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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Phoenix, AZ, United States - SAN to PHX Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:39 AM

Popular flights from San Diego to Phoenix Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:39 AM

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
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $249
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $249
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $249
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $249
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $249
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $177
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $194

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 $246.

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 $404 $408
7-14 days $288 $305
14-21 days $249 $266
21-30 days $249 $257
30-60 days $249 $267
60-90 days $199 $216
90+ days $177 $194

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
$259 $199 $249 $249 $249 $259 $257

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 5/26/16 6/2/16 0 $404
June San Diego Phoenix American 6/15/16 6/18/16 0 $249
July San Diego Phoenix American 7/13/16 7/13/16 0 $249
August San Diego Phoenix American 8/23/16 8/27/16 0 $199
September San Diego Phoenix American 9/20/16 9/21/16 0 $177
October San Diego Phoenix American 10/19/16 10/27/16 0 $199
November San Diego Phoenix American 11/16/16 11/24/16 0 $199
December San Diego Phoenix American 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $221

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$369
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$369 $327
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$327 $249
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$249 $269
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$269 $269
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$269

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 $271.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $224.

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 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 06:25 21:20

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 $125.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $221.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Santa Ana to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $147
Ontario to Phoenix American $117
Burbank to Phoenix American $183
Long Beach to Phoenix American, United $147
Santa Barbara to Phoenix American, United $279
Palm Springs to Phoenix American $167
Yuma to Phoenix American $229
Palomar to PhoenixCheck Dates
Tijuana to Phoenix American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $882
Mexicali to Phoenix American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $946
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $157
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $98
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Los Angeles to Tucson American, Alaska, United $143
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
San Diego to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $204
Los Angeles to Grand Canyon American, Alaska, United $268
Los Angeles to San Diego American, Alaska, United $211
Los Angeles to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $167
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 $107
San Diego to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $149
Long Beach to Las Vegas JetBlue, United $102
Los Angeles to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, United $174

Airlines Flying from San Diego to Phoenix (SAN to PHX) Number of flights searched: 158Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:39 AM

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 SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SEA 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 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 19 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 41 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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