Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles?

Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines, IA, United States - LAX to DSM Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:26 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:26 AM

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
Oct 4, 2016 Oct 10, 2016 $380
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $368
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $368
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $368
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $368
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $361
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 27, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $334

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX to DSM)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $363.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX to DSM)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles to Des Moines 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 Los Angeles to Des Moines

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$361 $362 $356 $362 $372 $362 $362

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Des Moines

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Los Angeles Des Moines American 6/29/16 7/5/16 2 $564
July Los Angeles Des Moines Frontier 7/25/16 8/1/16 1 $361
August Los Angeles Des Moines United 8/31/16 9/7/16 2 $356
September Los Angeles Des Moines United 9/27/16 10/3/16 1 $334
October Los Angeles Des Moines United 10/15/16 10/23/16 1 $372
November Los Angeles Des Moines American 11/5/16 11/7/16 1 $367
December Los Angeles Des Moines United 12/29/16 12/31/16 1 $422
May Los Angeles Des Moines United 5/4/17 5/11/17 1 $402
TIPSave $158 by flying into Kansas City instead of Des Moines from Los Angeles

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX to DSM)

Your Los Angeles to Des Moines flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Los Angeles to Des Moines is $411.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines is $0.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines.

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Des Moines
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 07:00 07:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX to DSM)

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 Los Angeles to Des Moines. 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 Los Angeles to Des Moines is $184.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines is $411.

Los Angeles to Des Moines Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Des Moines flight time is 3 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Des Moines?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Des Moines is 1443 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines?
Answer: There are 2 direct flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines?
Answer: Allegiant Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Des Moines.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Des Moines?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX to DSM) Number of flights searched: 129Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 7:26 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Des Moines 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 Los Angeles to Des Moines.

Los Angeles to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Delta SLC 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 Los Angeles and Des Moines, 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 Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $259
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $183
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $154
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $76
Los Angeles to Kansas City American, Alaska, Spirit, United $177
Los Angeles to Omaha American, Alaska, Frontier, United $321
Los Angeles to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $259
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $186
Los Angeles to Cedar Rapids American, Alaska, Frontier, United $284
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $239
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $75
Los Angeles to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $286

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Des Moines American, Alaska, Frontier, United $372
Ontario to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $363
Santa Ana to Des Moines American, Alaska, Frontier, United $334
Burbank to Des Moines American, United $353
Long Beach to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $468
Palm Springs to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $392
Bakersfield to Des Moines American, United $412
Santa Barbara to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $392
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $93
Ontario to Chicago American, Alaska, United $174
San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $98
Santa Ana to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $119
San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $316
San Diego to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $261
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $334 Round trip from LAX to DSM