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Average Price:
$428
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$331
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Des Moines to Portland

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $331 or less.
The cheapest flight from Des Moines to Portland was found 90 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 8% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Des Moines to Portland Flights

How long does a flight from Des Moines to Portland take?
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 35m, covering a distance of 1193 miles.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Portland?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Delta ($302), American Airlines ($365) and Multiple Airlines ($376).
Do I need a passport to fly between Des Moines and Portland?
No.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Des Moines to Portland?
For Des Moines to Portland, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Portland back to Des Moines, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Saturday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Des Moines to Portland (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Des Moines
$302
only
$302
Destination
Portland
$302
only
$302
Thu, Jan 11
DSM
PWM
4h 35m
Tue, Jan 16
PWM
DSM
6h 21m
Trip: 6 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 14207 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
MCO
YYZ
Excellent 8.3

On time as scheduled.

N/A

JFK
SFO
Excellent 10.0

Seats were comfortable ... enough. Boarding process, once underway allowed me to get overhead bin and stash my other luggage in the seat below me. Flight wasn't overly booked (85-95%) so there appeared to be room for others to stretch out. Now about that crying kid...

Ugh. Weather delays. The flight was scheduled to board about 7P but it arrived late and they had to not only unload the self-loading cargo, but clean up afterwards. Would be nice to get a better estimate as to how long it would take to board so that I could hang out in the lounge. In addition, departure from JFK was delayed as well, either we missed the IFR window or got stuck behind some traffic and I fell asleep on the plane only to wake up what seemed an hour later just getting ready to hit V1. No upgrade.

JFK
YYZ
Excellent 10.0

The staff is very friendly. Most pleasant airline I've flown with.

MSP
YXE
Excellent 9.3

I was traveling for medical reasons and the Delta crew took great care of me, made sure I was at my connecting gate on time, and even put me in a better seat on the plane. Not sure if that was a coincidental upgrade, or intentional, but it was perfect.

SLC
SJC
Excellent 9.6

As always, the crew and amenities were first rate.

We were initially told that our flight would arrive early. Then we sat on the tarmac for a half hour before anyone could be bothered to tell us we were waiting for the plane to be de-iced.

Sun, May 20
DSM
PWM
7h 27m
Wed, May 30
PWM
DSM
6h 02m
Trip: 11 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 25986 reviews
Overall
7.3
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
PWM
DCA
Okay 5.3

Wish they had told me there was a shuttle to other side of airport. Had not been to this airport in many years.

LAX
PHL
Excellent 10.0

A great flight

No real food to eat

GIG
JFK
Okay 4.6

Nice crew

I booked a LATAM flight for a 10.5 hour flight specifically because they have better in flight entertainment. I arrived at the airport and found it it was operated by AA. 10.5 hours with zero in flight entertainment. HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE.

MCO
MIA
Mediocre 2.0

Flight got canceled for over a week.

TUS
PHX
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Everything.

Tue, Jun 19
DSM
PWM
6h 05m
Mon, Jun 25
PWM
DSM
8h 21m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
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