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Cheap Flights from New York to San Diego, CA, United States - NYC to SAN Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:31 PM

Popular flights from New York to San Diego Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:31 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
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $487
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $360
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $360
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $360
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $360
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $360
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $396
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $396
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $364
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $364
Jun 12, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $364
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $364
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $380
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 9, 2016 $380
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $380
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $380
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $380
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $349
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $349
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $349
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $349
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $349

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New York to San Diego (NYC to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $362.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from New York to San Diego (NYC to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New York 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 New York to San Diego

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $630 $499
7-14 days $412 $364
14-21 days $373 $364
21-30 days $373 $371
30-60 days $407 $377
60-90 days $360 $354
90+ days $360 $349

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$363 $354 $360 $364 $363 $363 $364

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New York to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May New York San Diego United 5/29/16 6/11/16 1 $557
June New York San Diego Sun Country 6/9/16 6/15/16 1 $364
July New York San Diego American 7/13/16 7/20/16 1 $377
August New York San Diego Virgin America 8/23/16 8/30/16 1 $354
September New York San Diego Virgin America 9/7/16 9/21/16 1 $349
October New York San Diego Virgin America 10/4/16 10/5/16 1 $349
November New York San Diego Virgin America 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $349
December New York San Diego Virgin America 12/3/16 12/6/16 1 $354

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$735
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$735 $451
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$451 $373
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$373 $469
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$469 $510
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$510

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New York to San Diego (NYC to SAN)

Your New York 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 New York to San Diego is $430.

The average price for non-stop flights from New York to San Diego is $1,165.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New York to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 17:25 20:05
JetBlue 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:49 16:59
Delta 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:05 19:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from New York to San Diego (NYC 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 New York 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 New York to San Diego is $203.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to San Diego is $424.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $294
Philadelphia to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $262
Baltimore to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $384
Newark to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $349
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $253
Hartford to San Diego American, Alaska, United $389
Providence to San Diego American, United $356
Manchester to San Diego American, United $418
Syracuse to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $406
Albany to San Diego American, Alaska, United $420
Harrisburg to San Diego American, Alaska, United $430
Long Island MacArthur to San Diego American, United $436
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to San Diego American, United $347
Westchester County to San Diego American, Alaska, United $403
Newburgh to San DiegoCheck Dates
Atlantic City to San DiegoCheck Dates
New Haven to San Diego American $488
Wilkes - Barre to San Diego American, United $432
Ithaca to San Diego American, United $498
Binghamton to San Diego American, United $469
Salisbury - Ocean City to San Diego American $551
Elmira - Corning to San Diego American $487
Williamsport to San Diego American $459
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $241
Boston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $250
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $332
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $284
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $235
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $253
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $114

Airlines Flying from New York to San Diego (NYC to SAN) Number of flights searched: 304Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:31 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from New York 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 New York to San Diego.

New York to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue FLL X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

New York to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New York to San Diego?
Answer: The average New York to San Diego flight time is 6 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New York and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from New York to San Diego is 2439 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to San Diego?
Answer: There are 48 direct flights from New York to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New York to San Diego?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 41% of the non-stop flights between New York and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York to San Diego?
Answer: Detroit, MI
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