Cheap flights from Des Moines to Fresno (DSM - FAT) from $186

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 6/18. 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.
DSM — FAT
abr. 16 — abr. 231

The best prices from Des Moines to Fresno Airterminal are usually found in November or February, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Des Moines to Fresno

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Des Moines (DSM) to Fresno (FAT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

November

Round-trip from

$358

One-way from

$186
High demand for flights, 48% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
From Des Moines to Fresno Airterminal
One-way flight from Des Moines to Fresno Airterminal

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

Flights from Des Moines to Fresno are found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Fresno.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Fresno, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 246% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $310 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $754.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Fresno. Flights to Fresno from Des Moines in November are about $497 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $342.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Fresno (DSM - FAT)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from Des Moines to Fresno by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Des Moines to Fresno

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Des Moines and Fresno. 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 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced American Airlines flights we've found from Des Moines to Fresno. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
sáb. 5/45:00 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$345
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$350
dom. 8/185:45 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 02mAmerican Airlines
dom. 8/252:37 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 57mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$356
jue. 10/38:20 amDSM - FAT
1 stop5h 33mAmerican Airlines
dom. 10/610:38 amFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$424
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/712:55 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$485
lun. 5/205:15 amDSM - FAT
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
lun. 6/1011:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop6h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$492
jue. 10/35:45 amDSM - FAT
2 stops8h 08mAmerican Airlines
dom. 10/610:38 amFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$497
jue. 7/45:00 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 45mAmerican Airlines
lun. 7/156:55 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops12h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/9$550
lun. 5/205:15 amDSM - FAT
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
lun. 6/107:03 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops12h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$649

Cheap United Airlines flights from Des Moines to Fresno

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Des Moines and Fresno. 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 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest United Airlines flights we've found from Des Moines to Fresno. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
jue. 7/45:08 pmDSM - FAT
1 stop5h 43mUnited Airlines
lun. 7/1511:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$455
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/1112:55 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$506
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/118:00 amFAT - DSM
2 stops13h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$520
jue. 7/45:08 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops29h 09mUnited Airlines
lun. 7/1511:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$529
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/1112:55 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$531
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/118:00 amFAT - DSM
2 stops13h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$545
mié. 5/86:00 amDSM - FAT
1 stop13h 40mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/119:10 amFAT - DSM
1 stop4h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$569
dom. 8/185:08 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops26h 44mUnited Airlines
dom. 8/256:05 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops20h 09mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$634
jue. 7/41:40 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops29h 37mUnited Airlines
lun. 7/156:00 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops20h 06mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$760

Cheap Des Moines to Fresno flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Des Moines to Fresno specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Prices were last updated on abril 11, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Des Moines to Fresno in April and May 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
sáb. 5/45:00 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$345
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$350
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/712:55 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$485
lun. 5/205:15 amDSM - FAT
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
lun. 6/1011:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop6h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$492
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/1112:55 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$506
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/118:00 amFAT - DSM
2 stops13h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$520
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/1112:55 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$531
mié. 5/85:05 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops20h 52mUnited Airlines
sáb. 5/118:00 amFAT - DSM
2 stops13h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$545
dom. 4/1410:00 amDSM - FAT
2 stops37h 43mMultiple Airlines
sáb. 4/202:34 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop23h 37mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/10$550

Des Moines to Fresno 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Des Moines and Fresno in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Des Moines to Fresno in April and May 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
sáb. 5/45:00 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 51mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$345
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/711:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$350
dom. 8/185:45 amDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 02mAmerican Airlines
dom. 8/252:37 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 57mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$356
sáb. 9/147:45 pmDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 01mAmerican Airlines
sáb. 9/217:10 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops12h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$361
jue. 10/38:20 amDSM - FAT
1 stop5h 33mAmerican Airlines
dom. 10/610:38 amFAT - DSM
1 stop5h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$424
sáb. 9/149:40 amDSM - FAT
2 stops10h 49mAmerican Airlines
sáb. 9/217:10 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops12h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/11$434
jue. 7/45:08 pmDSM - FAT
1 stop5h 43mUnited Airlines
lun. 7/1511:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop8h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/9$455
sáb. 5/45:58 amDSM - FAT
2 stops11h 47mAmerican Airlines
mar. 5/712:55 pmFAT - DSM
2 stops8h 07mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$485
lun. 5/205:15 amDSM - FAT
1 stop8h 50mAmerican Airlines
lun. 6/1011:59 pmFAT - DSM
1 stop6h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$492

