Cheap flights from San Francisco to Des Moines

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

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Des Moines
Best Price Found$223The best flight deal from San Francisco to Des Moines found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $223
Fastest flight time5h 05mThe fastest flight from San Francisco to Des Moines takes 5h 05m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Francisco to Des Moines. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to Des Moines?

August

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

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

Thursday

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

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

in the evening

San Francisco to Des Moines flights are approximately 33% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

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

Frontier

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

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

San Francisco - Des Moines

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

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

52 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Des Moines is approximately 52 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Des Moines by changing tabs
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Oct 15
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
12h 09m
1 stop
DSM9:00 amDes Moines
Oct 19
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
11h 06m
1 stop
SFO10:01 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Sep 27
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
11h 20m
1 stop
DSM8:09 amDes Moines
Oct 5
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Oct 15
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
12h 09m
1 stop
DSM9:00 amDes Moines
Oct 18
DSM4:55 pmDes Moines
15h 00m
1 stop
SFO7:55 amSan Francisco
Frontier
Nov 3
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
16h 36m
1 stop
DSM1:27 pmDes Moines
Nov 9
DSM9:42 amDes Moines
11h 16m
1 stop
SFO8:58 pmSan Francisco

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Des Moines, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier and United Airlines
Frontier
Oct 8
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
12h 09m
1 stop
DSM9:00 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 16
SFO12:45 pmSan Francisco
15h 49m
1 stop
DSM4:34 amDes Moines
Frontier
Oct 22
SFO8:51 pmSan Francisco
12h 09m
1 stop
DSM9:00 amDes Moines

Search last-minute flights to Des Moines from San Francisco

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Des Moines
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco
Frontier
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 27
DSM4:56 pmDes Moines
21h 25m
1 stop
SFO2:21 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
SFO8:49 pmSan Francisco
12h 08m
1 stop
DSM8:57 amDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 04m
2 stops
SFO8:59 pmSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Sep 25
SFO6:55 amSan Francisco
10h 47m
1 stop
DSM5:42 pmDes Moines
Sep 28
DSM10:55 amDes Moines
10h 59m
1 stop
SFO9:54 pmSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Des Moines

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Des Moines with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $105
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.1
6.4

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.9

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

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

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $143
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
Delta
PriceFrom $167
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 $181
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

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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Francisco to Des Moines, such as United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

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

    The distance between San Francisco and Des Moines is about 1544.3 mi. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 6h 06m.


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

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

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

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.

Can I fly back to San Francisco from Des Moines?

Returning to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

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

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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