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Flights from San Diego to Des Moines, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:11 -04:00

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San Diego to Des Moines Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:11 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Diego to Des Moines. American & United frequently offer the best deals on San Diego to Des Moines flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SANDSM
Wed 11/30
1 stop
DSMSAN
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$224
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United
SANDSM
Sat 10/29
1 stop
DSMSAN
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$224
Select
Frontier
SANDSM
Thu 10/13
1 stop
DSMSAN
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$424
Select
Frontier
SANDSM
Sun 10/30
1 stop
DSMSAN
Sun 11/6
1 stop
$424
Select
Alaska
SANDSM
Thu 10/13
2 stops
DSMSAN
Tue 10/18
2 stops
$623
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How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Des Moines?

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 $307.

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 thinking 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?

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 $544
7-14 days $0 $280
14-21 days $0 $280
21-30 days $0 $224
30-60 days $0 $301
60-90 days $0 $224
90+ days $0 $378

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Des Moines

We've examined 26,224,294,390 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$360 $301 $224 $280 $357 $224 $397

Compare Flight Prices from San Diego to Des Moines 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 San Diego to Des Moines flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Diego Des Moines United 10/29/16 11/5/16 1 $224
November San Diego Des Moines American 11/30/16 12/7/16 1 $224
December San Diego Des Moines United 12/14/16 12/20/16 1 $280
March San Diego Des Moines American 3/30/17 4/7/17 1 $378
June San Diego Des Moines United 6/22/17 6/25/17 2 $627
August San Diego Des Moines American 8/16/17 8/22/17 1 $378

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Des Moines

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$531
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$531 $280
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$280 $357
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$357 $378
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$378 $1,142
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$1,142

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Des Moines

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 $296.

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

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 $351.

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: Sep 30, 2016 3:11 -04:00Number of routes searched: 64Number of itineraries searched: 31,514

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
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta SLC
Frontier DEN
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United ORD
Delta ATL / DTW
United DEN / IAH

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

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Flights from San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $297
Flights from San Diego to Minneapolis - St Paul Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $284
Flights from San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $280
Flights from San Diego to Kansas City Alaska, Delta, Frontier $279

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $231
Flights from Ontario to Des Moines American, Delta, United $231
Flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $232
Flights from Burbank to Des Moines American, Delta, United $305
Flights from Long Beach to Des Moines American, Delta $232
Flights from Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $127
Flights from Los Angeles to Kansas City American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit $81
Flights from Los Angeles to Omaha American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $217
Flights from Los Angeles to St Louis American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $250
Flights from Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $99
Flights from Ontario to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Cedar Rapids American, Delta, Frontier, United $290
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit $196
Flights from Santa Ana to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, United $127
Flights from Los Angeles to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $264
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $107
Flights from Los Angeles to Orlando American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $177
Flights from Los Angeles to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $264
Flights from Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $212
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $226
Flights from Los Angeles to Nashville American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $247

Cheap International Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, AeroMexico, Alaska, Copa, Delta, United, WestJet $236
Flights from Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $510
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Des Moines