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

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The best prices from Des Moines to Santa Ana 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)

DSM - SNA
Price
$225 - $493
SNA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
SNA
Rainfall
0 - 3.3 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

Round-trip from

$225

From Des Moines to Santa Ana

One-way from

$80

One-way flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana

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 Santa Ana?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $533.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Santa Ana from Des Moines average $307. You can even find prices in August for less than $307, as users have found deals to Santa Ana from as low as $107. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Santa Ana from Des Moines. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana (DSM - SNA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Des Moines to Santa Ana in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for DSM to SNA flights for December, January
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$68pp
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
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$147pp
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
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$150pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Santa Ana from Des Moines found for this year
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$68pp
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
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$147pp
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
21 Dec - 21 Jan
$150pp
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
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$147pp
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
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$155pp
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
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$156pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Santa Ana from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana
3:21 pm - 3:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 07m
DSM - SNA
Frontier
$80
Flights by SU
10:00 am - 3:25 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 25m
DSM - SNA
United Airlines
$219
United
9:37 am - 1:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 18m
DSM - SNA
Multiple Airlines
$236
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Des Moines to Santa Ana flights.

Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Santa Ana

Are flight prices decreasing from Des Moines to Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $190.

Are there nonstop flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana for under $200?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty have been viewed 84 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Des Moines or Santa Ana?

Expected rainfall in Des Moines is same as in Santa Ana. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Des Moines weather warmer or cooler than Santa Ana?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Santa Ana is typically colder than in Des Moines. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Des Moines to Santa Ana?

There are many flights that can get you from Des Moines to Santa Ana in 5h 43m. Fly via United Airlines, Delta, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Des Moines to Santa Ana round-trip from $68. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $282, and Delta, from $378. You may be able to fly from Des Moines to Santa Ana for 80% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $80. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Santa Ana for a low price.

Alternative routes for Des Moines to Santa Ana

Destination information for Santa Ana

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Des Moines to Santa Ana
Average temperature for December in Santa Ana
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Santa Ana
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Top 4 airlines from Des Moines to Santa Ana

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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