Cheap flights from Sacramento to Des Moines (SMF - DSM)

SMF — DSM
Dec 4 — Dec 111

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Des Moines are usually found in September or January, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sacramento (SMF) to Des Moines (DSM)

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

SMF - DSM

Price

$324 - $560

DSM

Temperature

23 - 77 °F

DSM

Rainfall

1 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$324From Sacramento Intl to Des Moines
One-way from$172One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Des Moines

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 44%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Des Moines within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $518.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Sacramento with a flight ticket averaging about $524. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Des Moines (SMF - DSM)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sacramento to Des Moines in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for SMF to DSM flights for November, December
Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 49m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$151

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

34h 20m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$172

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 16 - Jan 3
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 25m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

29h 50m
$243

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Sacramento to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Sacramento found for this year
Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 49m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$151

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

34h 20m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$172

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 16 - Jan 3
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 25m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

29h 50m
$243

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Des Moines

Feb 23 - Feb 26
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

27h 23m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

20h 45m
$423

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 15 - Jan 3
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 28m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

18h 45m
$500

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

14h 22m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

17h 26m
$503

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Des Moines

Late deals on return flights to Des Moines from Sacramento, departing today and this week
Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 49m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$151

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

34h 20m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 02m
$172

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 9 - Dec 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

14h 22m
DSM

Des Moines

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

17h 26m
$503

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

One-way flights to Des Moines from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Des Moines
Jan 26
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

11h 41m
$67

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/27

Dec 21
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

17h 41m
$106

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 22
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 19m
$122

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/26

Related info for your journey

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

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

United Airlines, American 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 Sacramento to Des Moines for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Des Moines for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $151, but on average you can expect to pay $256.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Sacramento to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Sacramento to Des Moines flight route?

Within the past month, 23 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Des Moines.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sacramento to Des Moines round-trip?

United Airlines, at $423, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Des Moines.. United Airlines is currently priced 7% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Des Moines one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Des Moines are Frontier ($106), United Airlines ($267), and Delta ($318).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to Des Moines?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Sacramento to Des Moines.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $821 for a flight from Sacramento to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $132 while the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Des Moines) is currently priced at $184.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Des Moines

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Top 2 airlines flying from Sacramento to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$331Average$537FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$350Average$595FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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