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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines (LAX - DSM)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Des Moines are usually found in April or September, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Des Moines (DSM)

LAX - DSM
Price
$234 - $416
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest in April Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from $234 From Los Angeles to Des Moines
One-way from $66 One-way flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Des Moines?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Los Angeles to Des Moines. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Des Moines.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $216. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $239.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Des Moines?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Des Moines from Los Angeles average $211. You can even find prices in September for less than $211, as users have found deals to Des Moines from as low as $117. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Des Moines from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LAX to DSM flights for July, August
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$155pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Jul - 25 Jul
$163pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jul - 8 Aug
$165pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Des Moines 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Los Angeles found for this year
10 Aug - 21 Aug
$135pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Aug - 17 Aug
$141pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Des Moines from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Des Moines direct flight deals
14 Aug - 17 Aug
$141pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$203pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 10 Jul
$216pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$218pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Des Moines from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines
12:49 pm - 6:08 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 19m
LAX - DSM
Allegiant Air
$82
KAYAK
1:16 pm - 2:57 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 41m
LAX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$66
Kiwi.com
11:49 am - 9:37 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 48m
LAX - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$71
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Des Moines 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 Los Angeles and Des Moines 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 Los Angeles to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $165.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Des Moines is less than $141.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Des Moines for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Des Moines have been viewed 29 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is American Airlines Inc.. When flying this airline from Los Angeles to Des Moines on average you can expect to find 479 flights available for this route daily.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Des Moines?

The rainfall in Los Angeles is generally more than the rainfall in Des Moines. This will continue over the next 2 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Des Moines is generally colder than Los Angeles's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Des Moines
Flight duration
3h 26m
Average temperature for July in Des Moines
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Des Moines
4.6 ″

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