Cheap flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Choose between United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, or American Airlines to find the best price

Travelers usually depart from Des Moines International, Des Moines, or Des Moines Cherry Street bus stop when they travel from Des Moines to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles union station, Los Angeles Union Station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. Des Moines and Los Angeles have 183 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights32322832-2534

Check-in for a flight from Des Moines to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Des Moines?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Des Moines and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando Sanford International, Denver International, San Francisco International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Nashville International, Charlotte Douglas International, John Wayne, Sarasota–Bradenton International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, San Francisco International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Nashville International, Philadelphia International, Austin–Bergstrom International.

What airports are near Des Moines?

The main airport in Des Moines is Des Moines International. It is also served by Eppley Airfield, Des Moines International, The Eastern Iowa, Mason City Municipal, Southeast Iowa Regional, Kirksville Regional, Fort Dodge Regional, Waterloo Regional, Sioux Gateway.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Tijuana International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Ontario International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field.

What buses and trains depart from Des Moines?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Des Moines, including Burlington Trailways, Megabus bus.

Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Des Moines and Los Angeles?

What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?

Which airlines fly between Des Moines and Los Angeles?

When's the best time to travel between Des Moines and Los Angeles?

What flights operate between Des Moines and Los Angeles?

How many airports are there near Des Moines?

How many airports are there near Los Angeles?

Is it possible to reach Des Moines by bus or train?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Des Moines and Los Angeles depart?

What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Des Moines and Los Angeles arrive?

What time do flights between Des Moines and Los Angeles depart?

What time do flights between Des Moines and Los Angeles arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Find the best connection from Des Moines to Los Angeles

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses