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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Phoenix, AZ, United States - SAN to PHX

Popular flights from San Diego to Phoenix

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
May 26, 2016 May 29, 2016 $218
May 28, 2016 May 30, 2016 $218
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $218
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $218
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $218
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 $193
May 13, 2016 May 16, 2016 $193
May 14, 2016 May 15, 2016 $193
May 14, 2016 May 16, 2016 $193
May 15, 2016 May 21, 2016 $193
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $215

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $196.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $213 $269
7-14 days $193 $231
14-21 days $193 $226
21-30 days $193 $220
30-60 days $193 $220
60-90 days $233 $218
90+ days $193 $215

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Phoenix

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$193 $213 $193 $193 $193 $193 $193

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to Phoenix

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Diego Phoenix American 5/13/16 5/15/16 0 $193
June San Diego Phoenix American 6/1/16 6/3/16 0 $193
July San Diego Phoenix United 7/8/16 7/26/16 1 $218
August San Diego Phoenix American 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $193
September San Diego Phoenix American 9/8/16 9/11/16 0 $193
October San Diego Phoenix American 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $215
November San Diego Phoenix American 11/3/16 11/7/16 0 $259
February San Diego Phoenix American 2/3/17 2/5/17 0 $275

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

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 San Diego to Phoenix.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$193
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$193 $193
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$193 $193
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$193 $215
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$215 $220
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$220

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

Your San Diego to Phoenix 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 San Diego to Phoenix is $277.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $205.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to Phoenix
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 06:25 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to Phoenix (SAN to PHX)

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 San Diego to Phoenix. 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 San Diego to Phoenix is $109.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $210.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $75
Santa Ana to Phoenix American, Alaska $196
Ontario to Phoenix American, United $142
Burbank to Phoenix American, United $132
Long Beach to Phoenix American, United $122
Santa Barbara to Phoenix American, United $273
Palm Springs to Phoenix American $181
Yuma to Phoenix American $223
Palomar to PhoenixCheck Dates
Tijuana to Phoenix American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $924
Mexicali to Phoenix American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United Check Dates
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $70
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $274
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $139
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Los Angeles to Tucson American, Alaska, United $143
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $115
San Diego to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United $80
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $237
Los Angeles to Grand Canyon American, Alaska, United $231
Los Angeles to San Diego American, Alaska, United $205
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $156
Los Angeles to Prescott United, Great Lakes $190
Burbank to Las VegasCheck Dates
Santa Ana to Las VegasCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Seattle American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $106
Long Beach to Las Vegas JetBlue, United $96
Los Angeles to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, United $174

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

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

San Diego to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX 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 SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Diego to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: The average San Diego to Phoenix flight time is an hour and 18 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and Phoenix?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Phoenix is 303 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 36 direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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