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Fares from $74 One Way, $156 Round Trip from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

Prices starting at $156 for return flights and $74 for one-way flights to Fort Lauderdale 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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Route Information for Flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale

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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.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket for cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale or its neighboring airports. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (100 Aviation Boulevard) is located roughly six miles from downtown and serves most major airlines. The Miami International Airport is just 27 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beach International Airport is located 50 miles north.

Ground Transportation in Fort Lauderdale

Most Fort Lauderdale hotels have free shuttle service, and you can also use the Tri-Rail or Broward County public bus system. Most visitors take a cab, use the share-a-ride system or hire a private car service to get to their final destination. If you are going on a cruise, expect to spend anywhere from $12 to $70, depending on the port you need to get to and the transportation option you choose. If you want to be able to get around while you're in the area, use Orbitz.com to find deals from local rental car companies.

Fort Lauderdale Weather

South Florida can get uncomfortably warm in the summer, but Fort Lauderdale's coastal location ensures year-round balmy breezes. Expect temperatures in the 50s and 60s during the winter months or 80s and 90s during the summer. Think twice before booking a trip to the area during hurricane season, which is usually early fall.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Life in Fort Lauderdale usually revolves around the beach. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing, rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Head to Los Olas Boulevard when the sun goes down for some high-end dining, live music and dancing. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com on your next trip to find some cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale.

Flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

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

What is the shortest flight from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale?

The shortest flight from Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) is 3 hours and 37 minutes. Slip a few things into your hand luggage to keep you entertained, like an interesting read or some playing cards.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Fort Lauderdale 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.