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Flights from Sacramento to San Diego, United States

TIPSave $71 by flying into Los Angeles, California instead of San Diego from Sacramento

Sacramento to San Diego Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 2:35 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,536,692,335 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. Alaska & American frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SMFSAN
Tue 4/18
nonstop
SANSMF
Wed 4/19
nonstop
$137
American
SMFSAN
Sat 5/6
1 stop
SANSMF
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$154
United
SMFSAN
Thu 5/4
1 stop
SANSMF
Sat 5/6
1 stop
$205

How Much is a Flight from Sacramento to San Diego? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $143.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sacramento 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to San Diego? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $287 $389
7-14 days $157 $237
14-21 days $137 $164
21-30 days $137 $214
30-60 days $137 $154
60-90 days $137 $205
90+ days $137 $174

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,550,665,744 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento 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
$147$137$137$147$147$137$147

Compare Flight Prices from Sacramento to San Diego by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sacramento to San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Sacramento San Diego Alaska 3/30/17 4/13/17 0 $340
April Sacramento San Diego Alaska 4/18/17 4/19/17 0 $137
May Sacramento San Diego Alaska 5/3/17 5/6/17 0 $137
June Sacramento San Diego Alaska 6/7/17 6/10/17 0 $137
July Sacramento San Diego Alaska 7/14/17 7/16/17 0 $256
August Sacramento San Diego Alaska 8/26/17 9/3/17 0 $137
September Sacramento San Diego Alaska 9/20/17 9/23/17 0 $137
October Sacramento San Diego Alaska 10/1/17 10/6/17 0 $257

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sacramento to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$470
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$470 $256
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$256 $147
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$147 $137
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$137 $147
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$147

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sacramento to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sacramento to San Diego is $249.

The average price for direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego is $224.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Sacramento to San Diego - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:00 19:12
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 08:59 08:59
Major Airlines 20 21 20 20 20 10 8 05:30 22:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sacramento to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento to San Diego is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to San Diego is $207.

Sacramento to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Sacramento to San Diego?
Answer: The average Sacramento to San Diego flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to San Diego is 422 miles (679 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego?
Answer: There are 90 direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular Sacramento airlines for direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to San Diego?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Sacramento flying to San Diego Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 2:35 -04:00Number of routes searched: 74Number of itineraries searched: 102,925

Wondering which airlines fly out of Sacramento to San Diego? We've gathered the average price of Sacramento 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.

Sacramento to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alaska -
American DFW
American LAX
American ORD
American PHX
Alaska BOI
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SEA
Major Airlines SLC
Hawaiian HNL
United DEN
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO

Sacramento to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sacramento 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 Sacramento - SMF Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 2:35 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap International Flights from Sacramento - SMF Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 2:35 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
Sacramento to Tijuana$428

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 2:35 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Sacramento to San Diego