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Fares from $52 One Way, $103 Round Trip from Des Moines to St. Louis

Prices starting at $103 for return flights and $52 for one-way flights to St. Louis 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 Des Moines to St. Louis - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Des Moines to St. Louis?

Yes, Southwest Airlines flies nonstop from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), so you'll be touching down and starting your unforgettable adventure before you know it.

What is the shortest flight from Des Moines to St. Louis?

The trip from Des Moines to St. Louis can be as quick as 1 hour. With an easy flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize an impromptu getaway?

What airlines fly from Des Moines to St. Louis most frequently?

Lock in your Des Moines to St. Louis journey with a Southwest Airlines flight. With 62 per month, this airline has the most flights between these two destinations.

Route Information for Flights from Des Moines to St. Louis

Origin Airport IATA CodeDSM
Destination Airport IATA CodeSTL
Distance259 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:10PM UTC

Finding Flights from Des Moines to St Louis

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.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Allow Orbitz.com to help you book flights to St. Louis. Lambert-St.Louis International Airport is located 10 miles northwest of St. Louis. Over 13 million passengers pass through the airport each year. It is the largest airport in the state of Missouri and services 255 daily departures to over 90 cities, domestically and internationally. Southwest Airlines is based out of Lambert, and Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Cape Air, Delta and American Airlines all have major hubs at Lambert. You can use Orbitz.com to book bargain tickets on your next trip to the St. Louis area.

St. Louis International Airport Transportation

St. Louis International Airport offers a variety of transportation services for the busy traveler. Shuttle services, rental cars, and public transportation are available at the airport. Go Best Express Airport Shuttle is a popular shuttle service for group transportation. One-way fares start at $17. The MetroLink is St. Louis' rail system and operates 37 stations throughout the city. One-way fares cost $2.

St. Louis Weather

St. Louis has distinct seasons. Summers are hot, and temperatures can get as high as 90 degrees F. Spring is usually a rainy season for St. Louis, so it is best to pack an umbrella for your trip during March, April and May. Fall is usually mild, with temperatures averaging 57 degrees F. Winters can be freezing, with temperature falling to 20 degrees F. Bring a warm coat and boots during winter trips to St. Louis.

Popular Attractions in St. Louis

St. Louis offers a variety of attractions for visitors. Some popular attractions include the famous Gateway Arch, Six Flags of St. Louis, the Saint Louis Zoo and Forest Park. St. Louis is also home to several theaters, such as the Ferrara Theatre, Fox Theatre, and Grand Center. Some popular museums include the St. Louis Children's Museum and the Beall Mansion Museums. Book flights to St. Louis with the help of Orbitz.com to visit these popular attractions.

^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.