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Travelers usually depart from Des Moines International, or Des Moines when they travel from Des Moines to Phoenix. Book your trip to arrive at Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix, AZ Greyhound Bus stop, Phoenix, AZ - Sky Train Station, or Phoenix, AZ - Tufesa. The distance between Des Moines and Phoenix is 1830 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Allegiant Air, United Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Des Moines and Phoenix have 266 direct flights per week.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Phoenix travel tips

1) Where can I eat out in Phoenix?

Head to Meal Avenue in Phoenix to find a great range of restaurants. For example, Loco Patron at 222 S Mill Avenue to eat tasty Mexican food. Check out their Salsa and chips. An average bill is $13-15.

2) Can I use public transport in Phoenix?

Of course, you can. It is relatively cheap in Phoenix ($2 per ride or $4 an all-day pass). However, you will meet a problem of numerous transfers. The city is big and they haven't solved the issue of covering it adequately. It is better to use the Metro light-rail system.

3) Stock up with comics together with celebrities in Phoenix

Come to Phoenix Fan Fusion at 4640 E Elwood Street, a paradise for comics lovers. They have recently widened their scope to have more pop culture things, like movies, video games, television, anime, horror or fantasy novels. By the way, American celebrities love this store; who knows, maybe you will meet Jason Momoa buying another comic there.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Des Moines to Phoenix?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Des Moines and Phoenix takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Des Moines and Phoenix?
The flight distance between Des Moines and Phoenix is 1830 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Des Moines and Phoenix?
Several carriers operate flights between Des Moines and Phoenix. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Allegiant Air, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Des Moines?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Des Moines and Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Denver, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Sacramento, Sarasota, Seattle, Oakland, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Portland, Tampa, Houston, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from Phoenix?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Phoenix and Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Orlando, Houston, Portland, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, Cincinnati, San Diego, Philadelphia, Raleigh, New York, Seattle.
What airports are near Des Moines?
The main airport in Des Moines is Des Moines International. It is also served by Des Moines International, Eppley Airfield, The Eastern Iowa, Kirksville Regional, Mason City Municipal, Sioux Gateway, Southeast Iowa Regional, Fort Dodge Regional, Waterloo Regional.
What airports are near Phoenix?
The main airport in Phoenix is Phoenix Sky Harbor International. It is also served by Tucson International, Flagstaff Pulliam, Show Low Regional, Ernest A. Love Field.
What buses and trains depart from Des Moines?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Des Moines, including Jefferson Lines.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Des Moines and Phoenix?
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