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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 Sat, Oct 18 - Tue, Oct 21 $264
DSM SNA Sun, May 25 - Thu, May 29 $321
DSM SNA Sun, May 25 - Thu, May 29 $321
DSM SNA Sat, Oct 18 - Tue, Oct 21 $347
DSM SNA Wed, May 21 - Sun, May 25 $466
DSM SNA Wed, May 28 - Mon, Jun 2 $682

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

  • 4

    Long Beach Municipal (LGB)

    Distance from City Center: 12.8 miles

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Cheap flights from Des Moines to Orange County

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Featured Orange County Airport Hotels

Hotel only $90

Radisson Hotel Newport Beach

4545 Macarthur Boulevard Map

Save 30% on your stay

...Free airport shuttle to Orange County - John Wayne Airport Outdoor heated pool, spa and tennis court surrounded by tropical gardens Rooms Each of the rooms at the Radisson Hotel Newport Beach... More

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Fairmont Newport Beach

4500 MacArthur Boulevard Map

Purchase in Advance, Save 15% Each Night !

...John Wayne/Orange County Airport (1 mile).... More

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At Extended Stay America, only 9 miles from Irvine, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month. Fully equipped kitchens in each of our 164 spacious... More

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Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport

4 stars
3.5 / 5 31 reviews

18800 MacArthur Blvd. Map

Internet, parking, local calls & breakfast for one

Unwind at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport hotel, situated directly across the street from the John Wayne Airport in Orange County California, and offering a complimentary airport shuttle.... More

Hotel only $89

Atrium Hotel Orange County Airport

18700 MacArthur Blvd. Map

Special Advance Purchase Rate

...Complimentary airport shuttle Nearby Attractions.... An affordable, stylish hotel across from the Orange County Airport The Atrium Hotel is located across the street from the Orange County... More

Hotel only $92

Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa

3 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

325 Bristol Street Map

Spring Awakening Sale! Stay 3 Nights Save 20%

...Free amenities include a buffet breakfast, high-speed Internet, shuttle service within a five-mile radius and an airport shuttle Ayres Hotel and Suites Costa Mesa Rooms.... More

May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 29 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $371
Earn $3.71
Return Sun, Jun 1 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, May 25 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) US Airways $321
Earn $3.21
Return Thu, May 29 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 20 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $396
Earn $3.96
Return Mon, Jun 23 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Delta Air Lines $365
Earn $3.65
Return Wed, Jun 11 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Delta Air Lines $365
Earn $3.65
Return Wed, Jun 11 Orange County (SNA) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Des Moines to Orange County

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 4 Des Moines (DSM) Orange County (SNA) Frontier Airlines $391
Earn $3.91
Return Sat, Jul 12 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 Tue, Apr 22, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA831/UA6209 DSM 6:30 AM SNA 9:25 AM 319/CR7 4hr 55min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3461/UA365 DSM 6:00 AM SNA 10:35 AM E70/319 6hr 35min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA3461/AA1076 DSM 6:00 AM SNA 10:40 AM E70/738 6hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3345/DL2089 DSM 7:00 AM SNA 10:57 AM CR9/319 5hr 57min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1183/AA2249 DSM 6:45 AM SNA 11:20 AM M80/738 6hr 35min
US Airways/US Airways US2775/US1799 DSM 7:50 AM SNA 11:35 AM CR9/321 5hr 45min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1183/AA1554 DSM 6:45 AM SNA 12:15 PM M80/738 7hr 30min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6399/UA403 DSM 9:44 AM SNA 1:14 PM CRJ/320 5hr 30min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2929/AA361 DSM 10:05 AM SNA 2:25 PM ER4/738 6hr 20min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2929/AA1288 DSM 10:05 AM SNA 4:00 PM ER4/738 7hr 55min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3025/AA1288 DSM 11:45 AM SNA 4:00 PM ER4/738 6hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3347/DL2093 DSM 12:10 PM SNA 4:17 PM CRJ/319 6hr 7min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3029/AA1644 DSM 11:00 AM SNA 4:20 PM ERD/738 7hr 20min