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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, CA, United States - DSM to SFO

Popular flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

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
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 $367
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $311
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $224
Apr 19, 2016 May 3, 2016 $224
May 3, 2016 May 10, 2016 $224
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 $224
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 $224
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 3, 2016 $319

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Des Moines to San Francisco (DSM to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $288.

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

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

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$316 $224 $317 $234 $322 $319 $284

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Des Moines to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Des Moines San Francisco American 2/29/16 3/14/16 1 $316
March Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 3/29/16 4/3/16 1 $254
April Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 4/5/16 4/12/16 1 $224
May Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 5/3/16 5/10/16 1 $224
June Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 6/8/16 6/15/16 1 $269
July Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 7/12/16 7/20/16 1 $274
August Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 8/2/16 8/11/16 1 $315
September Des Moines San Francisco United 9/15/16 9/20/16 1 $403

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco (DSM to SFO)

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 Francisco. 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 Francisco is $157.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Francisco is $312.

Des Moines to San Francisco 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 Francisco?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to San Francisco (DSM to SFO)

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

Des Moines to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X
United ORD 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 San Francisco, 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 Oakland American, United $323
Des Moines to San Jose American, United $334
Des Moines to Sacramento American, United $350
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Des Moines to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $188

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228
Omaha to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $238
Cedar Rapids to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $386
Moline to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $340
Lincoln to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $406
Dubuque to San Francisco American $405
Waterloo to San Francisco American $740
Rochester to San Francisco American $434
Sioux City to San Francisco American $550
Kansas City to Oakland American, Alaska, United $310
Omaha to Oakland American, Alaska, United $385
Cedar Rapids to Oakland American, Alaska, United $500
Kansas City to San Jose American, Alaska, United $333
Omaha to San Jose American, Alaska, United $257
Kansas City to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $269
Moline to San Jose American, Alaska, United $357
Omaha to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $345
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $195
Cedar Rapids to San Jose American, Alaska, United $376
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $174
Cedar Rapids to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $452
Kansas City to Monterey American, Alaska, United $362
Moline to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $352
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $224 Round trip from DSM to SFO