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Flights from Des Moines to San Diego, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:29 -04:00

Des Moines to San Diego Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:29 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to San Diego. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
DSMSAN
Sat 11/5
1 stop
SANDSM
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$224
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United
DSMSAN
Wed 11/30
1 stop
SANDSM
Sat 12/3
1 stop
$224
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United
DSMSAN
Wed 1/11
1 stop
SANDSM
Tue 1/17
1 stop
$224
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American
DSMSAN
Wed 1/11
2 stops
SANDSM
Tue 1/17
2 stops
$228
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Frontier
DSMSAN
Thu 11/10
1 stop
SANDSM
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
DSMSAN
Thu 11/17
1 stop
SANDSM
Sun 11/20
1 stop
$424
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Frontier
DSMSAN
Thu 11/24
1 stop
SANDSM
Tue 11/29
1 stop
$424
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How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to San Diego?

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 $311.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Diego?

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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 San Diego?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $330
14-21 days $0 $330
21-30 days $0 $301
30-60 days $0 $224
60-90 days $0 $224
90+ days $0 $224

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to San Diego

We've examined 25,112,504,041 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 San Diego is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$378 $360 $224 $301 $311 $224 $378

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to San Diego by Month

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 San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Des Moines San Diego American 10/27/16 10/29/16 1 $301
November Des Moines San Diego United 11/5/16 11/9/16 1 $224
December Des Moines San Diego United 12/14/16 12/17/16 1 $282
January Des Moines San Diego United 1/11/17 1/17/17 1 $224
February Des Moines San Diego American 2/9/17 2/14/17 1 $301
March Des Moines San Diego United 3/3/17 3/12/17 1 $554
May Des Moines San Diego American 5/28/17 6/4/17 2 $451
June Des Moines San Diego American 6/27/17 7/2/17 1 $398

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to San Diego

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$490
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$490 $378
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$378
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$378
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$378

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to San Diego

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 San Diego is $374.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to San Diego is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to San Diego

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Diego is $345.

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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to San Diego Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:29 -04:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 41,828

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to San Diego? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to San Diego. 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 San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
American ORD
American PHX
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta SLC
Frontier DEN
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United ORD
Delta ATL / LAX
United DEN / LAX

Des Moines to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and San Diego. 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

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $232
Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $232
Flights from Des Moines to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $224
Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix American, Delta, Frontier, United $191

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $306
Flights from Kansas City to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $224
Flights from Cedar Rapids to San Diego American, Delta, Frontier, United $290
Flights from Moline to San Diego American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Lincoln to San Diego Delta, United $313
Flights from Dubuque to San Diego American $331
Flights from Sioux City to San Diego American $293
Flights from Rochester to San Diego American, Delta $609
Flights from Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $197
Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, Spirit $81
Flights from Omaha to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $279
Flights from Omaha to Santa Ana American, Delta, Frontier, United $309
Flights from Kansas City to Phoenix American, Delta, Frontier $260
Flights from Moline to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Cedar Rapids to PalomarCheck Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Delta, United $124
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix American, Delta, United $238
Flights from Kansas City to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Delta $224
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $324
Flights from Omaha to Ontario American, Delta, United $277
Flights from Omaha to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Delta, United $309
Flights from Kansas City to Ontario American, Alaska, Delta, United $166
Flights from Kansas City to Long Beach American, Alaska, Delta $224
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $317
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Diego