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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 Wed, Jan 28 - Thu, Feb 5 $283
DSM SFO Wed, Jan 14 - Fri, Jan 30 $363
DSM SFO Wed, Feb 4 - Wed, Feb 18 $366
DSM SFO Mon, Feb 9 - Wed, Feb 11 $366
DSM SFO Wed, Feb 4 - Wed, Feb 18 $366
DSM SFO Wed, Dec 31 - Mon, Jan 5 $1,757

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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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 16 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $366
Earn $3.66
Return Mon, Jan 19 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 23 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $283
Earn $2.83
Return Thu, Jan 29 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 21 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $366
Earn $3.66
Return Wed, Jan 28 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 27 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $368
Earn $3.68
Return Sun, Mar 1 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $298
Earn $2.98
Return Tue, Feb 24 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 9 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $366
Earn $3.66
Return Mon, Feb 16 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $440
Earn $4.40
Return Mon, Mar 23 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Des Moines to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 27 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $363
Earn $3.63
Return Tue, Mar 31 San Francisco (SFO) Des Moines (DSM) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 17 Des Moines (DSM) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $440
Earn $4.40
Return Tue, Mar 24 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 Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3345/DL2305 DSM 7:18 AM SFO 11:40 AM CR9/M90 6hr 22min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL4793/DL4725 DSM 8:10 AM SFO 12:29 PM CR9/CR9 6hr 19min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5490/AA433 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:31 PM CR9/320 6hr 31min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5490/US433 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:31 PM CR9/320 6hr 31min
US Airways/American Airlines US5490/AA433 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:31 PM CR9/320 6hr 31min
US Airways/US Airways US5490/US433 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:31 PM CR9/320 6hr 31min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA5490/UA364 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:40 PM CR9/319 6hr 40min
US Airways/United Airlines US5490/UA364 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 12:40 PM CR9/319 6hr 40min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA5490/UA6455 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 1:15 PM CR9/EM2 7hr 15min
US Airways/United Airlines US5490/UA6455 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 1:15 PM CR9/EM2 7hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/United Airlines DL4793/UA5651 DSM 8:10 AM SFO 1:31 PM CR9/E75 7hr 21min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3346/DL1151 DSM 8:05 AM SFO 1:58 PM CR9/M90 7hr 53min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA5490/UA6263 DSM 8:00 AM SFO 3:01 PM CR9/EM2 9hr 1min