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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles, CA, United States - DSM to LAX

Popular flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $389
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 10, 2016 $279
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $224
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 $272

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles (DSM to LAX)?

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 $274.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles (DSM to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$282 $244 $282 $274 $310 $282 $244

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Des Moines to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Des Moines Los Angeles United 2/27/16 3/9/16 1 $282
March Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 3/6/16 3/10/16 1 $258
April Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 4/5/16 4/10/16 1 $244
May Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 5/17/16 5/24/16 1 $224
June Des Moines Los Angeles United 6/8/16 6/15/16 1 $331
July Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 7/19/16 7/26/16 1 $274
August Des Moines Los Angeles Frontier 8/6/16 8/14/16 1 $386
September Des Moines Los Angeles United 9/29/16 10/8/16 2 $384

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles (DSM to LAX)

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 $156.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles is $296.

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 Flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles (DSM to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles.

Des Moines to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Des Moines to Burbank American, United $319
Des Moines to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $442
Des Moines to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $282
Des Moines to Ontario American, Alaska, United $282
Des Moines to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $238

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $204
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $378
Moline to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $352
Lincoln to Los Angeles Alaska, United $285
Sioux City to Los Angeles American $383
Waterloo to Los Angeles American $420
Rochester to Los Angeles American $390
Dubuque to Los Angeles American $363
Kansas City to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $280
Omaha to Burbank American, Alaska, United $275
Kansas City to Burbank American, Alaska, United $266
Omaha to Long Beach American, Alaska, Frontier, United $263
Omaha to Santa Ana American, Frontier, United $271
Kansas City to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $193
Cedar Rapids to Burbank American, Alaska, United $466
Cedar Rapids to Long Beach American, United $472
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Omaha to Ontario American, Alaska, United $300
Kansas City to Ontario American, Alaska, United $290
Cedar Rapids to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $381
Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $184
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $154
Moline to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $349
Kansas City to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $224 Round trip from DSM to LAX