Cheap Flight Deals From Des Moines (DSM) to Washington (WAS) Starting at $128

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Airfares from $128 One Way, $235 Round Trip from Des Moines to Washington

Prices starting at $235 for return flights and $128 for one-way flights to Washington 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 Washington from Des Moines

Route Information for Flights from Des Moines to Washington

Origin Airport IATA Code DSM
Destination Airport IATA Code WAS
Distance 894 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:38PM UTC
Mar 16, 2020

Appreciated that our connecting flight was already rescheduled and ready to go for us when our first leg was late arriving at our connecting airport.

A verified traveler
Des Moines to Washington · American Airlines
May 15, 2018

It would be nice if they served almonds or peanuts along with the cookie as I am gluten free; I can't eat cookie but I can eat nuts.

A verified traveler
Des Moines to Washington · American Airlines
Mar 26, 2018

Love the direct flight

A verified traveler
Des Moines to Washington · American Airlines

Fly from Des Moines to Washington DC

If you come from Des Moines and you are interested in an upfront and personalized journey through the footsteps of American history, then purchase a flight to Washington DC, the capital city of the U.S. and a leader in the preservation of the nation's history. When you fly from Des Moines to Washington DC, your flight will only take about two and a half hours. To reach Des Moines International Airport (DSM), you can take taxis, buses, hotel shuttles or you can drive yourself via Iowa Highway 5.

Attractions

While visiting DC, you'll never be without a monument to see. Perhaps the most famous is the Lincoln Memorial, a large statue of the former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Besides that, there are also the Washington Monument and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. If you so wish, you can go for a trip to see the White House or the United States Capitol building. For those interested in museums, there are the Smithsonian institutions, which include the National Museum of Natural History and the National Air and Space Museum.

Hints and tips

When you fly from Des Moines to Washington DC, you will arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport (DCA). It is advised that you purchase a seven-day pass for the city's metro. That way, you do not have to pay for every bus and subway trip you make, which will add up fast. Temperatures drop to the mid-20s in winter and reach the mid-80s in summer.

Frequently asked questions

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