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outbound: Oct 25, 2017
1 stop (22h47m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Nov 1, 2017
1 stop (19h20m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Dec 15, 2017
direct (1h08m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Dec 15, 2017
direct (1h17m)
Spirit Airlines
outbound: Mar 25, 2018
direct (2h45m)
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return: Mar 30, 2018
direct (2h55m)
Southwest Airlines
outbound: Jan 1, 2018
direct (4h27m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Jan 5, 2018
direct (4h)
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outbound: Mar 10, 2018
direct (7h43m)
United Airlines
return: Mar 17, 2018
1 stop (7h07m)
United Airlines
outbound: Mar 10, 2018
1 stop (11h34m)
JetBlue
return: Mar 17, 2018
1 stop (11h46m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Dec 8, 2017
direct (1h25m)
Virgin America
return: Dec 15, 2017
direct (1h35m)
Virgin America
outbound: Nov 28, 2017
direct (1h14m)
American Airlines
return: Dec 5, 2017
direct (1h24m)
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San Diego guide: how to get there, what to see

San Diego city centre
Lindbergh Field (SAN): 4 km from city centre

Flights to San Diego: need to know

Cheap airline tickets to San Diego

Welcome to beautiful San Diego! Just starting to plan your trip? Most flights to San Diego will land at San Diego International Airport (SAN) just outside of the downtown area. Southwest, US Airways, American West, Aeromexico, American, Continental and Delta all serve San Diego.

When to book the cheapest flights to San Diego

San Diego may not have the sun and beach weather like Los Angeles does, but this city certainly enjoys its share of good weather. Think of it as mild Mediterranean. If you’re after the cheapest flights to San Diego, book at least 4-5 months in advance.

  • Peak season: Summer, from July to September.
  • Low season: Springtime tends to be mostly cloudy.
  • Flight duration

    A non-stop flight to San Diego from New York takes 6 hours.

    Experience San Diego: sights, tours and activities

    San Diego is definitely the more relaxed and calmer version of its sister Los Angeles further north. With great beaches and top attractions like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, what more could you want under the Californian sun?

    Essentials in San Diego

    Balboa Park: Think of this place as the heart of San Diego. Its campus of museums, parks, gardens, arboretums, neo-classical Spanish architecture and more will definitely give you something to write home about. The famous San Diego Zoo is also located here, with over 100 acres of displays.

    SeaWorld: There is one big fellow here that deserves a hello and that’s Shamu, probably the most famous killer whale in the world. SeaWorld opened here in 1964 and you can easily spend an entire day here playing with dolphins, feeding the sea lions and giving Shamu a high-five.

    La Jolla: Welcome to upscale San Diego! This beach neighborhood is home to the University of California’s San Diego campus and some pretty gorgeous scenery. Don’t miss the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

    Visit www.sandiego.org for more info.

    Hotels and accommodation in San Diego

    San Diego’s hotels come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. Downtown, Coronado and Ocean Beach have some luxurious beachside resorts if you’re looking to splurge. For longer stays, why not try a beach cottage or vacation rental?

    San Diego in the Traveler's Edition

    City Guide: For Weekend Trips To San Diego, CA
    11 September 2017

    San Diego boasts sunshine, beaches, amazing food and plenty of attractions for all ages. What's not to love? If you're looking for a long weekend destination that packs a punch, this is the place. Hit the beach, see the pandas and don't forget to eat.

    The Best Places To Go Whale Watching In The US
    25 August 2017

    Catching sight of a whale in the wild is one of the most thrilling wildlife experiences you can have. With two coasts, there are plenty of opportunities to go whale watching in the US, so we've rounded up the very best spots, from Alaska to Big Sur on the west coast and Long Island in New York.

    7 Reasons To Visit San Diego
    3 May 2017

    Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, San Diego boasts a warm climate, relaxed atmosphere and plenty to see and do. Discover the best of the city with these 7 reasons why we think it's time to book those flights to San Diego.

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    outbound: Oct 25, 2017
    1 stop (22h47m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Nov 1, 2017
    1 stop (19h20m)
    Frontier Airlines