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Cheap flights from Des Moines to San Antonio (DSM - SAT)

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The best prices from Des Moines to San Antonio are usually found in July or August, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to San Antonio (SAT)

DSM - SAT
Price
$165 - $345

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

$278

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$165

From Des Moines to San Antonio

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 San Antonio?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 23% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 29% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 24 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 San Antonio from $119 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $155 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to San Antonio?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to San Antonio. Flights to San Antonio from Des Moines in June are about $134 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $70.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to San Antonio (DSM - SAT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Des Moines to San Antonio in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to San Antonio in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DSM to SAT flights for January, February
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
28 Jan - 2 Feb
$235pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to San Antonio 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Antonio from Des Moines found for this year
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Apr - 9 Apr
$234pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to San Antonio

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Antonio from Des Moines, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 30 Jan
$376pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Jan - 30 Jan
$382pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
26 Jan - 30 Jan
$387pp
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAT
San Antonio
SAT
San Antonio
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to San Antonio from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to San Antonio
2:19 pm - 1:41 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 22m
DSM - SAT
Frontier
2:50 pm - 8:03 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 13m
DSM - SAT
United Airlines
$204
United
7:53 am - 5:33 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
9h 40m
DSM - SAT
United Airlines
$440
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to San Antonio flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to San Antonio

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Des Moines to San Antonio are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to San Antonio for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to San Antonio for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $215, but on average you can expect to pay $258.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to San Antonio for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to San Antonio, 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 San Antonio for under $400?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Des Moines to San Antonio within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this flight route?

The Des Moines to San Antonio flight path was viewed by 11 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 San Antonio?

The rainfall in Des Moines is generally more than the rainfall in San Antonio. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than San Antonio?

Temperatures around the 97 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in San Antonio is hotter than in Des Moines. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to San Antonio?

Departing from Des Moines to San Antonio will take you 4h 28m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to San Antonio round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($215), American Airlines ($223), and Delta ($225) offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to San Antonio. United Airlines is currently priced 23% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to San Antonio one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $174. Check flights for United Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to San Antonio

Destination information for San Antonio

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Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing San Antonio

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to San Antonio

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to San Antonio 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
$108 $210 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$127 $305 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$153 $362 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$139 $368 No cancel fee N/A
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