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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to San Diego - PHX to SAN

Popular flights from Phoenix to San Diego

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 $301
May 25, 2016 May 26, 2016 $301
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $215
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $228

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Phoenix to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $229.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $338 $346
7-14 days $288 $290
14-21 days $243 $251
21-30 days $238 $246
30-60 days $215 $228
60-90 days $220 $237
90+ days $225 $233

Cheapest Day To Fly from Phoenix to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$237 $215 $220 $237 $237 $220 $243

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Phoenix to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Phoenix San Diego American 2/26/16 3/12/16 0 $243
March Phoenix San Diego American 3/22/16 3/23/16 0 $215
April Phoenix San Diego American 4/16/16 4/18/16 0 $220
May Phoenix San Diego American 5/16/16 5/23/16 0 $225
June Phoenix San Diego American 6/1/16 6/5/16 0 $238
July Phoenix San Diego American 7/27/16 8/2/16 0 $238
August Phoenix San Diego American 8/22/16 8/28/16 0 $270
September Phoenix San Diego American 9/30/16 10/3/16 0 $269

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$363
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$363 $321
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$321 $247
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$247 $243
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$243 $243
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$243

TIPSave $141 by flying into Los Angeles instead of San Diego from Phoenix

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX to SAN)

Your Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego is $278.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to San Diego is $215.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Phoenix to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 7 7 7 7 08:46 23:57

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego is $149.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to San Diego is $248.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to San Diego Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, American $238
Grand Canyon to San Diego$280
Yuma to San Diego United, US Airways $313
Prescott to San Diego United, Frontier Check Dates
Mexicali to San Diego AeroMexico $830
Phoenix to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit $81
Phoenix to Las Vegas United, Delta, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit $193
Tucson to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American $115
Phoenix to Tijuana AeroMexico $1,035
Phoenix to Ontario Alaska, United, US Airways $206
Phoenix to Santa Ana Alaska, United, US Airways, AirTran $209
Phoenix to PalomarCheck Dates
Phoenix to Burbank Alaska, US Airways $214
Phoenix to Long Beach Alaska, US Airways $171
Phoenix to San Francisco Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Frontier, AirTran $87
Mexicali to Tijuana$529
Phoenix to Palm Springs Alaska, United, US Airways $165
Tucson to Tijuana$769
Phoenix to Denver Alaska, Delta, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $79
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $75
Tucson to Las Vegas United, Delta, US Airways, American $210
Tucson to PalomarCheck Dates
Phoenix to Chicago Alaska, Delta, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $87
Grand Canyon to Los Angeles$284
Phoenix to New York United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier, AirTran $230
Prescott to Los Angeles United, Great Lakes, Frontier $342
Yuma to Los Angeles United, US Airways $296
Tucson to Santa Ana Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, AirTran $258
Phoenix to Seattle Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier $227
Phoenix to Oakland Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit $130

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX to SAN)

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

Phoenix to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Spirit DFW 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 SJC X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Phoenix to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Phoenix to San Diego?
Answer: The average Phoenix to San Diego flight time is an hour and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Phoenix and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Phoenix to San Diego is 303 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Phoenix to San Diego?
Answer: There are 36 direct flights from Phoenix to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Phoenix to San Diego?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Phoenix to San Diego?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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