Cheap flights from Des Moines to Oakland (DSM - OAK)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to OAK flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
DSM - OAK
Price
$246 - $543
OAK
Temperature
51.8 - 66.2 °F
OAK
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$246

From Des Moines to Oakland

One-way from

$154

One-way flight from Des Moines to Oakland

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California (DSM - OAK)?

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

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Oakland, California from Des Moines average $402. You can even find prices in October for less than $402, as users have found deals to Oakland, California from as low as $151. The month of May appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Oakland, California from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 44%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

Find a great deal and save up to 51% by booking at least 46 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Des Moines to Oakland, California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $502.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 67% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Oakland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for DSM to OAK flights for June, July
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$236pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$242pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Oakland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from Des Moines found for this year
18 Aug - 22 Aug
$191pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$218pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from Des Moines, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$320pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$321pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Jul - 10 Jul
$350pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Oakland from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Oakland
12:47 pm - 3:54 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 07m
DSM - OAK
Frontier
$154
Kiwi.com
6:42 pm - 1:26 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
20h 44m
DSM - OAK
Allegiant Air
$210
mytrip.com
7:05 am - 8:51 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
27h 46m
DSM - OAK
Multiple Airlines
$716
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Oakland

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

Delta and United Airlines 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 Des Moines to Oakland, California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $219.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Oakland, California for under $400?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California round-trip?

Currently priced at $175, Frontier will fly you from Des Moines to Oakland, California and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Frontier is 53% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $154. However, be on the lookout for offers from Allegiant Air and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Oakland, California for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Oakland, California.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Oakland, California?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to Oakland, California is $184. On average you can expect to pay $362. The most popular route, (Des Moines - Oakland), can usually be booked for $191.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Oakland.

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

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

Returning to Des Moines from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Des Moines.

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

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Oakland

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Destination information for Oakland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Oakland.
Average temperature for June in Oakland
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Oakland
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

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