, Philadelphia
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (204 reviews)

Linked by skywalk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Gallery Mall, this Center City Philadelphia hotel is 7 blocks from Chinatown and 8 blocks from Independence ...

$179

$179
The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square
The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square
220 S 17th Street, Philadelphia
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Located 1 block east of Rittenhouse Square, this Philadelphia hotel is set amid smart shops and art galleries; Liberty Place office towers, Walnut Street restaurants, ...

$159

$159
Sofitel Philadelphia
Sofitel Philadelphia
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (201 reviews)

Located on the site of the former Philadelphia Stock Exchange, this 14-story hotel is in the central business district, 0.2 mile from Rittenhouse Square, and ...

$180

$180
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (218 reviews)

On the Avenue of the Arts, this high-rise Philadelphia hotel is across the street from Merriam Theater and one mile from the Liberty Bell. The DoubleTree by ...

$169

$169
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
Penrose Hotel Philadelphia
2033 Penrose Avenue, Philadelphia
2.5 out of 5.0
1.9 out of 5 (37 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Citizens Bank Park and Wells Fargo Center. Mummers Museum and Liberty Bell Center are also within ...

$76

$76
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St, Philadelphia
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (196 reviews)

The Loews Philadelphia Hotel enjoys a prime location in downtown Philadelphia, 1 block from City Hall and Reading Terminal Market, 2 blocks from the Convention ...

$179

$179

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