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Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:31 -05:00

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Des Moines to Los Angeles Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:31 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,194,062,998 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles. United & Frontier frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
DSMLAX
Mon 2/6
1 stop
LAXDSM
Fri 2/10
1 stop
$248
Frontier
DSMLAX
Sat 5/20
1 stop
LAXDSM
Wed 5/31
1 stop
$294

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $248.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Des Moines to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Des Moines to Los Angeles? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $401
7-14 days $0 $248
14-21 days $0 $248
21-30 days $0 $248
30-60 days $0 $248
60-90 days $0 $320
90+ days $0 $294

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,202,695,412 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$248 $248 $248 $248 $248 $248 $248

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Los Angeles by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Des Moines to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Des Moines Los Angeles United 1/30/17 2/6/17 1 $401
February Des Moines Los Angeles United 2/6/17 2/10/17 1 $248
March Des Moines Los Angeles United 3/1/17 3/5/17 1 $248
April Des Moines Los Angeles United 4/29/17 5/13/17 1 $320
May Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 5/20/17 5/31/17 1 $294
June Des Moines Los Angeles United 6/1/17 6/8/17 1 $388
July Des Moines Los Angeles United 7/3/17 7/15/17 1 $408
August Des Moines Los Angeles United 8/11/17 8/16/17 1 $388

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$401
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$401 $248
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$248 $284
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$284 $248
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$248

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles is $353.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles is $160.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles is $353.

Des Moines to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:31 -05:00Number of routes searched: 173Number of itineraries searched: 67,010

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Des Moines to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
American LAS
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Frontier DEN
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United ORD
Major Airlines DTW / SLC
United DEN / ABQ

Des Moines to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM Last modified: Jan 24, 2017 1:31 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles