Cheap flights from San Diego to Des Moines

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Flight information for San Diego to Des Moines
(SAN to DSM)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Diego to Des Moines
Best Price Found$201The best flight deal from San Diego to Des Moines found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $201
Fastest flight time5h 40mThe fastest flight from San Diego to Des Moines takes 5h 40m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Diego to Des Moines. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Diego Airport - Des Moines Airport.
Airports in Des Moines1 airportThere is 1 airport near Des Moines: Des Moines (DSM)

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

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 San Diego to Des Moines?

June

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

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

Wednesday

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

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

in the morning

San Diego to Des Moines flights are approximately 22% more expensive at noon than in the morning

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

Frontier

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

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

San Diego - Des Moines

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

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

18 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Diego to Des Moines is approximately 18 days to departure


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

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 San Diego to Des Moines by changing tabs
Frontier
Oct 12
SAN2:30 amSan Diego
5h 40m
1 stop
DSM8:10 amDes Moines
Oct 16
DSM11:45 amDes Moines
9h 44m
1 stop
SAN9:29 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Oct 19
SAN3:00 amSan Diego
6h 13m
1 stop
DSM9:13 amDes Moines
Oct 26
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 34m
1 stop
SAN9:29 pmSan Diego
Frontier
Nov 4
SAN7:07 amSan Diego
6h 20m
1 stop
DSM1:27 pmDes Moines
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
10h 48m
1 stop
SAN8:30 pmSan Diego
Frontier
Nov 4
SAN2:30 amSan Diego
10h 57m
1 stop
DSM1:27 pmDes Moines
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
6h 18m
1 stop
SAN4:00 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Oct 13
SAN4:00 amSan Diego
8h 52m
1 stop
DSM12:52 pmDes Moines
Oct 19
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 34m
1 stop
SAN9:29 pmSan Diego
Frontier
Nov 4
SAN2:38 pmSan Diego
13h 55m
2 stops
DSM4:33 amDes Moines
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
6h 18m
1 stop
SAN4:00 pmSan Diego

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Diego to Des Moines, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier
Frontier
Nov 11
SAN1:25 amSan Diego
5h 32m
1 stop
DSM6:57 amDes Moines
Frontier
Nov 4
SAN7:07 amSan Diego
6h 20m
1 stop
DSM1:27 pmDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 23
SAN2:30 amSan Diego
6h 30m
1 stop
DSM9:00 amDes Moines

Search last-minute flights to Des Moines from San Diego

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Diego to Des Moines
Frontier
Sep 29
SAN10:29 amSan Diego
21h 45m
1 stop
DSM8:14 amDes Moines
Oct 3
DSM3:50 pmDes Moines
5h 34m
1 stop
SAN9:24 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 29
SAN1:43 pmSan Diego
22h 05m
2 stops
DSM11:48 amDes Moines
Oct 3
DSM4:57 amDes Moines
38h 24m
2 stops
SAN7:21 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 29
SAN1:43 pmSan Diego
25h 09m
1 stop
DSM2:52 pmDes Moines
Oct 3
DSM4:57 amDes Moines
38h 24m
2 stops
SAN7:21 pmSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 29
SAN3:26 pmSan Diego
23h 26m
2 stops
DSM2:52 pmDes Moines
Oct 3
DSM2:40 amDes Moines
40h 41m
3 stops
SAN7:21 pmSan Diego

Best airlines flying from San Diego to Des Moines

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Diego to Des Moines with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.0

Food

Reviews

Canceled trip due to covid risks. Given credit toward re-booking, without any attached fees.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $122
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $122
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $122
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 San Diego to Des Moines offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Des Moines are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta.

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

    San Diego and Des Moines are 1426.2 mi apart from one another. Typically, this will take 5h 40m by plane in normal conditions.


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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego 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 Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Can I fly back to San Diego from Des Moines?

Returning to San Diego from Des Moines

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 Diego.

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

If you are planning to travel to Des Moines 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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