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Des Moines to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM LAX Sun, Nov 2 - Sat, Nov 8 $236
DSM LAX Sat, Oct 18 - Sat, Oct 25 $334
DSM LAX Fri, Aug 29 - Mon, Sep 1 $335
DSM LAX Sat, Oct 18 - Sat, Oct 25 $352
DSM LAX Sat, Oct 18 - Sat, Oct 25 $378
DSM LAX Thu, Sep 25 - Tue, Sep 30 $641

Des Moines and Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles CA, US
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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles

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Featured Los Angeles Airport Hotels

Hotel only $146

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

3 stars
3.9 / 5 186 reviews

2500 North Hollywood Way Map

Rate includes breakfast

The Marriott Burbank Airport hotel is a contemporary masterpiece of luxury and modern delights.... More

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Long Beach Marriott

3 stars
3.8 / 5 30 reviews

4700 Airport Plaza Drive Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Guests will delight in the unmatched airport convenience of this hotel near Long Beach, offering complimentary airport shuttle and free self-parking.... Treat yourself to the resort-like... More

Hotel only $149

Courtyard Long Beach Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 9 reviews

3841 N. Lakewood Boulevard Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

The BRAND NEW Courtyard Long Beach Airport at Douglas Park features the latest in state-of-the-art hotel design and amenities.... More

Hotel only $99

Quality Inn Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.5 / 5 49 reviews

2255 N. Buena Vista St. Map

The Quality Inn hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the Burbank Airport, NBC, Universal Studios, Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, and ABC Studios.... More

Hotel only $109

Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles Airport

3 stars
3.4 / 5 370 reviews

6225 West Century Blvd Map

Save 10% on your stay

...Long Beach Airport (18 mi/28 km) Attractions Santa Monica Beach and Third Street Promenade (8 mi/13 km).... Stay a block from LAX and relax at this first-rate business Hotel Less than one... More

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Ramada Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.6 / 5 156 reviews

2900 N San Fernando/I-5 Map

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The Ramada Burbank Airport is 1.5 miles to Burbank Airport, just off Interstate Highway 5 at the Buena Vista Exit.... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 29 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $335
Earn $3.35
Return Mon, Sep 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 31 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $256
Earn $2.56
Return Sat, Sep 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $273
Earn $2.73
Return Sat, Sep 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 25 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $354
Earn $3.54
Return Sun, Sep 28 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 6 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $281
Earn $2.81
Return Tue, Sep 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 17 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $318
Earn $3.18
Return Wed, Sep 24 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $368
Earn $3.68
Return Mon, Oct 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 7 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $287
Earn $2.87
Return Fri, Oct 17 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 18 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Sat, Oct 25 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines
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Flights to Los Angeles

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.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.