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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Washington, DC, United States - SAN to WAS

Popular flights from San Diego to Washington

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
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $396
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $385
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $385
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $236
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 17, 2016 $409
May 8, 2016 May 17, 2016 $409
May 9, 2016 May 18, 2016 $409
May 10, 2016 May 19, 2016 $409
May 17, 2016 May 25, 2016 $409
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $318
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $375
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 21, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 $339

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $265.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $425
7-14 days $393 $328
14-21 days $393 $278
21-30 days $380 $378
30-60 days $377 $273
60-90 days $377 $236
90+ days $381 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$261 $236 $252 $261 $261 $244 $343

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Diego Washington Frontier 2/25/16 2/29/16 1 $328
March San Diego Washington Frontier 3/30/16 4/3/16 1 $273
April San Diego Washington Frontier 4/19/16 4/27/16 1 $236
May San Diego Washington Frontier 5/3/16 5/10/16 1 $244
June San Diego Washington Virgin America 6/2/16 6/5/16 1 $372
July San Diego Washington Frontier 7/27/16 8/2/16 1 $371
August San Diego Washington Frontier 8/3/16 8/8/16 1 $356
September San Diego Washington Virgin America 9/7/16 9/9/16 1 $386

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

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 Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,153
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$1,153 $423
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$423 $393
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$393 $380
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$380 $474
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$474

TIPSave $67 by flying into Newark instead of Washington from San Diego

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS)

Your San Diego to Washington 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 Washington is $366.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Washington is $841.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 06:15 22:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS)

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 Washington. 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 Washington is $180.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Washington is $366.

San Diego to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to Washington?
Answer: The average San Diego to Washington flight time is 4 hours and 53 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and Washington?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Washington is 2247 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Washington?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from San Diego to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to Washington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Washington?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS)

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

San Diego to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $328
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
San Diego to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $268
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $217
Ontario to Washington American, Alaska, United $257
Santa Ana to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $255
Burbank to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $259
Long Beach to Washington American, JetBlue, United $310
Santa Barbara to Washington American, Alaska, United $284
Palm Springs to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $294
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $208
Palomar to WashingtonCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $171
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $115
Los Angeles to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $187
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Ontario to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $261
Los Angeles to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $252
Santa Ana to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $254
Burbank to Baltimore American, United $250
Long Beach to Baltimore American, JetBlue, United $258
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $238
Ontario to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $216
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $78
Long Beach to New York American, JetBlue $277
Los Angeles to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $340
Los Angeles to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $247
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $189

Cheap International Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, Sunwing, WestJet $342
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Washington, DC, United States, from $236 Round trip from SAN to WAS