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Cheap flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County (DSM - SNA)

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The best prices from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County are usually found in August or September, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to John Wayne/Orange County (SNA)

DSM - SNA
Price
$225 - $493
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Rainfall
0 - 3.3 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$225

From Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

One-way from

$110

One-way flight from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

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 Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 84% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 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 $452. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $548.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County?

August can be a great time to fly to John Wayne/Orange County from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $413. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $157. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County (DSM - SNA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 38% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DSM to SNA flights for December, January
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$68pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
7 Jan - 10 Jan
$134pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$150pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to John Wayne/Orange County from Des Moines found for this year
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$68pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$150pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
28 Dec - 10 Jan
$163pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

Late deals on round-trip flights to John Wayne/Orange County from Des Moines, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 11 Dec
$298pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$378pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$446pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to John Wayne/Orange County from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County
1:35 pm - 6:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 53m
DSM - SNA
Frontier
$110
Kiwi.com
10:57 am - 5:19 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
20h 22m
DSM - SNA
American Airlines
3:21 pm - 7:35 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 14m
DSM - SNA
Multiple Airlines
$236
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Santa Ana 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 Des Moines and Santa Ana 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 Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty 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 Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $221.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County, 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 Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County for under $300?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have been viewed 19 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Santa Ana?

Expected rainfall in Des Moines is same as in Santa Ana. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Santa Ana?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Santa Ana is typically colder than in Des Moines. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County in 5h 43m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($68), United Airlines ($282), and Delta ($378) offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County. Frontier is 80% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County are Frontier ($56), United Airlines ($139), and American Airlines ($157).

Alternative routes for Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

Destination information for John Wayne/Orange County

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County
Average temperature for December in John Wayne/Orange County
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in John Wayne/Orange County
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 4 airlines from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to John Wayne/Orange County 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
$99 $248 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$107 $328 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$124 $338 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$136 $385 No cancel fee 71%
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