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Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Iowa to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Iowa to California at least 17 days early can save you up to 8% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Iowa to California for as little as $87 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $97 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Iowa in September are about $95 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $46.

Cheap flights from Iowa to California in July, August 2020

The best prices found for Iowa to California flights for July, August
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$181pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Jun - 9 Jul
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$203pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to California 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Iowa found for this year
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$181pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Jun - 9 Jul
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
18 Jul - 21 Jul
$203pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Iowa, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 8 Jul
$181pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Jun - 9 Jul
$192pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Jun - 7 Jul
$217pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to California from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to California
10:12 am - 5:04 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 52m
DSM - SNA
Spirit Airlines
$143
Ovago
10:57 am - 10:01 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
25h 04m
DSM - SAN
Allegiant Air
$148
Kiwi.com
4:30 am - 2:05 pm
Cape Air
2 Stops
11h 35m
DSM - SNA
Cape Air
$168
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Iowa to California flights.

Flight FAQs

From Iowa to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Iowa to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Iowa and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Iowa to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

Are there nonstop flights from Iowa to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Iowa to California, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Iowa to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Iowa to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Iowa to California was viewed by 84 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Iowa to California?

Consider Major Airline, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Iowa to California.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to California?

The most popular route from Iowa to California is Des Moines - Los Angeles. You may also consider Cedar Rapids - San Jose or Des Moines - Reno.

What are the cheapest Flights from Iowa to California?

The cheapest flight price from Iowa to California is $109. On average you can expect to pay $216. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $132.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Iowa to California

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)