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Cheap Flights from San Diego to Washington, DC, United States - SAN to WAS Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:49 PM

Popular flights from San Diego to Washington Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:49 PM

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 21, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 $503
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $404
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $240
Sep 24, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $240
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $385
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $385
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $318
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $318
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $393
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $393
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $393
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $393
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $393
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $380

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 $306.

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 $1,428 $404
7-14 days $692 $318
14-21 days $525 $318
21-30 days $525 $318
30-60 days $511 $324
60-90 days $393 $257
90+ days $393 $240

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
$313 $318 $274 $274 $257 $339 $364

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
June San Diego Washington Sun Country 6/14/16 6/28/16 1 $318
July San Diego Washington Frontier 7/5/16 7/20/16 1 $324
August San Diego Washington Frontier 8/19/16 8/23/16 1 $257
September San Diego Washington Frontier 9/17/16 9/20/16 1 $240
October San Diego Washington Frontier 10/15/16 10/22/16 1 $244
November San Diego Washington Virgin America 11/10/16 11/15/16 1 $386
December San Diego Washington Virgin America 12/2/16 12/5/16 1 $381
January San Diego Washington Virgin America 1/18/17 1/23/17 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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,557
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,557 $1,163
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,163 $698
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$698 $555
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$555 $531
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$531

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 $400.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to Washington is $393.

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 3 3 06:15 22:00

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 $193.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Washington is $399.

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 58 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 21 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: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Diego to Washington (SAN to WAS) Number of flights searched: 332Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:49 PM

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 SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue JFK X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta LAX / DTW X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO 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 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, Spirit, United $384
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $345
San Diego to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $262
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $197

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $238
Ontario to Washington American, Alaska, United $304
Santa Ana to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $304
Burbank to Washington American, Alaska, United $334
Long Beach to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $312
Santa Barbara to Washington American, Alaska, United $432
Palm Springs to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $420
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Palomar to WashingtonCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $237
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $179
Los Angeles to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $259
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
Ontario to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $304
Los Angeles to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $304
Santa Ana to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $304
Burbank to Baltimore American, United $294
Long Beach to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $435
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $254
Ontario to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Long Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $330
Los Angeles to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $355
Los Angeles to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $279
Los Angeles to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $244

Cheap International Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Washington, DC, United States, from $240 Round trip from SAN to WAS