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Flights from Sacramento to San Diego, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:39 AM

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Sacramento to San Diego Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 2:39 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Sacramento to San Diego. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Sacramento to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SMFSAN
Wed 10/12
1 stop
SANSMF
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$212
Select
American
SMFSAN
Sat 10/15
1 stop
SANSMF
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$212
Select
American
SMFSAN
Sat 10/15
1 stop
SANSMF
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$212
Select
American
SMFSAN
Tue 10/18
1 stop
SANSMF
Sat 10/22
1 stop
$212
Select
American
SMFSAN
Tue 10/18
1 stop
SANSMF
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$212
Select
United
SMFSAN
Tue 10/11
1 stop
SANSMF
Thu 10/20
1 stop
$245
Select
Alaska
SMFSAN
Tue 10/11
1 stop
SANSMF
Thu 10/20
1 stop
$329
Select

How Much is a Flight from Sacramento to San Diego?

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 $223.

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 thinking 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?

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 $0 $352
7-14 days $0 $232
14-21 days $0 $212
21-30 days $0 $212
30-60 days $0 $212
60-90 days $0 $232
90+ days $257 $212

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to San Diego

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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
$232 $212 $212 $229 $232 $212 $232

Compare Flight Prices from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Sacramento San Diego United 9/27/16 10/5/16 1 $407
October Sacramento San Diego American 10/12/16 10/15/16 1 $212
November Sacramento San Diego American 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $212
December Sacramento San Diego American 12/6/16 12/9/16 1 $232
January Sacramento San Diego American 1/11/17 1/17/17 1 $212
February Sacramento San Diego United 2/28/17 3/7/17 1 $280
March Sacramento San Diego Alaska 3/17/17 3/20/17 0 $257
April Sacramento San Diego Alaska 4/6/17 4/9/17 0 $257

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sacramento to San Diego

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$491
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$491 $295
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$295 $212
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$212 $212
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$212 $232
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$232

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to San Diego is $263.

The average price for direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego is not available.

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
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 08:55 08:55
Southwest 9 9 9 9 9 7 8 06:55 21:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sacramento 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 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 $222.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to San Diego is $263.

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 26 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 62 direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular Sacramento airlines for direct flights from Sacramento to San Diego?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 96% 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: Sep 26, 2016 2:39 AMNumber of routes searched: 58Number of itineraries searched: 127,525

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
American PHX
American LAX
United SFO
Alaska SEA
Alaska PDX
Delta SLC
United DEN
American DFW
Hawaiian HNL
Alaska -
Alaska BOI
American ORD
JetBlue JFK

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

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $173
Flights from Sacramento to PalomarCheck Dates

Cheap International Flights from Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Tijuana AeroMexico, Volaris $776

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Virgin America $137
Flights from Oakland to San Diego American, Delta, Spirit $134
Flights from San Jose to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $134
Flights from Fresno to San Diego Alaska, United $177
Flights from Reno to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $200
Flights from Monterey to San Diego American, Alaska, United $147
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Diego American, Alaska $197
Flights from Redding to San Diego Alaska $426
Flights from Modesto to San DiegoCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta $132
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Delta, Spirit $90
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $86
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Ana United $117
Flights from Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $177
Flights from San Francisco to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Virgin America $204
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to PalomarCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Long Beach JetBlue, Hawaiian $97
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario United $132
Flights from Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $270
Flights from Santa Rosa to Los Angeles American, Alaska $216
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank United $117
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $81

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN

Cheap Flights from Sacramento to San Diego