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Flights from Des Moines Intl. (DSM) to Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) starting at $123

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The cheapest flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National found within the past 7 days were $236 round trip and $123 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for DSM to DCA

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FAQs about flights from Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Can I catch a flight from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) right now?

It's prudent to know about any travel advice reports and quarantine requirements in effect in your destination city. Make sure you go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date info on catching a flight to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.).

Are there direct flights from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to National Airport?

For a straightforward journey between Des Moines and Washington, have a look at American Airlines. This airline operates direct flights from DSM to DCA.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), please visit our Customer Service Portal.

How long is the flight from Des Moines Intl. Airport to DCA?

Flights between Des Moines and Washington usually take around 4 hours and 44 minutes all up. Make the most of that time in the air by reading, resting, exploring the in-flight entertainment or doing all three.

What is the flight distance from Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) to National Airport?

There's a flight distance of 1,740 mi separating DSM and National Airport. This is classified as a medium-haul flight. There'll be plenty of time to watch the in-flight entertainment and fit in some shut-eye if you're feeling tired.

What airlines fly from DSM to DCA?

Looking to fly directly from Des Moines to Washington? It's your lucky day. American Airlines (AA) offers as many as 93 flights each month and is the preferred choice for many savvy travelers.

What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?

From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you're flying with American Airlines, Delta or Southwest Airlines you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2020. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Sunday, as data shows the end of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2020, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 2 months prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2020 saved nearly 40% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

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

Des Moines Intl. to Ronald Reagan Washington National Flight FAQ

Traveling From Des Moines Intl.
Traveling To Ronald Reagan Washington National
Shortest Flight Time 4 hours 21 mins
Earliest Departure Time 6:00AM EDT
Latest Departure Time 5:40PM EDT
Lowest Flight Price $236

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Des Moines International Airport to Ronald Reagan National Airport

Distance:
913.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on DSM to DCA Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Airbus A321-100/200
American Airlines
Boeing 737-700 pax
American Airlines
Boeing 737-800 pax
American Airlines
Fokker 100
American Airlines
Fokker 70
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.