Cheap flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines (BFL - DSM) from $224

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BFL — DSM
Jun 22 — Jun 291

Cheap flight deals from Bakersfield to Des Moines

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Bakersfield (BFL) to Des Moines (DSM). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 17, 2024.

Popular in

October

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$457

Round-trip from

$323
High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Bakersfield Meadows Field to Des Moines

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 149%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Des Moines from Bakersfield. Users have commonly found prices around $527 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $253. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in October.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from BFL to DSM?

It’s optimal to fly from Bakersfield to Des Moines at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap Bakersfield to Des Moines flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Bakersfield to Des Moines specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Prices were last updated on June 17, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 7/154:46 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop5h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/35:00 amDSM - BFL
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$224
Tue 7/1612:37 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/236:15 pmDSM - BFL
1 stop5h 52mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$254
Tue 7/1612:37 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/233:57 pmDSM - BFL
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$317
Mon 7/154:46 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop5h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/36:11 pmDSM - BFL
2 stops19h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$361
Tue 7/162:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/236:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$432
Mon 7/152:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/36:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops17h 06mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$445
Mon 7/152:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/38:00 amDSM - BFL
3 stops30h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$505
Tue 7/162:52 pmBFL - DSM
3 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/236:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$523

Bakersfield to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Bakersfield and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 7/154:46 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop5h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/35:00 amDSM - BFL
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$224
Tue 7/1612:37 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/236:15 pmDSM - BFL
1 stop5h 52mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$254
Tue 7/1612:37 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop8h 40mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/233:57 pmDSM - BFL
2 stops8h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$317
Mon 7/154:46 pmBFL - DSM
1 stop5h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/36:11 pmDSM - BFL
2 stops19h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/16$361
Tue 7/162:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/236:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$432
Mon 7/152:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/36:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops17h 06mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$445
Mon 7/152:52 pmBFL - DSM
2 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 9/38:00 amDSM - BFL
3 stops30h 02mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$505
Tue 7/162:52 pmBFL - DSM
3 stops30h 54mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/236:00 amDSM - BFL
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/16$523

Find flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.

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$224 - $523

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Depart

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Price

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Mon 7/15

1 stop5h 13m

Des Moines

Tue 9/3

1 stop8h 50m

$224

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Tue 7/16

1 stop8h 40m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

1 stop5h 52m

$254

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Tue 7/16

1 stop8h 40m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

2 stops8h 10m

$317

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Mon 7/15

1 stop5h 13m

Des Moines

Tue 9/3

2 stops19h 42m

$361

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Tue 7/16

2 stops30h 54m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

2 stops10h 11m

$432

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Mon 7/15

2 stops30h 54m

Des Moines

Tue 9/3

2 stops17h 06m

$445

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Mon 7/15

2 stops30h 54m

Des Moines

Tue 9/3

3 stops30h 02m

$505

Bakersfield Meadows FieldDes Moines

BFL - DSM

BFLDSM

Bakersfield Meadows Field

Tue 7/16

3 stops30h 54m

Des Moines

Tue 7/23

2 stops10h 11m

$523

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Deals found on 6/16

What is the cheapest day to fly from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Bakersfield to Des Moines. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Bakersfield to Des Moines flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Bakersfield to Des Moines

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Temperature and rainfall in Des Moines by month

Plan your trip to Des Moines by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Des Moines, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 77.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 23.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Des Moines

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Des Moines. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Des Moines. Reviews last updated June 17, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with American Airlines and United Airlines from Bakersfield to Des Moines have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.1

Boarding

7.7

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

United has consistently been good. Every now and then there is a crew member that should probably retire, but most of them are excellent.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.1

Boarding

7.7

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

United has consistently been good. Every now and then there is a crew member that should probably retire, but most of them are excellent.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.1

Boarding

7.7

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

United has consistently been good. Every now and then there is a crew member that should probably retire, but most of them are excellent.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $224, but on average you can expect to pay $382.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Bakersfield to Des Moines round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines round-trip from $224. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 57% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What does BFL to DSM mean?

    Bakersfield Meadows Field Airport is BFL and Des Moines Airport is DSM. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Bakersfield to Des Moines flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Bakersfield to Des Moines flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines that include hotel bookings?

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Bakersfield to Des Moines by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Bakersfield to Des Moines offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Bakersfield to Des Moines flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Bakersfield to Des Moines flight deals updated?

    The Bakersfield to Des Moines flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/16.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Bakersfield to Des Moines?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Bakersfield to Des Moines (average of $323). Flying from Bakersfield to Des Moines in June is currently the most expensive (average of $426). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Bakersfield to Des Moines

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$280Average$457FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$388Average$827FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%

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