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Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines (SNA - DSM)

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The best prices from Santa Ana to Des Moines are usually found in June or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Ana (SNA) to Des Moines (DSM)

SNA - DSM
Price
$224 - $514
DSM
Temperature
33.8 - 86 °F
DSM
Rainfall
0.9 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$224

From Santa Ana to Des Moines

One-way from

$40

One-way flight from Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana to Des Moines?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Des Moines. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Ana 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 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 58% on flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 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 $363. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $501.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Ana to Des Moines?

April can be a great time to fly to Des Moines from Santa Ana with a flight ticket averaging about $308. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Ana to Des Moines (SNA - DSM)?

When flying from Santa Ana to Des Moines, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SNA to DSM flights for November, December
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
24 Dec - 7 Jan
$174pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
24 Dec - 7 Jan
$175pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Santa Ana to Des Moines 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Santa Ana found for next year
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
24 Dec - 7 Jan
$174pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
24 Dec - 7 Jan
$175pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines

Late deals on round-trip flights to Des Moines from Santa Ana, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$365pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$378pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way flights to Des Moines from Santa Ana

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines
3:33 am - 1:38 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 05m
SNA - DSM
Frontier
1:45 am - 11:59 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 14m
SNA - DSM
Delta
$219
Delta
4:22 am - 3:08 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 46m
SNA - DSM
Multiple Airlines
$326
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Useful info, stats and facts about Santa Ana to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Santa Ana to Des Moines

Are flight prices decreasing from Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Des Moines to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Des Moines include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Des Moines have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 Santa Ana to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

Are there nonstop flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 2+ open flights from Santa Ana to Des Moines within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 29 users have taken a look at flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Des Moines.

Does it rain more in Santa Ana or Des Moines?

Expected rainfall in Santa Ana is more than in Des Moines. You can expect this to be the case over the next 4 days.

Is Santa Ana weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Des Moines is generally hotter than in Santa Ana.

How long is the flight from Santa Ana to Des Moines?

Airlines like Frontier and American Airlines fly from Santa Ana to Des Moines in about 8h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 58m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($68), offers the cheapest pricing from Santa Ana to Des Moines. This flight start at 80% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $40. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Santa Ana to Des Moines for a low price.

Alternative routes for Santa Ana to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Santa Ana to Des Moines
Average temperature for November in Des Moines
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Des Moines
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing Des Moines

Top 4 airlines from Santa Ana to Des Moines

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Ana 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
Frontier
$95 $269 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$164 $401 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$190 $427 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$160 $433 No cancel fee 71%
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