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

Departure
Des Moines, IA
Arrival
Seattle, WA

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Seattle, WA is 5 hours 21 minutes

One stop flight time from DSM to SEA via MSP is 5 hours 21 minutes (Operated by Delta Air Lines)

The nearest airport to Des Moines, IA, is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and the nearest airport to Seattle, WA, is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Distance from Des Moines, IA to Seattle, WA is approximately 2360 kilometers.

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Seattle, WA via Chicago, Il • DSM to SEA via ORD

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 10 hours 49 minutes

DSM to ORD 1 hr 25 mins
ORD Waiting Time 4 hrs 52 mins
ORD to SEA 4 hrs 32 mins
Total Duration: 10 hrs 49 mins

Flight time from Des Moines, IA to Seattle, WA via Phoenix • DSM to SEA via PHX

Flight duration from Des Moines International Airport to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via Sky Harbor International Airport, United States on US Airways flight is 21 hours 57 minutes

DSM to PHX 3 hrs 2 mins
PHX Waiting Time 15 hrs 48 mins
PHX to SEA 3 hrs 7 mins
Total Duration: 21 hrs 57 mins

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Des Moines, IA to Seattle, WA. 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 Seattle, WA takes close to 6 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 25 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 34 mins to 19 hrs .

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

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Portland, OR, Portland International Airport
DSM - PDX
9 hrs 6 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Des Moines, IA and Seattle, WA

Des Moines, IA time is 2 hours ahead of Seattle, WA

Current time in Des Moines, IA, United States : Sun, 22 Sep, 2019,
Des Moines, IA Timezone: CDT (-05:00)

07:47 AM

Current time in Seattle, WA, United States :, Sun, 22 Sep, 2019,
Seattle, WA Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

05:47 AM

DSM to SEA Flight - Des Moines, IA Airport to Seattle, WA Airport Flight Route Map

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

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