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

OAK — DSM
Dec 5 — Dec 121

How to find the cheapest flight from Oakland (OAK) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best OAK to DSM flight in 2022: compare Oakland to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.

OAK - DSM

Price

$240 - $578

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Round-trip from$240From Oakland to Des Moines
One-way from$110One-way flight from Oakland to Des Moines

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Oakland, California to Des Moines?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 109% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 17% by booking at least 37 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 $518.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Des Moines from Oakland, California. Prices for November average $524 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a November flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Oakland, California to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Oakland to Des Moines in November, December 2022

The best prices found for OAK to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

14h 40m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$141

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

31h 56m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$144

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 14 - Dec 18
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 03m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

10h 30m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Oakland to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Oakland found for this year
Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

14h 40m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$141

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

31h 56m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$144

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 14 - Dec 18
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 03m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

10h 30m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap American Airlines flights from Oakland to Des Moines

Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

22h 01m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

17h 26m
$2,378

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 5 - Dec 8
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

3 stops

18h 04m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

2 stops

17h 16m
$2,509

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 5 - Dec 8
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

3 stops

18h 04m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

3 stops

17h 16m
$2,782

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Cheap Frontier flights from Oakland to Des Moines

Dec 14 - Dec 18
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 03m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

10h 30m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Dec 24 - Jan 1
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 02m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

10h 30m
$288

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Last minute flights from Oakland to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Oakland, departing today and this week
Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

14h 40m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$141

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 9 - Dec 11
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

31h 56m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

29h 42m
$144

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 5 - Dec 8
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

20h 40m
DSM

Des Moines

OAK

Oakland

1 stop

22h 44m
$223

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

One-way flights to Des Moines from Oakland

The cheapest one-way flights from Oakland to Des Moines
Jan 10
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

12h 09m
$91

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 24
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

16h 02m
$110

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 23
OAK

Oakland

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

28h 15m
$138

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from Oakland to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $144, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

Are there last-minute flights available from Oakland, California to Des Moines for under $200?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Oakland, California to Des Moines round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Oakland, California to Des Moines is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $163 on this airline. Frontier is priced at 55% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Oakland, California to Des Moines one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $110. Users have also found prices from $379 and $652 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Oakland, California to Des Moines?

When booking a flight from Oakland, California to Des Moines, you may want to consider flying on Delta, Frontier or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Oakland, California to Des Moines?

While on average a flight from Oakland, California to Des Moines is generally $246, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $164. When looking at the most popular route, (Oakland - Des Moines), you can expect to pay $144 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Oakland to Des Moines

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Top airline flying from Oakland to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Oakland to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$416Average$1,100FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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