Cheap flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

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Flight information for Des Moines to San Francisco
(DSM to SFO)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Des Moines to San Francisco
Best Price Found$215The best flight deal from Des Moines to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $215
Fastest flight time6h 19mThe fastest flight from Des Moines to San Francisco takes 6h 19m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Des Moines to San Francisco. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Des Moines Airport - San Francisco Airport.
Airports in San Francisco1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Des Moines to San Francisco

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 San Francisco?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from Des Moines is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Des Moines for San Francisco?

Wednesday

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to San Francisco?

in the evening

Des Moines to San Francisco flights are approximately 34% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Francisco from Des Moines?

Frontier

American Airlines, Delta, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Des Moines to San Francisco

What is the cheapest Des Moines to San Francisco flight route?

Des Moines - San Francisco

Fly from Des Moines to San Francisco for the best Des Moines - San Francisco flight prices

How far in advance should you book Des Moines to San Francisco flights?

45 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Des Moines to San Francisco is approximately 45 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

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 San Francisco by changing tabs
Frontier
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
11h 16m
1 stop
SFO8:58 pmSan Francisco
Nov 10
SFO3:59 pmSan Francisco
14h 58m
1 stop
DSM6:57 amDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
23h 56m
2 stops
SFO11:41 amSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
11h 19m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
10h 16m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
11h 19m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
Frontier
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
11h 16m
1 stop
SFO8:58 pmSan Francisco
Nov 10
SFO5:59 pmSan Francisco
12h 58m
2 stops
DSM6:57 amDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 23
DSM10:00 amDes Moines
9h 13m
2 stops
SFO7:13 pmSan Francisco
Nov 29
SFO7:59 pmSan Francisco
10h 58m
1 stop
DSM6:57 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
10h 16m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Nov 6
SFO4:59 pmSan Francisco
21h 03m
1 stop
DSM1:02 pmDes Moines

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights from Des Moines to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Delta and Frontier
Frontier
Oct 26
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
11h 06m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Nov 8
DSM3:00 pmDes Moines
25h 32m
1 stop
SFO4:32 pmSan Francisco
American Airlines
Nov 10
DSM12:53 pmDes Moines
7h 28m
1 stop
SFO8:21 pmSan Francisco

Search last-minute flights to San Francisco from Des Moines

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Des Moines to San Francisco
Frontier
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
10h 16m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
11h 19m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
Multiple Airlines
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
23h 56m
2 stops
SFO11:41 amSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
11h 19m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
American Airlines
Oct 25
DSM1:13 pmDes Moines
18h 43m
1 stop
SFO7:56 amSan Francisco
Oct 29
SFO2:30 amSan Francisco
13h 47m
1 stop
DSM4:17 pmDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 28
DSM4:12 pmDes Moines
18h 04m
1 stop
SFO10:16 amSan Francisco
Nov 1
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
11h 19m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
United Airlines
Oct 26
DSM5:15 amDes Moines
12h 30m
1 stop
SFO5:45 pmSan Francisco
Nov 3
SFO8:15 pmSan Francisco
8h 30m
1 stop
DSM4:45 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 30
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
10h 16m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Nov 6
SFO4:59 pmSan Francisco
21h 03m
1 stop
DSM1:02 pmDes Moines

Best airlines flying from Des Moines to San Francisco

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Des Moines to San Francisco with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $108
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.6

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

There was a good amount of space for leg room. This was only a 2 1/2 hour flight so that there was no need for any kind of entertainment. The food and drink were not free, but I expected that. Therefore I have no real opinion on the quality of either. The plane was very clean and the attendants were friendly. I would fly Frontier again.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $122
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 $136
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
United Airlines
PriceFrom $164
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.3

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.2

Food

Reviews

Leave on time.

1 / 10

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

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

  • How far is Des Moines to San Francisco by plane?

    There are 1544.3 mi between Des Moines and San Francisco. Typically, this will take 6h 06m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to San Francisco from Des Moines right now?

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

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

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 San Francisco.

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

Can I fly back to Des Moines from San Francisco?

Returning to Des Moines from San Francisco

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

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

If you are planning to travel to San Francisco 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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