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Flights from Des Moines to San Diego, United States

TIPSave $52 by flying into Los Angeles, California instead of San Diego from Des Moines

Des Moines to San Diego Last modified: Oct 23, 2017 3:07 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 45,456,662,005 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. American & United frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
DSMSAN
Wed 1/10
1 stop
SANDSM
Wed 1/17
1 stop
$214
United
DSMSAN
Wed 1/10
1 stop
SANDSM
Wed 1/17
1 stop
$214
Alaska
DSMSAN
Wed 11/29
2 stops
SANDSM
Mon 12/4
2 stops
$514

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to San Diego? 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 Des Moines to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $251.

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

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 Des Moines to San Diego 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 San Diego? 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 Des Moines to San Diego.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $636
7-14 days $0 $346
14-21 days $0 $346
21-30 days $0 $406
30-60 days $0 $346
60-90 days $0 $214
90+ days $0 $214

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

We've examined 46,472,677,851 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 San Diego is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$280$214$214$234$234$214$366

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Des Moines San Diego American 10/30/17 11/6/17 1 $461
November Des Moines San Diego American 11/6/17 11/7/17 1 $346
December Des Moines San Diego American 12/2/17 12/4/17 1 $346
January Des Moines San Diego American 1/10/18 1/17/18 1 $214
February Des Moines San Diego United 2/10/18 2/14/18 1 $214
March Des Moines San Diego United 3/1/18 3/7/18 1 $280
April Des Moines San Diego United 4/19/18 4/28/18 1 $346
May Des Moines San Diego Frontier 5/11/18 5/13/18 1 $326

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to San Diego 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 Des Moines to San Diego. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$646
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$646 $522
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$522 $346
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$346 $427
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$427

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to San Diego 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 Des Moines to San Diego is $340.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to San Diego 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 Des Moines to San Diego. 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 San Diego is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to San Diego is $333.

Des Moines to San Diego 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 San Diego?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Des Moines flying to San Diego Last modified: Oct 23, 2017 3:07 -04:00Number of routes searched: 63Number of itineraries searched: 51,107

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to San Diego? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to San Diego. 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 San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT
American DFW
American ORD
American PHL
American PHX
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
United DEN
United EWR
United IAH
United ORD
Major Airlines ATL / LAS
Frontier MCO / DEN
United DEN / LAX

Des Moines to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and San Diego. 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 Last modified: Oct 23, 2017 3:07 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Des Moines to San Diego