Flights from Des Moines to San Diego

Selected fares from Des Moines to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM SAN Sat, Nov 7 - Wed, Nov 11 $294
DSM SAN Fri, Aug 21 - Sat, Aug 29 $329
DSM SAN Fri, Dec 4 - Mon, Dec 7 $382
DSM SAN Sat, Nov 7 - Wed, Nov 11 $396
DSM SAN Sat, Nov 7 - Wed, Nov 11 $458

Des Moines and San Diego 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 San Diego CA, US

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    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Des Moines to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 20 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $417
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Return Sat, Jul 4 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in June from Des Moines to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 24 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $466
Earn $4.66
Return Wed, Jul 1 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Des Moines to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 30 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $516
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Return Sun, Aug 2 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Des Moines to San Diego

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Leave Wed, Jul 15 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) United Airlines $382
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Return Tue, Jul 21 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Des Moines to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 15 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) United Airlines $412
Earn $4.12
Return Wed, Jul 22 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Des Moines to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 21 Des Moines (DSM) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $329
Earn $3.29
Return Sat, Aug 29 San Diego (SAN) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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Flights to San Diego

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 San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.