If you are actually flying from Des Moines, IA, United States to Detroit, MI, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Des Moines, IA and Detroit, MI, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

Departure
Des Moines, IA
Arrival
Detroit, MI

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI is 1 hour 46 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from DSM to DTW is 1 hour 46 minutes (Operated by Delta Air Lines)

The nearest airport to Des Moines, IA, is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and the nearest airport to Detroit, MI, is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

Distance from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI is approximately 860 kilometers.

Flights from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Des Moines, IA arrive at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Detroit, MI has 1 international airport and 2 medium airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Delta Air Lines
DSM ➝ DTW
1 hr 46 mins

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI via Chicago, Il • DSM to DTW via ORD

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 8 hours 4 minutes

DSM to ORD 1 hr 25 mins
ORD Waiting Time 5 hrs 13 mins
ORD to DTW 1 hr 26 mins
Total Duration: 8 hrs 4 mins

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI via Chicago, Il • DSM to DTW via ORD

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 8 hours 18 minutes

DSM to ORD 1 hr 22 mins
ORD Waiting Time 5 hrs 36 mins
ORD to DTW 1 hr 20 mins
Total Duration: 8 hrs 18 mins

How long does it take to fly from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI?

Non-stop flight time from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI is around 2 hours .

Fastest one-stop flight between Des Moines, IA and Detroit, MI takes close to 4 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 10 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Des Moines, IA to any of the 3 airports in Detroit, MI.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Des Moines, IA - Detroit, MI flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 51 mins to 7 hrs .

Flight time from Des Moines, IA, United States to airports near Detroit, MI, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Des Moines International Airport, Des Moines, IA to airports nearest to Detroit, MI is given in the table below

Journey ToStops & Duration
South Bend, South Bend Regional Airport
DSM - SBN
4 hrs 36 mins
1 Stop
Dayton, Oh, James Cox Dayton International Airport
DSM - DAY
4 hrs 49 mins
1 Stop
Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport
DSM - CMH
4 hrs 35 mins
1 Stop
Erie, Erie International Airport
DSM - ERI
3 hrs 51 mins
1 Stop
Saginaw, MBS International Airport
DSM - MBS
3 hrs 56 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Des Moines, IA and Detroit, MI

Des Moines, IA time is 1 hour behind Detroit, MI

Current time in Des Moines, IA, United States : Wed, 20 Nov, 2019,
Des Moines, IA Timezone: CST (-06:00)

03:05 AM

Current time in Detroit, MI, United States :, Wed, 20 Nov, 2019,
Detroit, MI Timezone: EST (-05:00)

04:05 AM

DSM to DTW Flight - Des Moines, IA Airport to Detroit, MI Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Des Moines, IA Airport & Detroit, MI Airport is given below. Click the map to view Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI flight path and travel direction.

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