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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Diego, CA, United States - DSM to SAN Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:04 AM

Popular flights from Des Moines to San Diego Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:04 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $761
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $361
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $361
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $361
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $361
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $224
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $224
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $224
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $350
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $350
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $350
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $350
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $350

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to San Diego (DSM to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $339.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Des Moines to San Diego (DSM to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Des Moines to San Diego 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 San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$361 $224 $350 $344 $361 $361 $372

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Des Moines to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Des Moines San Diego United 5/31/16 6/13/16 2 $723
June Des Moines San Diego Frontier 6/8/16 6/14/16 1 $374
July Des Moines San Diego United 7/12/16 7/19/16 1 $372
August Des Moines San Diego Frontier 8/23/16 8/30/16 1 $224
September Des Moines San Diego Frontier 9/10/16 9/20/16 1 $224
October Des Moines San Diego Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $284
November Des Moines San Diego United 11/5/16 11/14/16 1 $350
December Des Moines San Diego United 12/23/16 12/28/16 1 $402
TIPSave $168 by flying into Santa Ana instead of San Diego from Des Moines

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to San Diego (DSM to SAN)

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 San Diego. 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 San Diego is $251.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Diego is $478.

Des Moines to San Diego 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 San Diego?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to San Diego (DSM to SAN) Number of flights searched: 119Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:04 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Des Moines to San Diego 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 San Diego.

Des Moines to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Des Moines and San Diego, 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 Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $306
Des Moines to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $306
Des Moines to Las Vegas American, United $332
Des Moines to Phoenix American, Frontier, United $219

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Kansas City to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Cedar Rapids to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $344
Moline to San Diego American, Alaska, United $408
Lincoln to San Diego Alaska, United $452
Dubuque to San Diego American $652
Sioux City to San Diego American Check Dates
Rochester to San Diego American $448
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167
Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $240
Omaha to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $291
Kansas City to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $277
Moline to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $337
Cedar Rapids to PalomarCheck Dates
Kansas City to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $234
Omaha to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $240
Kansas City to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $379
Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas American, United $350
Omaha to Ontario American, United $363
Omaha to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $373
Kansas City to Ontario American, Alaska, United $339
Kansas City to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $396
Cedar Rapids to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $387
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Diego, CA, United States, from $224 Round trip from DSM to SAN