Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Selected fares from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM LAX Wed, Apr 22 - Tue, Apr 28 $205
DSM LAX Fri, Apr 24 - Sat, Apr 25 $258
DSM LAX Wed, Apr 22 - Tue, Apr 28 $298
DSM LAX Thu, May 7 - Tue, May 12 $304
DSM LAX Thu, May 7 - Tue, May 12 $304
DSM LAX Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 30 $882

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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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 24 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $258
Earn $2.58
Return Sat, Apr 25 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Apr 22 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $205
Earn $2.05
Return Tue, Apr 28 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 24 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Delta Air Lines $304
Earn $3.04
Return Fri, May 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 1 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $303
Earn $3.03
Return Mon, May 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 9 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $268
Earn $2.68
Return Tue, May 12 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 13 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $304
Earn $3.04
Return Wed, May 20 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Sat, Jun 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Sat, Jun 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 24 Des Moines (DSM) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $358
Earn $3.58
Return Wed, Jul 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Des Moines (DSM) United 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.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles on Thu, Mar 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2951/AA1151 DSM 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM CR7/738 8hr 10min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2951/US1151 DSM 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM CR7/738 8hr 10min
US Airways/American Airlines US3002/AA1151 DSM 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM CR7/738 8hr 10min
US Airways/Alaska Airlines US3002/AS1256 DSM 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM CR7/738 8hr 10min
US Airways/US Airways US3002/US1151 DSM 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM CR7/738 8hr 10min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3132/AA1081 DSM 6:45 AM LAX 11:25 AM ER4/738 6hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3132/US1081 DSM 6:45 AM LAX 11:25 AM ER4/738 6hr 40min
US Airways/American Airlines US6421/AA1081 DSM 6:45 AM LAX 11:25 AM ER4/738 6hr 40min
US Airways/Alaska Airlines US6421/AS1261 DSM 6:45 AM LAX 11:25 AM ER4/738 6hr 40min
US Airways/US Airways US6421/US1081 DSM 6:45 AM LAX 11:25 AM ER4/738 6hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3345/DL2168 DSM 7:00 AM LAX 11:30 AM CR9/763 6hr 30min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA517/AA495 DSM 7:51 AM LAX 11:44 AM 319/321 5hr 53min
American Airlines/US Airways AA517/US495 DSM 7:51 AM LAX 11:44 AM 319/321 5hr 53min