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outbound: Sep 30, 2018
1 stop (23h25m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Oct 7, 2018
1 stop (25h42m)
Spirit Airlines
outbound: Sep 30, 2018
direct (48m)
American Airlines
return: Oct 7, 2018
direct (53m)
American Airlines
outbound: Sep 30, 2018
direct (51m)
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return: Oct 7, 2018
direct (1h04m)
United Airlines
outbound: Sep 30, 2018
direct (51m)
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return: Oct 7, 2018
direct (53m)
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outbound: Sep 29, 2018
direct (56m)
Delta Air Lines
return: Sep 29, 2018
direct (54m)
Delta Air Lines
outbound: Sep 30, 2018
1 stop (8h16m)
Frontier Airlines
return: Sep 30, 2018
1 stop (11h45m)
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outbound: Mar 1, 2019
1 stop (16h13m)
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return: Mar 8, 2019
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JetBlue
outbound: Dec 20, 2018
1 stop (7h07m)
United Airlines
return: Dec 28, 2018
1 stop (8h56m)
United Airlines
outbound: Dec 20, 2018
direct (4h35m)
Alaska Airlines
return: Dec 28, 2018
direct (5h26m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Dec 20, 2018
1 stop (9h)
Delta Air Lines
return: Dec 28, 2018
direct (5h26m)
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Oct 24, 2018
1 stop (6h44m)
Spirit Airlines
return: Oct 27, 2018
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outbound: Nov 15, 2018
direct (4h35m)
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return: Nov 20, 2018
direct (5h22m)
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outbound: Nov 3, 2018
1 stop (12h23m)
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return: Nov 7, 2018
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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Nov 3, 2018
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United Airlines
return: Nov 7, 2018
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United Airlines
outbound: Nov 3, 2018
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Alaska Airlines
return: Nov 7, 2018
1 stop (10h53m)
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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?

    Before you go to San Diego

    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 4, 2018
    direct (2h25m)
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    return: Oct 8, 2018
    direct (2h22m)
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    outbound: Sep 27, 2018
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    return: Oct 4, 2018
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    outbound: Dec 15, 2018
    direct (4h56m)
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    return: Dec 21, 2018
    1 stop (7h34m)
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    outbound: Oct 11, 2018
    direct (3h15m)
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    return: Oct 13, 2018
    direct (3h)
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    outbound: Nov 28, 2018
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    return: Dec 5, 2018
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    outbound: Nov 7, 2018
    1 stop (4h15m)
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    return: Nov 14, 2018
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    outbound: Nov 28, 2018
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    return: Dec 5, 2018
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    outbound: Sep 30, 2018
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    return: Oct 7, 2018
    1 stop (25h42m)
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    outbound: Nov 12, 2018
    1 stop (16h48m)
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    return: Nov 17, 2018
    direct (4h26m)
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