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Fares from $103 One Way, $203 Round Trip from Dayton to Des Moines

Prices starting at $203 for return flights and $103 for one-way flights to Des Moines 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 Dayton to Des Moines

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Destination Airport IATA CodeDSM
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Dayton International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Dayton can often be a challenge when trying to do it alone. Orbitz.com offers a specialized search of many different airlines at one time to locate the best deals. The Dayton International Airport is located just 12 miles from downtown on Terminal Road. Six airlines service the Dayton International Airport. These include AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways. Orbitz.com provides booking for these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Parking in the parking garage is free for the first 30 minutes, which allows for loading and unloading. For short- or long-term parking, individuals may park in the garage and are charged by the hour or by the day. The long-term lot offers discounts for parking, and the economy lot is available for weekly parking. Shuttle services are available to and from the airport terminals, and valet parking is available for an extra fee.

Transportation to the Airport

Traveling to and from the airport can often be a challenge. Orbitz.com offers low-cost car rentals for the travel planner. Taxi services are available at metered rates, and individuals may rent a limo by the hour.

Restaurants at the Dayton International Airport

Some travelers prefer to get to the airport early and eat breakfast or have a cup of coffee to relax before their flights. The airport offers a variety of restaurant choices. Boston Stoker Gourmet Coffee serves premium coffees and a variety of baked goods. Starbuck's also provides a variety of blended coffees and pastries, and the Boston Stoker Arts Café has an extended menu with many breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps individuals on a budget locate cheap flights from Dayton.

Cheap Flights to Des Moines

If Iowa is your travel destination, you can get help planning your trip. Orbitz.com can find cheap flights to Des Moines at the click of a button. Des Moines International Airport is the main airport in this area and is located just three miles from downtown at 5800 Fleur Drive. Airlines flying out of the airport include Delta Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Allegiant Air and more. Simplify your travel planning, and let Orbitz.com find low-fare air tickets for you.

Airport Transportation Information

The airport offers a variety of transportation options to passengers. Travelers can choose from taxis, shuttle buses, limousines and rental cars to take them from the airport to their last destination. Transportation companies include C & C Limousine, Budget Car Rental, Hertz Car Rental, Capitol Cab Company and more. There is also the option of bus transportation offered by Jefferson Bus Lines and Greyhound.

Weather in Des Moines

Des Moines's weather is characteristic of hot and humid summers and cold and snowy winters. If traveling during the warmer months, it's a good idea to pack light, cool clothing. During the colder months, be prepared with overcoats and warm clothing.

Attractions in Des Moines

This city has a variety of historical sites, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Some of the most popular places to visit in Des Moines are the Capitol Building and the Iowa State Fairgrounds, which opens every August. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip by finding you cheap flights to Des Moines.

Flights from Dayton to Des Moines - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Dayton to Des Moines?

There are no direct flights between Dayton and Des Moines, so you'll need to swap planes. But it's not all bad. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines fly from Dayton, OH (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) with only one simple stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Dayton to Des Moines?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 22 minutes. If you think your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the trip from Dayton, OH (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.) to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.).

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

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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Des Moines 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.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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