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Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AM

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Des Moines to Santa Ana Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Santa Ana flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DSMSNA
Tue 1/24
1 stop
SNADSM
Tue 1/31
1 stop
$232
Select
United
DSMSNA
Tue 10/18
1 stop
SNADSM
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$232
Select
United
DSMSNA
Wed 11/9
1 stop
SNADSM
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$232
Select
United
DSMSNA
Tue 1/24
1 stop
SNADSM
Tue 1/31
1 stop
$232
Select

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Santa Ana, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $301.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $278
14-21 days $0 $232
21-30 days $0 $278
30-60 days $0 $232
60-90 days $0 $278
90+ days $0 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana

We've examined 25,724,431,429 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 Santa Ana is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$525 $232 $232 $278 $278 $278 $278

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Des Moines Santa Ana United 10/18/16 10/25/16 1 $232
November Des Moines Santa Ana United 11/9/16 11/15/16 1 $232
December Des Moines Santa Ana American 12/4/16 12/7/16 1 $278
January Des Moines Santa Ana American 1/24/17 1/31/17 1 $232
February Des Moines Santa Ana United 2/7/17 2/14/17 1 $232
March Des Moines Santa Ana American 3/21/17 4/2/17 1 $544
April Des Moines Santa Ana United 4/17/17 4/24/17 1 $418
May Des Moines Santa Ana United 5/8/17 5/15/17 1 $458

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Santa Ana. 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
$278
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$278 $324
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$324 $324
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$324 $324
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$324

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana

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 Santa Ana is $255.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana

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 Santa Ana. 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 Santa Ana is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana is $255.

Des Moines to Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Santa Ana Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:15 AMNumber of routes searched: 94Number of itineraries searched: 25,414

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

Des Moines to Santa Ana Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Santa Ana. 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 Ontario American, Alaska, Delta, United $267
Flights from Des Moines to San Diego American, Delta, Frontier, United $224
Flights from Des Moines to Burbank American, Delta, United $324
Flights from Des Moines to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $284

Cheap Domestic Flights to Santa Ana - SNA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Omaha to Santa Ana American, Delta, Frontier, United $303
Flights from Kansas City to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $124
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $317
Flights from Omaha to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $260
Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $89
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Long Beach American, Alaska, Delta $224
Flights from Moline to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Omaha to Ontario American, Delta, United $294
Flights from Kansas City to Ontario American, Alaska, Delta, United $224
Flights from Omaha to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $306
Flights from Kansas City to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, Spirit $86
Flights from Kansas City to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $224
Flights from Lincoln to Los Angeles Delta, United $335
Flights from Sioux City to Los Angeles American $328
Flights from Omaha to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $279
Flights from Omaha to Burbank American, Delta, United $303
Flights from Cedar Rapids to San Diego American, Delta, Frontier, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Burbank American, Alaska, Delta, United $189
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Ontario American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Kansas City to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $293
Flights from Kansas City to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Delta $224
Flights from Moline to San Diego American, Delta, United $290
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $324
Flights from Omaha to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Delta, United $309
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana