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outbound: Aug 26, 2017
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return: Sep 2, 2017
1 stop (7h19m)
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outbound: Sep 25, 2017
direct (2h15m)
Southwest Airlines
return: Oct 2, 2017
direct (2h10m)
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outbound: Jul 30, 2017
1 stop (20h40m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Aug 9, 2017
direct (4h58m)
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Oct 24, 2017
direct (1h23m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Oct 31, 2017
direct (1h15m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Oct 24, 2017
direct (2h22m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Oct 31, 2017
direct (2h21m)
Spirit Airlines
outbound: Oct 24, 2017
1 stop (4h21m)
American Airlines
return: Oct 31, 2017
1 stop (4h53m)
American Airlines
outbound: Aug 19, 2017
1 stop (14h45m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Aug 25, 2017
direct (5h18m)
JetBlue
outbound: Aug 19, 2017
1 stop (9h38m)
United Airlines
return: Aug 25, 2017
direct (7h34m)
United Airlines
outbound: Aug 19, 2017
direct (6h06m)
American Airlines
return: Aug 25, 2017
1 stop (8h26m)
American Airlines
outbound: Aug 19, 2017
direct (6h20m)
Delta Air Lines
return: Aug 25, 2017
1 stop (7h32m)
Delta Air Lines
outbound: Aug 19, 2017
1 stop (12h24m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Aug 25, 2017
1 stop (14h26m)
Spirit Airlines
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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 23, 2017
    direct (4h22m)
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    return: Sep 30, 2017
    direct (4h06m)
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    outbound: Oct 24, 2017
    direct (2h22m)
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    return: Oct 31, 2017
    direct (2h21m)
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    outbound: Aug 25, 2017
    1 stop (3h25m)
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    return: Sep 1, 2017
    1 stop (5h38m)
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    outbound: Jun 29, 2017
    direct (1h09m)
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    return: Jul 6, 2017
    direct (1h15m)
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    outbound: Aug 25, 2017
    direct (1h25m)
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    return: Sep 1, 2017
    direct (1h24m)
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    outbound: Aug 5, 2017
    1 stop (14h34m)
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    return: Aug 15, 2017
    1 stop (7h35m)
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    outbound: Sep 25, 2017
    direct (2h40m)
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    return: Oct 2, 2017
    direct (2h53m)
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    outbound: Oct 24, 2017
    direct (1h31m)
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    return: Oct 31, 2017
    direct (1h41m)
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    outbound: Aug 11, 2017
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    return: Aug 14, 2017
    direct (1h22m)
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    outbound: Oct 24, 2017
    1 stop (5h14m)
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    return: Oct 31, 2017
    direct (3h37m)
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    outbound: Sep 1, 2017
    1 stop (7h36m)
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    return: Sep 7, 2017
    1 stop (6h55m)
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    outbound: Aug 31, 2017
    direct (3h01m)
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    return: Sep 7, 2017
    direct (2h53m)
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    outbound: Jul 2, 2017
    1 stop (18h36m)
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    return: Jul 7, 2017
    1 stop (15h11m)
    Spirit Airlines
    outbound: Jul 29, 2017
    1 stop (8h35m)
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    return: Aug 13, 2017
    1 stop (9h11m)
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    outbound: Aug 19, 2017
    1 stop (14h45m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Aug 25, 2017
    direct (5h18m)
    JetBlue
    outbound: Jul 30, 2017
    1 stop (9h12m)
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    return: Aug 10, 2017
    1 stop (7h30m)
    Alaska Airlines
    outbound: Jul 18, 2017
    1 stop (10h04m)
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    return: Jul 25, 2017
    1 stop (11h22m)
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    outbound: Jul 13, 2017
    direct (5h01m)
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    return: Jul 17, 2017
    direct (5h)
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    outbound: Jul 12, 2017
    1 stop (6h59m)
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    return: Jul 16, 2017
    1 stop (6h26m)
    Frontier Airlines
    outbound: Jun 30, 2017
    1 stop (7h16m)
    Frontier Airlines
    return: Jul 5, 2017
    1 stop (8h12m)
    Frontier Airlines