Flights from Des Moines to Bakersfield

Selected fares from Des Moines to Bakersfield

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM BFL Wed, Aug 26 - Mon, Aug 31 $394
DSM BFL Wed, Aug 26 - Mon, Aug 31 $398
DSM BFL Wed, Aug 26 - Mon, Aug 31 $405
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Des Moines and Bakersfield airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US

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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Bakersfield CA, US

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    Meadows Field (BFL)

    Distance from City Center: 6 miles

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Flights to Bakersfield

Cheap Flights from Des Moines

Locating cheap flights from Des Moines is easy with the assistance of Orbitz.com. Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offers a wide range of affordable flights from top airline providers. This airport offers flights with United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, US Airways and more. Des Moines International is located in Des Moines, IA at 5800 Fleur Drive and is approximately three miles from the downtown area of the city.

Airport Parking Information

DSM provides a variety of airport parking choices to its passengers. These choices include short-term, long-term and economy parking. Short-term rates start at $1per half-hour, with a $24-per-day maximum. Long-term rates start at $2 per hour, with a $12-per-day maximum. Economy rates at DSM start at $2 per hour, with a $5-per-day maximum.

DSM Transportation Information

Passenger transportation options include shuttle buses, car rentals, limousines, taxis and public transit. Bus transportation is offered by Greyhound, Jefferson Bus Lines and Trailways Bus System. Other options can be found through Alamo Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Capitol Cab Company and C & C Limousine Services, among others.

Restaurants at Des Moines International Airport

Travelers can choose from a variety of restaurants at DSM, many of which can be found at the Landside Food Court. This dining area is open from 4:30 am to 7:30 pm daily, and is home to a Pizza Hut Express and an American Grill restaurant, among others. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights from Des Moines and learn about your airport options.

Bakersfield, CA, Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com for fast and convenient service when you are searching for cheap flights to Bakersfield. Orbitz.com compares airline rates simultaneously, allowing you to book the best rate for your budget. When you arrive in Bakersfield, you will land at the Meadows Field Airport located at 3701 Wings Way, which is about seven miles from downtown. United, Continental and US Airways offer flights to the airport. Orbitz.com will find these airlines' best available rates.

Bakersfield Ground Transportation

Ground transportation to your hotel is available by car rental and taxi. Two taxi companies, American Cab and Yellow Cab, provide 24-hour service. Their rates are metered and vary by the company. If you prefer the freedom of a rental car, Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National have rental offices located in the airport. Orbitz.com will prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Bakersfield Weather Information

The weather in Bakersfield ranges from mild to hot. Summer temperatures easily approach the 100 degree mark with lows around 70 degrees. Winter temperatures average near 60 degrees with lows around 40 degrees. Bakersfield doesn't receive much precipitation; February has the highest average, around 1.28 inches.

Bakersfield Attractions Information

Bakersfield offers plenty of entertainment for everyone, including the Kern County Museum, Fox Theater, River's End Rafting, and The Links at Riverlakes Ranch golf club. Check with Orbitz.com for a complete list of attractions and activities to enjoy while you are in Bakersfield.

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Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Bakersfield on Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5614/AA2952 DSM 7:59 AM BFL 11:34 AM CR9/CRJ 5hr 35min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5614/US2952 DSM 7:59 AM BFL 11:34 AM CR9/CRJ 5hr 35min
US Airways/American Airlines US5614/AA2952 DSM 7:59 AM BFL 11:34 AM CR9/CRJ 5hr 35min
US Airways/US Airways US5614/US2952 DSM 7:59 AM BFL 11:34 AM CR9/CRJ 5hr 35min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5176/UA6191 DSM 9:29 AM BFL 12:41 PM CRJ/CRJ 5hr 12min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5595/AA2970 DSM 2:50 PM BFL 6:33 PM CR9/CRJ 5hr 43min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5595/US2970 DSM 2:50 PM BFL 6:33 PM CR9/CRJ 5hr 43min
US Airways/American Airlines US5595/AA2970 DSM 2:50 PM BFL 6:33 PM CR9/CRJ 5hr 43min
US Airways/US Airways US5595/US2970 DSM 2:50 PM BFL 6:33 PM CR9/CRJ 5hr 43min