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Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Des Moines from R23 787

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Des Moines departing on 13/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — DSM
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Johannesburg to Des Moines are usually found in February or November, booked 86 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Johannesburg to Des Moines

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Johannesburg (ZA1) to Des Moines (DSM). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

R343 056

One-way from

R49 553
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
From Johannesburg to Des Moines
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 19%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines at least 13 days early can save you up to 36% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 13 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Des Moines for as little as R17 600 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R28 686 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Johannesburg. Prices for February average R24 120 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R19 617. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a February flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Des Moines (JNB - DSM)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 4% on flights from Johannesburg to Des Moines by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Johannesburg to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Johannesburg and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Wed 13/1119:45JNB - DSM
2 stops28h 32mAmerican Airlines
Sun 17/1114:09DSM - JNB
2 stops33h 16mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 28/2R23 787
Wed 13/1119:45JNB - DSM
2 stops28h 32mAmerican Airlines
Sun 17/1114:09DSM - JNB
2 stops33h 16mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 27/2R23 902
Wed 13/1121:55JNB - DSM
1 stop34h 03mDelta
Sun 17/1112:05DSM - JNB
1 stop22h 55mDelta
Deal found 28/2R31 626
Wed 13/1121:55JNB - DSM
1 stop27h 07mDelta
Sun 17/1112:05DSM - JNB
1 stop22h 55mDelta
Deal found 27/2R33 644

One-way flights to Des Moines from Johannesburg

Search for one-way flight options from Johannesburg to Des Moines. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Wed 6/319:35JNB - DSM
2 stops26h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2R49 553
Wed 6/320:40JNB - DSM
3 stops56h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R55 989
Tue 5/320:40JNB - DSM
2 stops50h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R58 199
Tue 5/31:15JNB - DSM
3 stops45h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R245 189

When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 84 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Johannesburg to Des Moines. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Johannesburg to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Johannesburg to Des Moines flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Des Moines by month

Plan your trip from Johannesburg to Des Moines by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines is currently R102 232 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg to Des Moines (average of R0). Flying from Johannesburg to Des Moines in March is currently the most expensive (average of R1 317). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

Temperature and rainfall in Des Moines by month

Plan your trip to Des Moines by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DSM

Temperature

-5 - 25 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Des Moines

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Des Moines. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Des Moines. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
7,4
Good
11 794 reviews

Entertainment

7,1

Overall

7,4

Crew

8,1

Boarding

7,7

Comfort

7,2

Food

6,7

Reviews

1 / 10

For those who have to struggle to meet a connecting flight, ✈️ it would be helpful if a U. A. person was meeting those people at an American stopover to assist those passengers thru the back ups with U.S. customs and going thru to meet their next flight!

7,4
Good
11 794 reviews
7,4
Good
11 794 reviews

Entertainment

7,1

Overall

7,4

Crew

8,1

Boarding

7,7

Comfort

7,2

Food

6,7

Reviews

1 / 10

For those who have to struggle to meet a connecting flight, ✈️ it would be helpful if a U. A. person was meeting those people at an American stopover to assist those passengers thru the back ups with U.S. customs and going thru to meet their next flight!

Related info for your journey

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Des Moines from Johannesburg?

Most people fly into Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight to Des Moines from Johannesburg. On average, Des Moines has 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day from 5 airlines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 5,7 km from Des Moines’s city centre.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Des Moines?

What does JNB to DSM mean?

This is defined as Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) and Des Moines Airport (DSM). Codes like Des Moines Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY), Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY).

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Top 5 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Des Moines

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Johannesburg to Des Moines. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
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KLMCheapestR16 508AverageR20 448FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Virgin AtlanticCheapestR20 332AverageR27 404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR20 505AverageR24 265FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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United AirlinesCheapestR21 510AverageR26 762FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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British AirwaysCheapestR23 986AverageR27 101FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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