Flights from Des Moines to San Francisco

Selected fares from Des Moines to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM SFO Tue, Aug 25 - Tue, Sep 1 $298
DSM SFO Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 16 $298
DSM SFO Sat, Oct 24 - Wed, Oct 28 $312
DSM SFO Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 16 $328
DSM SFO Wed, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 6 $334
DSM SFO Thu, Nov 5 - Thu, Nov 12 $399
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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$298
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$298
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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 International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 18 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Sun, Sep 20 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 9 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $298
Earn $2.98
Return Wed, Sep 16 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 9 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $298
Earn $2.98
Return Wed, Sep 16 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 30 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Mon, Nov 2 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 24 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $312
Earn $3.12
Return Wed, Oct 28 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 7 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $320
Earn $3.20
Return Wed, Oct 14 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 5 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $341
Earn $3.41
Return Thu, Nov 12 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 5 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $341
Earn $3.41
Return Thu, Nov 12 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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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.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to San Francisco on Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5510/UA792 DSM 8:19 PM SFO 12:04 AM CRJ/752 5hr 45min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3756/DL2305 DSM 7:00 AM SFO 11:00 AM CR9/739 6hr 0min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5614/AA433 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 12:29 PM CR9/321 6hr 30min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5614/US433 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 12:29 PM CR9/321 6hr 30min
US Airways/American Airlines US5614/AA433 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 12:29 PM CR9/321 6hr 30min
US Airways/US Airways US5614/US433 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 12:29 PM CR9/321 6hr 30min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA5614/UA5603 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 1:23 PM CR9/CRJ 7hr 24min
US Airways/United Airlines US5614/UA5603 DSM 7:59 AM SFO 1:23 PM CR9/CRJ 7hr 24min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3762/DL1151 DSM 8:19 AM SFO 1:46 PM CR9/753 7hr 27min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3492/DL1593 DSM 11:20 AM SFO 4:24 PM CRJ/739 7hr 4min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5595/AA686 DSM 2:50 PM SFO 7:06 PM CR9/321 6hr 16min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5595/US686 DSM 2:50 PM SFO 7:06 PM CR9/321 6hr 16min
US Airways/American Airlines US5595/AA686 DSM 2:50 PM SFO 7:06 PM CR9/321 6hr 16min