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Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to San Francisco (SFO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to San Francisco (SFO)

How far in advance should I book a flight from Iowa to San Francisco?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 44 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Iowa to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $117, or $137 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to San Francisco?

February can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Iowa with a flight ticket averaging about $121. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $61. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

Cheap flights from Iowa to San Francisco in July, August 2020

The best prices found for Iowa to SFO flights for July, August
9 Jul - 14 Jul
$210pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Jul - 13 Jul
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$228pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Iowa found for this year
9 Jul - 14 Jul
$210pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
9 Jul - 13 Jul
$215pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$224pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Iowa, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 29 Jun
$280pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
27 Jun - 28 Jun
$296pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jun - 9 Jul
$305pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to San Francisco from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to San Francisco
7:56 am - 6:43 pm
Cape Air
1 Stop
12h 47m
DSM - SFO
Cape Air
$306
Ovago
2:45 am - 11:29 am
Delta
2 Stops
10h 44m
DSM - SFO
Delta
$383
Delta
4:31 pm - 7:48 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 17m
DSM - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$397
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Useful info, stats and facts about Iowa to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Iowa to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Iowa to San Francisco 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 Iowa and San Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from Iowa to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $210, but on average you can expect to pay $243.

Are there nonstop flights from Iowa to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Iowa to San Francisco, 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 Iowa to San Francisco for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Iowa to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Iowa to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 26 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Iowa to San Francisco?

When booking a flight from Iowa to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to San Francisco?

The most popular flight routes from Iowa to San Francisco are Cedar Rapids - San Francisco, Des Moines - San Francisco and Waterloo - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from Iowa to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $337 for a flight from Iowa to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $159 while the most popular route, (Cedar Rapids - San Francisco) is currently priced at $213.

Arrival points for flights from Iowa to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Iowa to San Francisco
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing San Francisco