When to find the cheapest flights to San Diego

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outbound: Sep 2, 2017
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Frontier Airlines
return: Sep 9, 2017
direct (5h)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Aug 28, 2017
1 stop (17h22m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Sep 4, 2017
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Alaska Airlines
outbound: Aug 28, 2017
1 stop (10h59m)
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return: Sep 4, 2017
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outbound: Sep 29, 2017
direct (3h18m)
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return: Oct 6, 2017
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outbound: Oct 21, 2017
direct (1h23m)
Virgin America
return: Oct 28, 2017
direct (1h26m)
Virgin America
outbound: Oct 21, 2017
direct (1h23m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Oct 28, 2017
direct (1h26m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Sep 30, 2017
direct (4h12m)
American Airlines
return: Oct 2, 2017
direct (3h55m)
American Airlines
outbound: Oct 17, 2017
direct (6h09m)
JetBlue
return: Oct 21, 2017
direct (5h20m)
JetBlue
outbound: Oct 17, 2017
1 stop (7h45m)
American Airlines
return: Oct 21, 2017
1 stop (7h24m)
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 11, 2017
1 stop (3h35m)
Southwest Airlines
return: Sep 13, 2017
direct (1h45m)
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outbound: Aug 25, 2017
direct (4h57m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Aug 28, 2017
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outbound: Sep 14, 2017
direct (4h55m)
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return: Sep 18, 2017
direct (4h55m)
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outbound: Sep 14, 2017
direct (4h57m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Sep 18, 2017
direct (5h03m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Sep 14, 2017
1 stop (8h11m)
United Airlines
return: Sep 18, 2017
direct (5h03m)
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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

    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.

    So Spooktacular! Top 10 Most Haunted Places in the US
    26 October 2016

    Looking for a little fright in time for Halloween? Book a trip to one of these places, if you dare. Said to be the most haunted places in the US, discover the secrets of these historic hotels, ships, plantations and more!

    Seaworld to phase out killer whale display in San Diego
    10 November 2015

    Seaworld caves to pressures and critics surrounding their orca whale shows and announces that they will come to an end in 2017.

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    outbound: Sep 2, 2017
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    outbound: Sep 18, 2017
    1 stop (4h32m)
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    return: Sep 19, 2017
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    outbound: Aug 30, 2017
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    outbound: Oct 21, 2017
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    return: Oct 28, 2017
    direct (1h26m)
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    outbound: Oct 21, 2017
    1 stop (6h19m)
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    return: Oct 28, 2017
    1 stop (5h33m)
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    outbound: Dec 22, 2017
    direct (1h30m)
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    return: Dec 29, 2017
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    outbound: Dec 20, 2017
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    return: Dec 27, 2017
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    outbound: Dec 22, 2017
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    return: Dec 29, 2017
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    outbound: Oct 27, 2017
    1 stop (18h23m)
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    return: Oct 29, 2017
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    outbound: Aug 27, 2017
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    return: Sep 3, 2017
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    outbound: Oct 1, 2017
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    outbound: Sep 5, 2017
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    return: Sep 12, 2017
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    outbound: Oct 17, 2017
    direct (6h09m)
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    return: Oct 21, 2017
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    outbound: Sep 29, 2017
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    return: Oct 6, 2017
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    outbound: Sep 1, 2017
    1 stop (31h14m)
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    return: Sep 5, 2017
    1 stop (24h57m)
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    outbound: Aug 24, 2017
    direct (5h30m)
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    return: Aug 27, 2017
    direct (5h03m)
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    outbound: Aug 24, 2017
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    return: Aug 27, 2017
    1 stop (20h44m)
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    outbound: Sep 2, 2017
    direct (4h58m)
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    return: Sep 9, 2017
    direct (5h)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Aug 30, 2017
    1 stop (7h15m)
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    return: Sep 5, 2017
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    Frontier Airlines