Cheap flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California from $68

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Flight information for Des Moines to Oakland, California
(DSM to OAK)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Des Moines to Oakland, California
Best Price Found$303The best flight deal from Des Moines to Oakland, California found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $303
Fastest flight time6h 10mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to Oakland, California takes 6h 10m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Des Moines Airport - Oakland Airport.
Airports in Oakland, California2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Oakland, California: Oakland (OAK), San Francisco (SFO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Des Moines to Oakland, California

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Oakland, California from Des Moines is January. Most expensive is August

What is the cheapest day to depart Des Moines for Oakland, California?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

at noon

Des Moines to Oakland, California flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Oakland, California from Des Moines?

Delta

American Airlines and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to Oakland, California

What is the cheapest Des Moines to Oakland, California flight route?

Des Moines - Oakland

Fly from Des Moines to Oakland for the best Des Moines - Oakland, California flight prices


Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Nov 8
DSM3:00 pmDes Moines
13h 28m
1 stop
OAK4:28 amOakland
Nov 15
OAK3:12 pmOakland
15h 45m
1 stop
DSM6:57 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 28
DSM4:12 pmDes Moines
25h 38m
1 stop
OAK5:50 pmOakland
Nov 1
OAK7:38 amOakland
6h 32m
1 stop
DSM2:10 pmDes Moines
Delta
Dec 1
DSM9:00 amDes Moines
6h 25m
1 stop
OAK3:25 pmOakland
Dec 3
OAK5:00 amOakland
5h 04m
1 stop
DSM10:04 amDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 28
DSM4:12 pmDes Moines
16h 38m
2 stops
OAK8:50 amOakland
Nov 1
OAK7:38 amOakland
6h 32m
1 stop
DSM2:10 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 29
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
20h 47m
2 stops
OAK6:29 amOakland
Oct 31
OAK5:20 amOakland
35h 44m
2 stops
DSM5:04 pmDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 29
DSM8:15 amDes Moines
11h 45m
1 stop
OAK8:00 pmOakland
Feb 28
OAK3:37 pmOakland
15h 08m
2 stops
DSM6:45 amDes Moines

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California, view some of our deals below provided by Delta and Frontier
Frontier
Nov 18
DSM10:15 amDes Moines
29h 40m
1 stop
OAK3:55 pmOakland
Multiple Airlines
Nov 18
DSM10:15 amDes Moines
18h 36m
2 stops
OAK4:51 amOakland
Delta
Nov 17
DSM9:00 amDes Moines
6h 25m
1 stop
OAK3:25 pmOakland

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to Oakland, California

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Delta
PriceFrom $140
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.2

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $169
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Des Moines to Oakland offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Des Moines to Oakland are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines like American Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Des Moines to Oakland by plane?

    Oakland is 1536.6 mi away from Des Moines. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 6h 10m.


Can I fly to Oakland from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Oakland within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Oakland.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Oakland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

Can I fly back to Des Moines from Oakland?

Returning to Des Moines from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

If you are planning to travel to Oakland, California at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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