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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Des Moines, IA, United States - SAN to DSM Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:46 PM

Popular flights from San Diego to Des Moines Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:46 PM

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
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $1,168
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $372
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $304
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $304
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $350
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $350
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $350

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to Des Moines (SAN to DSM)?

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 $403.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to Des Moines (SAN to DSM)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 San Diego to Des Moines

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$418 $372 $372 $392 $372 $412 $480
TIPSave $385 by flying into Omaha instead of Des Moines from San Diego

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to Des Moines (SAN 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 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 $214.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Des Moines is $607.

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 Flying from San Diego to Des Moines (SAN to DSM) Number of flights searched: 136Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:46 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Diego 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 San Diego to Des Moines.

San Diego to Des Moines
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta LAX / SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN 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 San Diego 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 San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $197
San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
San Diego to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $314
San Diego to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $244
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $348
San Diego to Kansas City American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261

Cheap Domestic Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Des Moines American, Alaska, Frontier, United $301
Ontario to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $406
Santa Ana to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $306
Burbank to Des Moines American, United $382
Long Beach to Des Moines American, Alaska, United $475
Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $197
Los Angeles to Kansas City American, Alaska, Spirit, United $177
Los Angeles to Omaha American, Alaska, Frontier, United $290
Los Angeles to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $187
Ontario to Chicago American, Alaska, United $227
Los Angeles to Cedar Rapids American, Alaska, Frontier, United $374
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $244
Santa Ana to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $231
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $75
Los Angeles to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $131
Los Angeles to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $204
Los Angeles to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $187
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $250
Los Angeles to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $252
Los Angeles to Nashville American, Alaska, United $259

Cheap International Flights to Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359
Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, Malaysia, All Nippon, Singapore, United, Virgin America, Island Air $625
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Des Moines, IA, United States, from $304 Round trip from SAN to DSM