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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, CA, United States - LAX to SAN Last modified: Jul 24, 2016 1:22 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to San Diego Last modified: Jul 24, 2016 1:22 AM

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
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Thu 8/18
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SANLAX
Sun 8/21
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$213
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Alaska
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Fri 8/19
nonstop
SANLAX
Mon 8/22
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$213
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Alaska
LAXSAN
Mon 8/22
nonstop
SANLAX
Mon 8/29
nonstop
$213
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Alaska
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Fri 8/26
nonstop
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Mon 8/29
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$213
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Alaska
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Thu 9/15
nonstop
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Sun 9/18
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$213
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American
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Sun 8/14
nonstop
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Sun 8/21
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$213
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American
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Thu 8/18
nonstop
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Sun 8/21
nonstop
$213
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American
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Thu 8/18
nonstop
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Mon 8/22
nonstop
$213
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American
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Fri 8/19
nonstop
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Mon 8/22
nonstop
$213
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American
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Sat 8/20
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Sat 8/27
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$213
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United
LAXSAN
Sun 8/14
nonstop
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Sun 8/21
nonstop
$213
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United
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Thu 8/18
nonstop
SANLAX
Sun 8/21
nonstop
$213
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United
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Thu 8/18
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Mon 8/22
nonstop
$213
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United
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Fri 8/19
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Mon 8/22
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$213
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United
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Mon 8/22
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Mon 8/29
nonstop
$213
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $214.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $232 $364
7-14 days $248 $267
14-21 days $213 $259
21-30 days $213 $222
30-60 days $213 $222
60-90 days $213 $247
90+ days $213 $214

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$213 $215 $216 $213 $213 $213 $213

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Los Angeles San Diego American 7/26/16 8/12/16 0 $232
August Los Angeles San Diego American 8/14/16 8/21/16 0 $213
September Los Angeles San Diego American 9/2/16 9/4/16 0 $213
October Los Angeles San Diego American 10/6/16 10/10/16 0 $213
November Los Angeles San Diego American 11/11/16 11/19/16 0 $213
December Los Angeles San Diego American 12/2/16 12/4/16 0 $213
January Los Angeles San Diego American 1/4/17 1/9/17 0 $213
February Los Angeles San Diego American 2/25/17 3/2/17 0 $217

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$363
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$363 $285
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$285 $248
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$248 $213
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$213 $213
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$213

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX to SAN)

Your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego is $252.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is $213.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 08:08 22:35
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 08:15 21:45
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 06:05 22:30

Los Angeles to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to San Diego flight time is 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to San Diego is 108 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego?
Answer: There are 111 direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to San Diego?
Answer: American Airlines provides 37% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to San Diego?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $71
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $257
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $111
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to PalomarCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $67
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Los Angeles to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $302
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $167
Los Angeles to OntarioCheck Dates

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, Spirit, United, Volaris $533

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to San Diego American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $687
San Diego to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $779
Ontario to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $503
Burbank to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $3,480
Santa Ana to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $576
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, CA, United States, from $213 Round trip from LAX to SAN