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Des Moines to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from Des Moines to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM SFO Tue, Oct 28 - Sat, Nov 1 $283
DSM SFO Tue, Oct 28 - Sat, Nov 1 $316
DSM SFO Tue, Oct 28 - Sat, Nov 1 $326
DSM SFO Tue, Dec 23 - Tue, Dec 30 $431
DSM SFO Fri, Oct 10 - Sun, Nov 2 $442

Des Moines and San Francisco 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 Francisco CA, US
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Cheap flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured San Francisco Airport Hotels

Hotel only $169

The Westin San Francisco Airport

4 stars
3.8 / 5 91 reviews

1 Old Bayshore Highway Map

Save 40% on your stay

The Westin San Francisco Airport provides guests with ultimate convenience, only five minutes from the San Francisco Airport and twenty minutes from downtown.... More

Hotel only $159

Aloft San Francisco Airport

3 stars
3.3 / 5 128 reviews

401 East Millbrae Avenue Map

Save 40% on your stay

Comfort and convenience near the airport Featuring loft-inspired design, the bold, fresh and fun Aloft San Francisco Airport makes for an ideal base for discerning corporate and leisure travelers... More

Hotel only $169

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

4 stars
3.8 / 5 76 reviews

1800 Old Bayshore Highway Map

Rate includes breakfast

The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Burlingame, CA is just minutes from the San Francisco International Airport and 15 miles from downtown San Francisco.... More

Hotel only $169

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South

3 stars
4.1 / 5 49 reviews

1755 Bayshore Highway Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

Welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South hotel in California.... More

Hotel only $119

Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport-Alameda

3 stars
4.7 / 5 9 reviews

1700 Harbor Bay Parkway Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

a strategic and friendly stop in the bay area...welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport/Alameda.You may be surprised when you come to the Oakland/Alameda area.... More

Hotel only $149

Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport - Burlingame

2 stars
3.6 / 5 202 reviews

1640 Bayshore Highway Map

Free hot breakfast, airport shuttle & parking

...This Bay front Hotel is located just 1.5 mile from SFO and 1 mile from CalTrain and BART.... We offer FREE parking (while guest is at the hotel), airport shuttle to SFO International Airport... More

October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 30 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $314
Earn $3.14
Return Sat, Nov 1 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 28 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $283
Earn $2.83
Return Sat, Nov 1 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $370
Earn $3.70
Return Sun, Nov 23 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 1 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $314
Earn $3.14
Return Wed, Nov 5 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 25 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $404
Earn $4.04
Return Tue, Dec 2 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Dec 7 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $353
Earn $3.53
Return Fri, Dec 12 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Dec 23 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines $431
Earn $4.31
Return Tue, Dec 30 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines
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Flights to San Francisco

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.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.