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Travelers usually depart from San Jose International, San José Diridon Station, San Jose-Tufesa Bus Stop, San Jose, CA - Convention Center Station, or Reid–Hillview Airport when they travel from San Jose to Des Moines. Book your trip to arrive at Des Moines International, or Des Moines. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Allegiant Air. San Jose and Des Moines have 250 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from San Jose to Des Moines

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required

  • No quarantine required

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Your trip summary

Most travelers from San Jose, SJC with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Des Moines, DSM.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required

  • No quarantine required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Additional information
  • Health pass for large events in California may be required

  • Masks may be required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from San Jose?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Jose and Las Vegas, London, Washington, D.C., Dallas, St. Louis, San Diego, Denver, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Louisville, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Houston, Burbank, Manchester, Columbus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Des Moines?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Des Moines and Los Angeles, Athens, London, Seattle, Cairo, Buffalo, Singapore, Orlando, Bogotá, New York, Boston, Glasgow, Chicago, Sydney, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Phoenix, Bakersfield, Atlanta.
What airports are near San Jose?
The main airport in San Jose is San Jose International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Fresno Yosemite International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Des Moines?
The main airport in Des Moines is Des Moines International. It is also served by Des Moines International, Eppley Airfield, The Eastern Iowa, Southeast Iowa Regional, Kirksville Regional, Sioux Gateway, Mason City Municipal, Fort Dodge Regional, Waterloo Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Jose?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Jose, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Jose and Des Moines?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Jose and Des Moines thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Jose and Des Moines can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between San Jose and Des Moines?
Currently, you can fly between San Jose and Des Moines with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air.
When's the best time to travel between San Jose and Des Moines?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San Jose and Des Moines, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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