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Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to San Jose (SJO)

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The best prices from Des Moines to San Jose are usually found in May or July, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to San Jose (SJO)

DSM - SJO
Price
$613 - $955
SJO
Temperature
82.4 - 86 °F
SJO
Rainfall
0.3 - 11.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$613

From Des Moines to San Jose

One-way from

$190

One-way flight from Des Moines to San Jose

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 Jose?

Users have found that flying from Des Moines to San Jose on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 9% 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 25 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 Des Moines to San Jose 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $415, or $454 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Jose from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $410. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $171. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to San Jose in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to San Jose in November, December 2020

The best prices found for DSM to SJO flights for November, December
13 Dec - 1 Mar
$407pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$409pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$410pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to San Jose 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Jose from Des Moines found for next year
13 Dec - 1 Mar
$407pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$409pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$410pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to San Jose

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Jose from Des Moines, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$409pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$410pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 14 Dec
$412pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to San Jose from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to San Jose
6:28 am - 8:20 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
25h 52m
DSM - SJO
American Airlines
2:00 am - 8:28 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
30h 28m
DSM - SJO
American Airlines
7:26 am - 7:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
36h 33m
DSM - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$286
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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to San Jose

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to San Jose 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 Jose 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 José Juan Santamaria Intl 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 José Juan Santamaria Intl 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 José Juan Santamaria Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to San Jose for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to San Jose for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $406, but on average you can expect to pay $670.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to San Jose for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to San Jose, 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 Jose for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Des Moines to San Jose within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or San Jose?

Expected rainfall in Des Moines is more than in San Jose. You can expect this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than San Jose?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in March. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Jose is generally hotter than in Des Moines.

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

Departing from Des Moines to San Jose will take you 9h 55m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

American Airlines, at $406, was found to be the cheapest airline from Des Moines to San Jose.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Copa Airlines. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to San Jose for 40% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $190.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to San Jose
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡591.84
Average temperature for November in San Jose
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Jose
5.4 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing San José

Top 3 airlines from Des Moines to San Jose

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to San Jose 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
American Airlines
$277 $690 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$529 $715 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$547 $719 No cancel fee 69%
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