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Cheap Flights from Houston to San Diego, CA, United States - HOU to SAN

Popular flights from Houston to San Diego

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
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $428
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 21, 2016 $264
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 21, 2016 May 23, 2016 $187
May 29, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $187
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $187
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $187
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $187
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $244

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 $200.

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 $370 $331
7-14 days $247 $242
14-21 days $187 $242
21-30 days $187 $263
30-60 days $187 $244
60-90 days $256 $263
90+ days $237 $263

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
$187 $202 $187 $255 $192 $187 $187

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
May Houston San Diego Spirit 5/21/16 5/23/16 0 $187
June Houston San Diego Spirit 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 $187
July Houston San Diego Spirit 7/13/16 7/19/16 0 $257
August Houston San Diego Spirit 8/25/16 8/28/16 0 $237
September Houston San Diego Spirit 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 $237
October Houston San Diego Spirit 10/6/16 10/10/16 0 $237
November Houston San Diego Spirit 11/11/16 11/16/16 0 $237
December Houston San Diego American 12/18/16 12/22/16 1 $446

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$377
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$377 $187
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$187 $272
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$272 $187
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$187 $270
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$270

TIPSave $107 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 $315.

The average price for non-stop flights from Houston to San Diego is $235.

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 21:05 21:05
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 09:04 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 $157.

The average price for round trip flights from Houston to San Diego is $288.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Austin to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $255
San Antonio to San Diego American, Alaska, United $302
Killeen to San Diego American, Alaska, United $449
Corpus Christi to San Diego American, Alaska, United $392
Waco to San Diego American, Alaska, United $373
Tyler to San Diego American, Alaska $459
Lake Charles to San Diego American, United $452
College Station to San Diego American, Alaska, United $452
Houston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $157
Houston to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $84
Austin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $212
San Antonio to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $227
Houston to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $541
Houston to Santa Ana American, United $187
Houston to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $271
Houston to Ontario American, Alaska, United $246
San Antonio to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $490
Houston to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
Houston to PalomarCheck Dates
San Antonio to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Austin to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $108
Houston to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $428
Houston to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $429
Houston to Burbank American, United $368
Houston to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $267
Austin to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $275
San Antonio to PalomarCheck Dates
Austin to PalomarCheck Dates
Houston to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United $127
Houston to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $171

Airlines Flying from Houston to San Diego (HOU to SAN)

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 X
Alaska SEA / PDX X X X X X
Delta MSP 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 PHX 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 28 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 41 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 82% 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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