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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, CA, United States - LAX to SAN Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 1:18 PM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to San Diego Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 1:18 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
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $278
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $278
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $278
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 $278
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $278
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 $157
Jul 26, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $157
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $157
Sep 16, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $157
Sep 17, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $157
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 22, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $157
Jul 23, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $157
Jul 24, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $157
Jul 24, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $157
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $157

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 $157.

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 $587 $586
7-14 days $182 $309
14-21 days $182 $371
21-30 days $157 $260
30-60 days $157 $249
60-90 days $157 $239
90+ days $172 $275

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
$157 $157 $157 $157 $157 $157 $157

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
June Los Angeles San Diego Alaska 6/28/16 6/29/16 1 $586
July Los Angeles San Diego American 7/25/16 8/7/16 0 $157
August Los Angeles San Diego United 8/1/16 8/8/16 0 $157
September Los Angeles San Diego American 9/16/16 10/1/16 0 $157
October Los Angeles San Diego American 10/12/16 10/15/16 0 $177
November Los Angeles San Diego American 11/9/16 11/23/16 0 $177
December Los Angeles San Diego American 12/7/16 12/14/16 0 $177
January Los Angeles San Diego American 1/18/17 1/21/17 0 $172

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
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$235
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$235
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$157
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$157

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 $294.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is $197.

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 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 08:08 22:35
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 08:15 21:45
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:16 22:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego is $93.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is $197.

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 117 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 35% 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

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX to SAN) Number of flights searched: 42Last modified: Jun 25, 2016 1:18 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego.

Los Angeles to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

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 $75
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $259
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $117
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Los Angeles to PalomarCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $359
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $183
Los Angeles to Ontario American, Alaska, United $270

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $525

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to San Diego American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $881
San Diego to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $819
Ontario to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $571
Burbank to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $2,509
Santa Ana to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $3,417
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, CA, United States, from $157 Round trip from LAX to SAN