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Airfares from $123 One Way, $291 Round Trip from Des Moines to Buffalo

Prices starting at $291 for return flights and $123 for one-way flights to Buffalo 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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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.

Cheap Flights to Buffalo

Travelers make their way to Buffalo, NY, for a number of reasons. Whatever those reasons might be, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on cheap flights to Buffalo. Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BNIA) is the major airport in this area and is located at 4200 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, NY, which is approximately 10 miles from downtown. There are 110 daily flights that pass through BNIA. Orbitz.com allows you to look at the airfares of multiple flights at once to help make your travel plans a breeze.

Transportation From BNIA

Travelers have a variety of transportation options to get from the airport. Orbitz.com can assist you with booking a shuttle bus or rental car to take you to your destination after landing. The airport is serviced by rental car companies, such as Alamo, Hertz, Dollar, National and others. Taxis, limousines or public transportation are also available from the airport.

Buffalo Weather Information

Buffalo is known for its cold and snowy winters and warm and sunny summers. Temperatures are typically mild during the spring and fall months.

Buffalo's Major Attractions

The city has several popular major attractions, with Niagara Falls being the favorite. Buffalo also has a number of galleries, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Let Orbitz.com help you locate cheap flights to Buffalo.

Flights from Des Moines to Buffalo - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Des Moines to Buffalo now?

If you're puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Des Moines to Buffalo, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Des Moines to Buffalo?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 51 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Des Moines to Buffalo.

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

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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Buffalo 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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