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Fares from $122 One Way, $228 Round Trip from Des Moines to Fort Myers

Prices starting at $228 for return flights and $122 for one-way flights to Fort Myers 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.

Fort Myers Airport

The Southwest Florida International Airport is located on Terminal Access Road and provides service to more than 7 million people who traveled by air in 2011. Whether you are planning a vacation or a business trip, Orbitz.com can help find the best deals on cheap flights to Fort Myers by comparing the airfare of several airlines at once. Airlines serving Southwest Florida International include Air Berlin, Air Canada, AirTran, American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United, US Airways, and WestJet.

Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation from the airport to your hotel or destination is provided by taxi, shuttle bus, rental car, and a public bus. With Orbitz.com, you can purchase some of these services at the same time you purchase your air ticket, saving even more. Taxi fares from Southwest Florida International are determined by the zone destination rather than by meters as they are at most airports. Taxi service to Fort Myers will cost $30 for three passengers. The LeeTran public bus offers an all-day pass for $3.50 to travel around the city.

Fort Myers Weather

The weather in Fort Myers ranges from the low 90s during the summer and mid-70s in the winter. The city receives plenty of rainfall each year, with the highest precipitation occurring from June to September.

Fort Myers Attractions

Fort Myers offers many activities for families, including beaches, golf courses, museums, water parks, and plenty more. Check with orbitz.com when searching for cheap flights to Fort Myers to find attractions, activities, and discounts on travel.

Flights from Des Moines to Fort Myers - Frequently Asked Questions

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

No, unfortunately. You'll have to switch planes if you want to fly from Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.). Numerous companies service this route with just one stopover, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.

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

Jetting from Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) will take a minimum of 3 hours and 25 minutes. Indulge in a tipple and get stuck into that book — it's a golden opportunity to take some time out.

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

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 Myers 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 Myers with flexible change policies?

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