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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

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
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $576
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $334
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $334
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $334
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 24, 2016 $304
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $334
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $334
May 28, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $334
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $334
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $334

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 $328.

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
$338 $334 $334 $334 $304 $314 $342

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 Frontier 5/20/16 5/24/16 1 $304
June Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 6/4/16 6/7/16 1 $314
July Des Moines San Francisco United 7/1/16 7/5/16 1 $342
August Des Moines San Francisco United 8/10/16 8/23/16 1 $338
September Des Moines San Francisco Frontier 9/8/16 9/15/16 1 $264
October Des Moines San Francisco United 10/1/16 10/8/16 1 $334
November Des Moines San Francisco American 11/8/16 11/15/16 1 $342
January Des Moines San Francisco United 1/7/17 1/11/17 1 $420

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 $196.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Francisco is $389.

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)

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 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 DEN 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 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 $494
Des Moines to San Jose American, Alaska, United $382
Des Moines to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $370
Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $344
Des Moines to Las Vegas American, United $313

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $278
Omaha to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Cedar Rapids to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $354
Moline to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $303
Lincoln to San Francisco Alaska, United $427
Dubuque to San Francisco American $380
Waterloo to San Francisco American $405
Rochester to San Francisco American $463
Sioux City to San Francisco American $426
Kansas City to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $327
Omaha to Oakland American, Alaska, United $426
Cedar Rapids to Oakland American, Alaska, United $586
Kansas City to San Jose American, Alaska, United $344
Omaha to San Jose American, Alaska, United $382
Kansas City to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $367
Moline to San Jose American, Alaska, United $403
Omaha to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $373
Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $192
Cedar Rapids to San Jose American, Alaska, United $472
Kansas City to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Omaha to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $257
Cedar Rapids to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $492
Kansas City to Monterey American, Alaska, United $389
Moline to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $502
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $304 Round trip from DSM to SFO