Cheap flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana (DSM - SNA)

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The best prices from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are usually found in August or September, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Santa Ana (SNA)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to SNA flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Santa Ana flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Santa Ana.
DSM - SNA
Price
$225 - $493
SNA
Temperature
55.4 - 73.4 °F
SNA
Precipitation
0 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Average price

$344

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$225

From Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

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 Santa Ana (DSM - SNA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 44% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

August can be a great time to fly to Santa Ana from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $284. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $147. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Santa Ana.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $296. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $368.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DSM to SNA flights for November, December
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$150pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$178pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$209pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Santa Ana 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Des Moines found for next year
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$150pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$178pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$209pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Santa Ana from Des Moines, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$216pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Dec - 13 Dec
$218pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
2 Dec - 13 Dec
$223pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to J. Wayne/Orange Cnty from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana
3:30 am - 6:43 am
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
29h 13m
DSM - SNA
Allegiant Air
$240
Gotogate
8:18 am - 1:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 40m
DSM - SNA
Frontier
$380
Flights by SU
12:44 am - 5:43 pm
American Airlines
3 Stops
18h 59m
DSM - SNA
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Santa Ana

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $150, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Santa Ana for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Des Moines to Santa Ana flight route?

This flight path from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty was viewed by 19 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Ana round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($233), Allegiant Air ($264), and American Airlines ($303) offers the cheapest pricing from Des Moines to Santa Ana. Frontier is currently priced 33% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $159. However, be on the lookout for offers from Allegiant Air and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Santa Ana for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

On average you can expect to pay $253 for a flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana. The cheapest flight overall is $88 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty) is currently priced at $216.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Ana are American Airlines, Delta and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Santa Ana, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty within the United States

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

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

Returning to Des Moines from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Santa Ana

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Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Santa Ana.
Average temperature for November in Santa Ana
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Santa Ana
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Santa Ana 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
$99 $248 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$107 $328 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$124 $338 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$136 $385 No cancel fee 71%
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