One-way flights to Fresno from Des Moines

Search for one-way flight options from Des Moines to Fresno. 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 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Des Moines to Fresno. For those needing a return trip from Des Moines, there is a search form available above.
mar. 6/187:31 pmDSM - FAT
1 stop6h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/10$186
mar. 6/185:14 pmDSM - FAT
2 stops19h 09mUnited Airlines
Deal found 4/10$299

Find flights from Des Moines to Fresno within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Des Moines to Fresno 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 3,194,136 searches. Data last updated abril 11, 2024.

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$345 - $529

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Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

sáb. 5/4

1 stop6h 51m

Fresno Airterminal

mar. 5/7

1 stop8h 51m

$345

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

sáb. 5/4

2 stops11h 47m

Fresno Airterminal

mar. 5/7

1 stop8h 51m

$350

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

dom. 8/18

1 stop6h 02m

Fresno Airterminal

dom. 8/25

1 stop5h 57m

$356

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

jue. 10/3

1 stop5h 33m

Fresno Airterminal

dom. 10/6

1 stop5h 51m

$424

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

jue. 7/4

1 stop5h 43m

Fresno Airterminal

lun. 7/15

1 stop8h 25m

$455

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

sáb. 5/4

2 stops11h 47m

Fresno Airterminal

mar. 5/7

2 stops8h 07m

$485

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

mié. 5/8

2 stops20h 52m

Fresno Airterminal

sáb. 5/11

1 stop5h 45m

$506

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

mié. 5/8

2 stops20h 52m

Fresno Airterminal

sáb. 5/11

2 stops13h 38m

$520

Des MoinesFresno Airterminal

DSM - FAT

DSMFAT

Des Moines

jue. 7/4

2 stops29h 09m

Fresno Airterminal

lun. 7/15

1 stop8h 25m

$529

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 4/10

When is the best time to book a flight from Des Moines to Fresno?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Des Moines to Fresno. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Des Moines to Fresno may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 17 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Fresno?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Fresno. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Des Moines to Fresno flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Fresno by month

Plan your trip from Des Moines to Fresno by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Des Moines to Fresno is currently $243 while a round-trip flight costs $441. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Des Moines to Fresno (average of $358). Flying from Des Moines to Fresno in June is currently the most expensive (average of $518). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$358

February

$368

March

$406

April

$427

May

$444

June

$518

July

$470

August

$386

September

$390

October

$386

November

$366

December

$366

Temperature and rainfall in Fresno by month

Plan your trip to Fresno by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

FAT

Temperature

46.4 - 82.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Fresno

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Fresno. 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 Fresno. Reviews last updated abril 11, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Des Moines to Fresno, such as American Airlines and United Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.4
Good
11,391 reviews

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Seating was very cramped, I was under the impression there was food and a entertainment tv on board

7.4
Good
11,391 reviews
7.4
Good
11,391 reviews

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Seating was very cramped, I was under the impression there was food and a entertainment tv on board

7.3
Good
15,011 reviews
7.4
Good
11,391 reviews

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.7

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Seating was very cramped, I was under the impression there was food and a entertainment tv on board

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Des Moines to Fresno for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Fresno for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $345, but on average you can expect to pay $535.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Fresno round-trip?

    American Airlines, at $345, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to Fresno. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. Users have found that American Airlines is 30% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does DSM to FAT mean?

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

  • Can I find deals for flights from Des Moines to Fresno that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

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    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Des Moines to Fresno that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Des Moines to Fresno flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Des Moines to Fresno?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Des Moines to Fresno by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Des Moines to Fresno that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Des Moines to Fresno?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Des Moines to Fresno flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Des Moines to Fresno flight deals updated?

    The Des Moines to Fresno flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 4/11.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Des Moines to Fresno

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United AirlinesCheapest$303Average$518FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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American AirlinesCheapest$339Average$431FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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