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Flights from San Diego to Des Moines, United States

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San Diego to Des Moines Last modified: Mar 23, 2017 2:24 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 34,302,757,512 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Des Moines. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Des Moines flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SANDSM
Tue 4/25
1 stop
DSMSAN
Tue 5/2
1 stop
$274
United
SANDSM
Wed 5/10
1 stop
DSMSAN
Wed 5/17
1 stop
$274
Frontier
SANDSM
Thu 5/11
1 stop
DSMSAN
Tue 5/16
1 stop
$347
Alaska
SANDSM
Tue 4/25
2 stops
DSMSAN
Tue 5/2
2 stops
$630

How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Des Moines? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Des Moines, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $333.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Diego to Des Moines?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Diego 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 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 San Diego to Des Moines? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $630
7-14 days $0 $294
14-21 days $0 $284
21-30 days $0 $284
30-60 days $0 $274
60-90 days $0 $382
90+ days $0 $274

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Des Moines Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 34,319,906,090 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Des Moines is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$363$274$274$284$402$284$448

Compare Flight Prices from San Diego to Des Moines by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Diego to Des Moines flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March San Diego Des Moines United 3/29/17 3/30/17 1 $630
April San Diego Des Moines American 4/25/17 5/2/17 1 $274
May San Diego Des Moines United 5/10/17 5/17/17 1 $274
June San Diego Des Moines United 6/1/17 6/21/17 1 $382
July San Diego Des Moines American 7/11/17 7/18/17 1 $388
August San Diego Des Moines United 8/31/17 9/4/17 1 $330
September San Diego Des Moines United 9/23/17 9/30/17 1 $274
October San Diego Des Moines American 10/13/17 10/22/17 1 $388

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Des Moines Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Diego to Des Moines. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$284
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$284

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Des Moines Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Diego to Des Moines is $402.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to Des Moines is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego to Des Moines Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Diego 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 San Diego to Des Moines is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Des Moines is $387.

San Diego to Des Moines Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Des Moines?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in San Diego flying to Des Moines Last modified: Mar 23, 2017 2:24 -04:00Number of routes searched: 103Number of itineraries searched: 46,330

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Diego to Des Moines? We've gathered the average price of San Diego airlines with flights to Des Moines. 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.

San Diego to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
American ORD
American PHX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United ORD
Major Airlines ATL / DTW
United DEN / EWR

San Diego to Des Moines Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego and Des Moines. 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 San Diego - SAN Last modified: Mar 23, 2017 2:24 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap International Flights to Des Moines - DSM Last modified: Mar 23, 2017 2:24 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from San Diego to Des Moines