Flights from Des Moines to Sacramento

Des Moines and Sacramento 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 Sacramento CA, US

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    Sacramento Intl Airport (SMF)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to Sacramento

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 18 Des Moines (DSM) Sacramento (SMF) Delta Air Lines $786
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Return Sat, Mar 21 Sacramento (SMF) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Des Moines to Sacramento

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 27 Des Moines (DSM) Sacramento (SMF) US Airways $464
Earn $4.64
Return Mon, Jun 1 Sacramento (SMF) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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Finding Flights from Des Moines to Sacramento

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.

Flights to Sacramento

The city of Sacramento offers activities and excursions for both business and leisure travelers. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Sacramento; flights arrive at the Sacramento International Airport, located at 6900 Airport Boulevard, which is approximately 10 miles from the city's downtown area. The airport provides air service to Hawaii, Mexico and the continental United States. Major airlines include Alaska, Southwest and Horizon Air.

Getting Around in the City

Taxi service from the airport to the city's downtown region costs approximately $27 each way. Travelers can also take an hourly city bus, known as the Yolobus, between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 10:20 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. until 10:20 p.m. on weekends. The cost of the Yolobus is $2, and only the 42A bus travels into the city.

Weather in Sacramento

Weather in Sacramento ranges from lows of approximately 32 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to summer highs around 100 degrees. The climate is very dry, and many visitors turn to swimming and similar activities as a way to refresh themselves and cool off during the hot summer months. Rain falls primarily in the late fall to early spring, with late spring and summer providing excellent opportunities for fun in the sun. Shorts and light clothing are recommended for most of the year, along with a light jacket or sweater in the winter. Orbitz.com can assist you with low-cost vacations to Sacramento at any time of year.

Attractions and Points of Interest

Many local points of interest have regular sales throughout the year. Popular attractions in the city include Sutter's Fort and the State Indian Museum. Tourists typically flock to the city's farmer's market and parades during the spring and summer months, with travel for historical or educational reasons being common in the fall and winter months. Let Orbitz.com help you find cheap flights to Sacramento, as well as accommodations and attractions to suit the needs of your group or family.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Sacramento on Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1183/AA1602 DSM 6:45 AM SMF 11:25 AM M80/M83 6hr 40min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1183/US1602 DSM 6:45 AM SMF 11:25 AM M80/M83 6hr 40min
US Airways/American Airlines US1183/AA1602 DSM 6:45 AM SMF 11:25 AM M80/M83 6hr 40min
US Airways/US Airways US1183/US1602 DSM 6:45 AM SMF 11:25 AM M80/M83 6hr 40min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA517/AA479 DSM 7:51 AM SMF 11:47 AM 319/320 5hr 56min
American Airlines/US Airways AA517/US479 DSM 7:51 AM SMF 11:47 AM 319/320 5hr 56min
US Airways/American Airlines US517/AA479 DSM 7:51 AM SMF 11:47 AM 319/320 5hr 56min
US Airways/US Airways US517/US479 DSM 7:51 AM SMF 11:47 AM 319/320 5hr 56min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3648/UA311 DSM 9:28 AM SMF 12:40 PM CR7/320 5hr 12min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3025/AA2436 DSM 11:45 AM SMF 6:05 PM ER4/M83 8hr 20min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3025/US2436 DSM 11:45 AM SMF 6:05 PM ER4/M83 8hr 20min
US Airways/American Airlines US8356/AA2436 DSM 11:45 AM SMF 6:05 PM ER4/M83 8hr 20min
US Airways/US Airways US8356/US2436 DSM 11:45 AM SMF 6:05 PM ER4/M83 8hr 20min