Cheap flights from San Antonio to Des Moines (SAT - DSM)

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The best prices from San Antonio to Des Moines are usually found in May or August, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Antonio (SAT) to Des Moines (DSM)

All the information you need to plan the best SAT to DSM flight in 2021: compare San Antonio to Des Moines flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Des Moines.
SAT - DSM
Price
$153 - $376
DSM
Temperature
23 - 77 °F
DSM
Precipitation
1 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Average price

$369

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$153

From San Antonio 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 month to fly from San Antonio to Des Moines?

May can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from San Antonio with a flight ticket averaging about $313. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $145. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 27%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Antonio to Des Moines?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Antonio to Des Moines at least 29 days early can save you up to 33% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 29 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Antonio to Des Moines for as little as $311 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $358 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Antonio to Des Moines (SAT - DSM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Antonio to Des Moines is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 44% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Antonio to Des Moines in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SAT to DSM flights for December, January
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$289pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
6 Jan - 13 Jan
$302pp
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$304pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio

San Antonio to Des Moines 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from San Antonio found for this year
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$289pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$304pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$328pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

Last minute flights from San Antonio to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from San Antonio, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$328pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$337pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$341pp
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio

One-way flights to Des Moines from San Antonio

The cheapest one-way flights from San Antonio to Des Moines
5:06 pm - 2:14 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 08m
SAT - DSM
Frontier
$332
JustFly
2:00 am - 9:30 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
7h 30m
SAT - DSM
American Airlines
1:35 am - 6:51 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 16m
SAT - DSM
Delta
$399
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From San Antonio to Des Moines

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Antonio to Des Moines have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Antonio to Des Moines for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Antonio to Des Moines for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $302, but on average you can expect to pay $610.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Antonio to Des Moines for under $400?

There are currently 14+ open flights from San Antonio to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Antonio to Des Moines round-trip?

Currently priced at $302, American Airlines will fly you from San Antonio to Des Moines and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Frontier and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $609 and $722, respectively. American Airlines is priced at 3% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$137 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Allegiant Air and United Airlines, with prices starting from $178 and $207, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from San Antonio to Des Moines check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Frontier.

What are the cheapest flights from San Antonio to Des Moines?

On average you can expect to pay $155 for a flight from San Antonio to Des Moines. The cheapest flight overall is $70 while the most popular route, (San Antonio - Des Moines) is currently priced at $305.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Des Moines, IA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Des Moines from San Antonio?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Des Moines within the United States

Most visitors from San Antonio need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Des Moines.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Antonio must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Antonio are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Antonio from Des Moines?

Returning to San Antonio from Des Moines

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Antonio.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering San Antonio.

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Alternative routes for San Antonio to Des Moines

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Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Antonio to Des Moines.
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing San Antonio

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines flying from San Antonio to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Antonio to Des Moines choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$114 $355 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$130 $254 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$134 $365 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$163 $331 No cancel fee 69%
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