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Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, CA, United States - DSM to SFO Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:02 PM

Popular flights from Des Moines to San Francisco Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:02 PM

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 14, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $466
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $344
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $240
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $240
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $240
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $240
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $338
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $338
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $338
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $338
Aug 29, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $338

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 $340.

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
$360 $300 $338 $300 $360 $360 $361

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
May Des Moines San Francisco American 5/31/16 6/8/16 1 $611
June Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 6/15/16 6/20/16 1 $343
July Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 7/15/16 7/19/16 1 $361
August Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 8/16/16 8/25/16 1 $300
September Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 9/8/16 9/13/16 1 $240
October Des Moines San Francisco United 10/26/16 10/31/16 1 $338
November Des Moines San Francisco United 11/17/16 11/22/16 1 $418
December Des Moines San Francisco United 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 $338

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 $198.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Francisco is $453.

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: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Des Moines to San Francisco (DSM to SFO) Number of flights searched: 131Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:02 PM

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 ORD 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 X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS 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 $430
Des Moines to San Jose American, Alaska, United $365
Des Moines to Sacramento American, United $350
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $306
Des Moines to Las Vegas American, United $332

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Omaha to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $235
Cedar Rapids to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $264
Moline to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $362
Lincoln to San Francisco Alaska, United $393
Dubuque to San Francisco American $566
Waterloo to San Francisco American $502
Rochester to San Francisco American $596
Sioux City to San Francisco American $432
Kansas City to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $333
Omaha to Oakland American, Alaska, United $422
Cedar Rapids to Oakland American, Alaska, United $573
Kansas City to San Jose American, Alaska, United $338
Omaha to San Jose American, Alaska, United $383
Kansas City to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $380
Moline to San Jose American, Alaska, United $482
Omaha to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $424
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $279
Cedar Rapids to San Jose American, Alaska, United $451
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Frontier, United $240
Cedar Rapids to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $412
Kansas City to Monterey American, Alaska, United $452
Moline to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $412
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $240 Round trip from DSM to SFO