The driving time from Des Moines International Airport to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is:

3 hours, 45 minutes

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Average driving speed: 65.4 mph
Kilometers per hour: 105.3 km/h
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Driving time from DSM to MSP

How long is the drive from DSM to MSP? The total driving time is 3 hours, 45 minutes.

Your trip begins at Des Moines International Airport in Des Moines, Iowa. It ends at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Des Moines International Airport

IATA: DSM
ICAO: KDSM
FAA: DSM
City: Des Moines
State: Iowa
Zip code: 50321
Country: United States
Category: airports

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

IATA: MSP
ICAO: KMSP
FAA: MSP
City: Minneapolis
State: Minnesota
Zip code: 55450
Country: United States
Category: airports

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