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Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:15 -04:00

Los Angeles to San Diego Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:15 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Los Angeles to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
LAXSAN
Wed 10/19
nonstop
SANLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$183
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American
LAXSAN
Sat 10/29
nonstop
SANLAX
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$183
Select
American
LAXSAN
Tue 11/1
nonstop
SANLAX
Tue 11/8
nonstop
$183
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American
LAXSAN
Thu 12/15
nonstop
SANLAX
Sun 12/18
nonstop
$183
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United
LAXSAN
Wed 10/19
nonstop
SANLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$183
Select
United
LAXSAN
Sat 10/29
nonstop
SANLAX
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$183
Select
United
LAXSAN
Tue 11/1
nonstop
SANLAX
Tue 11/8
nonstop
$183
Select
United
LAXSAN
Tue 11/29
nonstop
SANLAX
Wed 12/7
nonstop
$183
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United
LAXSAN
Sat 1/21
nonstop
SANLAX
Tue 1/31
nonstop
$183
Select
Alaska
LAXSAN
Thu 10/20
nonstop
SANLAX
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$219
Select
Alaska
LAXSAN
Fri 10/21
nonstop
SANLAX
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$219
Select
Alaska
LAXSAN
Fri 10/21
nonstop
SANLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$219
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Alaska
LAXSAN
Sun 10/23
nonstop
SANLAX
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$219
Select
Alaska
LAXSAN
Mon 10/24
nonstop
SANLAX
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$219
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How Much is a Flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?

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 $191.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Los Angeles to San Diego.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $306 $414
7-14 days $236 $302
14-21 days $183 $239
21-30 days $183 $233
30-60 days $183 $233
60-90 days $183 $259
90+ days $183 $233

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to San Diego

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$201 $183 $183 $183 $201 $183 $201

Compare Flight Prices from Los Angeles to San Diego by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Los Angeles to San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Los Angeles San Diego American 9/30/16 10/2/16 0 $429
October Los Angeles San Diego American 10/19/16 10/26/16 0 $183
November Los Angeles San Diego American 11/1/16 11/8/16 0 $183
December Los Angeles San Diego American 12/15/16 12/18/16 0 $183
January Los Angeles San Diego United 1/21/17 1/31/17 0 $183
February Los Angeles San Diego American 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 $183
March Los Angeles San Diego Alaska 3/2/17 3/11/17 0 $215
April Los Angeles San Diego American 4/21/17 4/21/17 0 $213

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Los Angeles to San Diego. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$369
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$369 $289
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$289 $201
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$201
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$201
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$201

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $285.

The average price for direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is $202.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego - By Carrier
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 21:30
United 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 06:10 23:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is $220.

Los Angeles to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to San Diego flight time is 56 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to San Diego is 108 miles (173 kilometers).
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 are the most popular Los Angeles airlines for direct 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: San Francisco, CA

Airlines in Los Angeles flying to San Diego Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:15 -04:00Number of routes searched: 93Number of itineraries searched: 124,515

Wondering which airlines fly out of Los Angeles to San Diego? We've gathered the average price of Los Angeles airlines with flights to San Diego. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Los Angeles to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Delta -
United -
American PHX
American DEN
American DFW
American ORD
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SJC
Alaska FAT
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Delta SLC
United SFO
United DEN
United IAH
United ORD
Virgin America SEA
Virgin America SFO

Los Angeles to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Los Angeles and San Diego. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, United $127
Flights from Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $212
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $107
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
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Flights from Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $79
Flights from Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Palm Springs United $398
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $177
Flights from Los Angeles to Ontario American, Alaska, United $293

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Tijuana Interjet, AeroMexico, Volaris $474
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