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

Departure
Des Moines, IA
Arrival
Philadelphia

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Philadelphia is 3 hours 55 minutes

One stop flight time from DSM to PHL via ORD is 3 hours 55 minutes (Operated by American Airlines)

The nearest airport to Des Moines, IA, is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and the nearest airport to Philadelphia, is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Distance from Des Moines, IA to Philadelphia is approximately 1560 kilometers.

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Philadelphia via Chicago, Il • DSM to PHL via ORD

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 4 hours 28 minutes

DSM to ORD 1 hr 17 mins
ORD Waiting Time 1 hr 17 mins
ORD to PHL 1 hr 54 mins
Total Duration: 4 hrs 28 mins

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Philadelphia via Chicago, Il • DSM to PHL via ORD

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 6 hours 31 minutes

DSM to ORD 1 hr 20 mins
ORD Waiting Time 3 hrs 10 mins
ORD to PHL 2 hrs 1 min
Total Duration: 6 hrs 31 mins

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Des Moines, IA to Philadelphia. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Des Moines, IA and Philadelphia takes close to 4 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 22 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 33 mins to 15 hrs .

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

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley International Airport
DSM - BDL
4 hrs 58 mins
1 Stop
Richmond, VA, Richmond International Airport
DSM - RIC
4 hrs 28 mins
1 Stop
Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport
DSM - EWR
2 hrs 37 mins
Non-Stop
Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
DSM - DCA
2 hrs 16 mins
Non-Stop
Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
DSM - BWI
4 hrs 52 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Des Moines, IA and Philadelphia

Des Moines, IA time is 1 hour behind Philadelphia

Current time in Des Moines, IA, United States : Mon, 16 Sep, 2019,
Des Moines, IA Timezone: CDT (-05:00)

09:40 PM

Current time in Philadelphia, United States :, Mon, 16 Sep, 2019,
Philadelphia Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

10:40 PM

DSM to PHL Flight - Des Moines, IA Airport to Philadelphia Airport Flight Route Map

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

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