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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International (DSM - LAX)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Los Angeles International are usually found in September or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Los Angeles International (LAX)

DSM - LAX
Price
$218 - $424

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$218

From Des Moines to Los Angeles International

One-way from

$199

One-way flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles International

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 Los Angeles International?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles International?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Des Moines to Los Angeles International from $87 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $97 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles International?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles International from Des Moines. Prices for September average $95 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $46. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles International (DSM - LAX)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 26% on flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International in October, November 2020

The best prices found for DSM to LAX flights for October, November
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$140pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 12 Nov
$149pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Los Angeles International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles International from Des Moines found for this year
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$124pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$140pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
6 Nov - 12 Nov
$149pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles International from Des Moines, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$180pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$182pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Los Angeles International from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International
2:59 pm - 10:56 am
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 57m
DSM - LAX
Frontier
$199
Kiwi.com
12:25 pm - 3:31 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 06m
DSM - LAX
United Airlines
$203
United
2:48 pm - 5:19 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
40h 31m
DSM - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$207
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Los Angeles International

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $124, but on average you can expect to pay $170.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International, 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 Los Angeles International for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles International within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

The Des Moines to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 84 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Los Angeles?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Des Moines is roughly greater than that of Los Angeles. You can assume this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Des Moines. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles International?

A quick flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles International can take about 6h 22m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $178. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Los Angeles International round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Des Moines to Los Angeles International is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $149 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $200 and $202 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles International for 49% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Los Angeles International one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $85. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Los Angeles International for a low price.

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