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Des Moines to Orange County Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to Orange County

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM SNA Sun, Apr 5 - Wed, Apr 8 $266
DSM SNA Sun, Apr 5 - Wed, Apr 8 $266
DSM SNA Sun, Apr 5 - Wed, Apr 8 $299
DSM SNA Tue, Feb 24 - Wed, Mar 4 $307
DSM SNA Tue, Feb 24 - Wed, Mar 4 $310

Des Moines and Orange County airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US
map of airports in Des Moines
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Orange County CA, US
map of airports in Orange County
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    John Wayne Airport (SNA)

    Distance from City Center: 10.4 miles

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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 29.4 miles

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    Ontario International Airport (ONT)

    Distance from City Center: 25.6 miles

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    Long Beach Municipal (LGB)

    Distance from City Center: 12.8 miles

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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 27 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Mon, Mar 30 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 24 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) US Airways $266
Earn $2.66
Return Wed, Mar 25 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Best one-week trip in March from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 28 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) US Airways $363
Earn $3.63
Return Sat, Apr 4 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) US Airways $348
Earn $3.48
Return Sun, Apr 26 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 21 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) US Airways $266
Earn $2.66
Return Sun, Apr 26 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Best one-week trip in April from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 14 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Delta Air Lines $266
Earn $2.66
Return Tue, Apr 21 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 4 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $309
Earn $3.09
Return Mon, May 11 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 4 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $309
Earn $3.09
Return Mon, May 11 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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Flights to Orange County

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.

John Wayne Airport

If you're looking for flights to Orange County, Orbitz.com can find you a flight that fits your budget. The John Wayne Airport, located on Airway Avenue, is 14 miles from downtown Anaheim. Eleven airlines service the airport, including AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. You don't need a professional travel agent to plan your trip; Orbitz.com searches the flights available on your travel date to find you one that fits your travel needs and budget.

Transportation From the Airport

The Orange County Transit Authority operates buses that service the airport. Bus fare costs $1.50. The Disneyland Resort Express is a complimentary shuttle service that transports guests staying at one of the Disneyland Resorts to and from the airport. Taxicabs also service the airport. The cabs operate on metered fares. The service costs $2.95 for the first quarter mile and $.65 for each additional quarter mile. If you want to have your own transportation, Orbitz.com can book you a rental car. The airport has on-site rental car services. You pick up your vehicle in the lower level of Terminals A and B.

Orange County Weather

The weather in Orange County makes it a year-round tourist destination. The highest temperatures fall in July and average 82 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month, with temperatures averaging around 45 degrees Fahrenheit. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the spring or fall, you'll avoid the county's peak tourist season and save money.

Highlights and Attractions

Orange County is home to Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Adventure City and Knott's Berry Farm. The amusement parks and the beaches make the county an ideal place for a family vacation. Orbitz.com does more than book flights to Orange County. You can also use the website to purchase your amusement park tickets.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Orange County on Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/United Airlines AA3411/UA533 DSM 5:50 AM SNA 10:44 AM ER4/320 6hr 54min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3619/UA533 DSM 5:50 AM SNA 10:44 AM CR7/320 6hr 54min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1305/AA1271 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 11:30 AM M80/738 6hr 51min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1305/US1271 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 11:30 AM M80/738 6hr 51min
US Airways/American Airlines US1305/AA1271 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 11:30 AM M80/738 6hr 51min
US Airways/US Airways US1305/US1271 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 11:30 AM M80/738 6hr 51min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5536/AA621 DSM 7:25 AM SNA 11:46 AM CR9/320 6hr 21min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5536/US621 DSM 7:25 AM SNA 11:46 AM CR9/320 6hr 21min
US Airways/American Airlines US5536/AA621 DSM 7:25 AM SNA 11:46 AM CR9/320 6hr 21min
US Airways/US Airways US5536/US621 DSM 7:25 AM SNA 11:46 AM CR9/320 6hr 21min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6399/UA1683 DSM 9:28 AM SNA 12:47 PM CRJ/73G 5hr 19min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1305/AA1554 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 12:50 PM M80/738 8hr 11min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1305/US1554 DSM 6:39 AM SNA 12:50 PM M80/738 8hr 11min