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Fares from $54 One Way, $108 Round Trip from Des Moines to Orange County

Prices starting at $108 for return flights and $54 for one-way flights to Orange County were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Des Moines to Orange County - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Des Moines to Orange County?

There are no direct flights between Des Moines and Orange County, so you'll need to change planes. But it's no biggie. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) to Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) with a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Des Moines to Orange County?

The shortest flight time from Des Moines to Orange County is 3 hours and 57 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a drink or get engrossed in a book.

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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.

John Wayne Airport

If you're looking for flights to Orange County, Orbitz.com can find you a flight that fits your budget. The John Wayne Airport, located on Airway Avenue, is 14 miles from downtown Anaheim. Eleven airlines service the airport, including AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. You don't need a professional travel agent to plan your trip; Orbitz.com searches the flights available on your travel date to find you one that fits your travel needs and budget.

Transportation From the Airport

The Orange County Transit Authority operates buses that service the airport. Bus fare costs $1.50. The Disneyland Resort Express is a complimentary shuttle service that transports guests staying at one of the Disneyland Resorts to and from the airport. Taxicabs also service the airport. The cabs operate on metered fares. The service costs $2.95 for the first quarter mile and $.65 for each additional quarter mile. If you want to have your own transportation, Orbitz.com can book you a rental car. The airport has on-site rental car services. You pick up your vehicle in the lower level of Terminals A and B.

Orange County Weather

The weather in Orange County makes it a year-round tourist destination. The highest temperatures fall in July and average 82 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month, with temperatures averaging around 45 degrees Fahrenheit. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the spring or fall, you'll avoid the county's peak tourist season and save money.

Highlights and Attractions

Orange County is home to Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Adventure City and Knott's Berry Farm. The amusement parks and the beaches make the county an ideal place for a family vacation. Orbitz.com does more than book flights to Orange County. You can also use the website to purchase your amusement park tickets.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.