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Cheap Flights from Houston to San Diego, CA, United States - HOU to SAN Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 PM

Popular flights from Houston to San Diego Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $553
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $553
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $362
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $362
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $362
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $362
Sep 22, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 $362
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $379
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $197
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $197
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $197
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $197
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $197
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $345
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $345
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $345
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $345

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Houston to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $219.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Houston to San Diego based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Houston to San Diego

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Houston to San Diego should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $357 $390
7-14 days $217 $330
14-21 days $222 $320
21-30 days $217 $320
30-60 days $217 $310
60-90 days $197 $310
90+ days $197 $310

Cheapest Day To Fly from Houston to San Diego

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Houston to San Diego.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$217 $197 $197 $217 $222 $227 $252

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Houston to San Diego

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Houston to San Diego.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Houston San Diego Spirit 6/13/16 6/24/16 0 $217
July Houston San Diego Spirit 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $217
August Houston San Diego Spirit 8/2/16 8/9/16 0 $197
September Houston San Diego Spirit 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 $197
October Houston San Diego Spirit 10/21/16 10/24/16 0 $197
November Houston San Diego United 11/17/16 11/21/16 0 $345
December Houston San Diego Spirit 12/5/16 12/8/16 0 $197
February Houston San Diego United 2/16/17 2/19/17 0 $440

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Houston to San Diego

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Houston to San Diego.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$427
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$427 $283
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$283 $247
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$247 $232
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$232 $293
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$293
TIPSave $48 by flying into Los Angeles instead of San Diego from Houston

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN)

Your Houston to San Diego flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Houston to San Diego is $397.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to San Diego is $271.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Houston to San Diego.

Nonstop Flight Details from Houston to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:20 21:20
United 5 7 7 7 5 5 5 09:00 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Houston to San Diego. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Houston to San Diego is $194.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to San Diego is $372.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $258
San Antonio to San Diego American, Alaska, United $304
Killeen to San Diego American, Alaska, United $372
Corpus Christi to San Diego American, Alaska, United $356
Waco to San Diego American, Alaska $547
Tyler to San Diego American, Alaska $336
Lake Charles to San Diego American, United $392
College Station to San Diego American, Alaska, United $392
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $194
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $126
Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $257
San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228
Houston to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $485
Houston to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $267
Houston to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $299
Houston to Ontario American, Alaska, United $440
San Antonio to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $417
Houston to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $188
Houston to PalomarCheck Dates
San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $118
Austin to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $114
Houston to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $388
Houston to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $405
Houston to Burbank American, United $392
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $258
Austin to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $286
San Antonio to PalomarCheck Dates
Austin to PalomarCheck Dates
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $157
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $177

Airlines Flying from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN) Number of flights searched: 209Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:13 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Houston to San Diego with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Houston to San Diego.

Houston to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X
Alaska SEA / STS X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / LAX X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit LAS X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest AUS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Houston and San Diego, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Houston to San Diego Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Houston to San Diego?
Answer: The average Houston to San Diego flight time is 3 hours and 14 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Houston and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Houston to San Diego is 1300 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Houston to San Diego?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Houston to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Houston to San Diego?
Answer: United Airlines provides 83% of the non-stop flights between Houston and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Houston to San Diego?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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