Cheap flights from Oakland to Des Moines (OAK - DSM) from $127

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 3/19. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
OAK — DSM
Mar 9 — Mar 161

How far in advance should I book a flight from Oakland, California to Des Moines?

Find a great deal and save up to 105% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Oakland, California to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $532.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Oakland, California to Des Moines?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Oakland, California. Prices for February average $482 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $226. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 27% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Oakland, California to Des Moines (OAK - DSM)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines as you normally would.

Cheap Delta flights from Oakland to Des Moines

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Oakland and Des Moines. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Tue 4/237:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops11h 54mDelta
Fri 4/265:44 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops31h 01mDelta
Deal found 3/3$470
Sat 5/47:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops11h 54mDelta
Mon 5/65:44 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 15mDelta
Deal found 3/3$562
Fri 8/210:45 pmOAK - DSM
1 stop10h 04mDelta
Sat 8/105:35 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 19mDelta
Deal found 3/3$581
Tue 5/217:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops11h 53mDelta
Sat 5/254:30 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 12mDelta
Deal found 3/3$636
Wed 3/137:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops12h 00mDelta
Tue 3/266:57 amDSM - OAK
2 stops10h 59mDelta
Deal found 3/2$643
Fri 5/177:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops11h 53mDelta
Sun 5/195:40 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 11mDelta
Deal found 3/3$693
Wed 4/37:00 amOAK - DSM
2 stops12h 00mDelta
Sun 4/75:59 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops7h 55mDelta
Deal found 3/2$775
Thu 8/110:45 pmOAK - DSM
1 stop10h 04mDelta
Sun 8/45:35 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 19mDelta
Deal found 3/4$801
Thu 8/15:15 pmOAK - DSM
2 stops14h 14mDelta
Sun 8/45:35 pmDSM - OAK
2 stops8h 19mDelta
Deal found 3/4$806

Cheap Oakland to Des Moines flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Oakland to Des Moines specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Prices were last updated on March 4, 2024.
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops38h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$366
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$369
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/257:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop19h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$393
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$399
Wed 3/133:13 pmOAK - DSM
2 stops22h 58mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$406
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops15h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$417
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/253:19 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops30h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$418
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/247:04 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops31h 12mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$425
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/253:19 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops30h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$447

Oakland to Des Moines 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Oakland and Des Moines in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Wed 4/38:21 pmOAK - DSM
1 stop17h 41mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/710:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop28h 21mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$293
Mon 4/15:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop6h 56mMultiple Airlines
Fri 4/57:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop18h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$363
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops38h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$366
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$369
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/257:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop19h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$393
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$399
Wed 3/133:13 pmOAK - DSM
2 stops22h 58mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$406
Wed 4/35:15 amOAK - DSM
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/79:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop16h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$415
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops15h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$417

Oakland to Des Moines flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Oakland to Des Moines for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops38h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$366
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$369
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/257:00 amDSM - OAK
1 stop19h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$393
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$399
Wed 3/133:13 pmOAK - DSM
2 stops22h 58mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/246:30 amDSM - OAK
1 stop7h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$406
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/2510:26 amDSM - OAK
2 stops15h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$417
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/253:19 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops30h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$418
Wed 3/135:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop9h 56mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/247:04 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops31h 12mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$425
Thu 3/145:15 amOAK - DSM
1 stop8h 56mMultiple Airlines
Mon 3/253:19 pmDSM - OAK
3 stops30h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/2$447

One-way flights to Des Moines from Oakland

Search for one-way flight options from Oakland to Des Moines. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Tue 3/195:15 amOAK - DSM
2 stops27h 56mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/4$127
Tue 3/196:00 amOAK - DSM
3 stops27h 11mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/4$150
Tue 3/198:21 pmOAK - DSM
1 stop18h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/4$185
Fri 4/125:50 amOAK - DSM
2 stops9h 13mDelta
Deal found 3/4$330
Thu 4/115:50 amOAK - DSM
2 stops8h 36mDelta
Deal found 3/4$451
Fri 4/1911:05 amOAK - DSM
3 stops21h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 3/3$1,454

Find flights from Oakland to Des Moines within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Oakland 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 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.

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Wed 4/3

1 stop17h 41m

Des Moines

Sun 4/7

1 stop28h 21m

$293

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OAK - DSM

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Oakland

Mon 4/1

1 stop6h 56m

Des Moines

Fri 4/5

1 stop18h 17m

$363

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OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Mon 4/1

1 stop6h 56m

Des Moines

Fri 4/5

2 stops35h 59m

$369

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OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Thu 3/14

1 stop8h 56m

Des Moines

Sun 3/24

1 stop7h 51m

$399

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OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Thu 3/14

1 stop8h 56m

Des Moines

Mon 3/25

2 stops15h 50m

$414

OaklandDes Moines

OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Wed 4/3

2 stops27h 55m

Des Moines

Sun 4/7

1 stop16h 17m

$415

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OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Tue 4/23

2 stops11h 54m

Des Moines

Fri 4/26

2 stops31h 01m

$470

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OAK - DSM

OAKDSM

Oakland

Sat 5/4

2 stops11h 54m

Des Moines

Mon 5/6

2 stops8h 15m

$562

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OAK - DSM

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Oakland

Fri 8/2

1 stop10h 04m

Des Moines

Sat 8/10

2 stops8h 19m

$581

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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 March 4, 2024.
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
15,514 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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Can I find flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $293, but on average you can expect to pay $441.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What does OAK to DSM mean?

These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Oakland Airport to Des Moines Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a OAK to DSM flight.

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