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United Airlinesoutbound: Nov 22, 2019
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Nov 22, 2019
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American Airlinesoutbound: Dec 10, 2019
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Spirit Airlinesoutbound: Dec 24, 2019
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 18, 2020
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 24, 2019
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jan 18, 2020
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Frontier Airlinesoutbound: Dec 24, 2019
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Frontier Airlinesreturn: Jan 18, 2020
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Delta Air Linesoutbound: Dec 2, 2019
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United Airlinesreturn: Dec 8, 2019
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 26, 2019
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Jan 1, 2020
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American Airlinesoutbound: May 20, 2020
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Delta Air Linesreturn: Jun 9, 2020
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JetBlueoutbound: Mar 16, 2020
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JetBluereturn: Mar 21, 2020
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Alaska Airlinesoutbound: Dec 11, 2019
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Alaska Airlinesreturn: Dec 18, 2019
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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.

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    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?

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