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The cheapest flights to Des Moines Intl. found within the past 7 days were $283. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

FAQs about flights from Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) to Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM)

Are there direct flights from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?

If you'd like to get as quickly as possible from Oakland to Des Moines, consider Japan Transocean Air, SriLankan Airlines and Southwest Airlines. No airlines provide direct flights on this route, so you'll need to make at least one stopover.

How long is the flight from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?

Leave the airplane feeling well-rested by having a nap and a few snacks during your flight to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). With an average travel time of 4 hours and 5 minutes from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.), you'll have ample time to indulge in both.

What is the flight distance from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?

The flight distance from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) is 1,553 miles (2,500 kilometers). We recommend you bring a magazine or some Sudoku puzzles to make your flight more relaxing.

What airlines fly direct from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?

Unfortunately, there aren't any airlines that fly direct from Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.) to Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). You'll have to book a flight with at least one stopover, so be prepared for your journey to take a little longer.

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Oakland Intl. to Des Moines Intl. Flight FAQ

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Lowest Flight Price$283

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Oakland to Des Moines Carriers and Route Information

Flight path for flights from Metropolitan Oakland International Airport to Des Moines International Airport.


Distance:
1,547.00 miles




Hotels near Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM)

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport $70
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

1901 Hackley Ave, Des Moines, IA
     
    4.1 of 5
    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Really close to airport. Fast check in. Easy and convenient after a long flight.

    Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport $81
    Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019
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    Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport

    Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport

    5001 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA
       
      4.2 of 5
      2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Nicely updated and appointed, quiet, friendly efficient staff.

      Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center $95
      Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019
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      Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center

      Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center

      6111 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA
         
        3.9 of 5
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Staff was very nice and helpful. Fast pickup at airport not a long wait for shuttle.

        AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport $70
        Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019
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        AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

        AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

        1920 Hackley Ave, Des Moines, IA
           
          3.7 of 5
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          The staff was extremely friendly & helpful. The next morning when we went for breakfast the front desk employee called me by my name & asked how our stay was.

          *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.