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

Popular flights from San Diego to Washington

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 8, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $428
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $428
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $383
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $406
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $406
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $318
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $384
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $359
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $359

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 $339.

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 $1,789 $404
7-14 days $393 $348
14-21 days $393 $348
21-30 days $389 $308
30-60 days $391 $308
60-90 days $502 $316
90+ days $391 $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
$316 $358 $348 $308 $318 $308 $422

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
May San Diego Washington Frontier 5/18/16 5/24/16 1 $348
June San Diego Washington Frontier 6/2/16 6/7/16 1 $308
July San Diego Washington Frontier 7/28/16 8/7/16 1 $404
August San Diego Washington Frontier 8/26/16 8/27/16 1 $261
September San Diego Washington Frontier 9/21/16 9/28/16 1 $244
October San Diego Washington Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $328
November San Diego Washington Virgin America 11/11/16 11/13/16 1 $400
December San Diego Washington Virgin America 12/7/16 12/13/16 1 $381

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,152
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,152 $398
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$398 $469
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$469 $398
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$398 $398
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$398

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 $380.

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 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 06:41 22:15

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 $183.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Washington is $380.

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 54 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: Denver, CO

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 LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX 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
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 ORD X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest BNA 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 $382
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $275
San Diego to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $305
San Diego to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $225
Ontario to Washington American, Alaska, United $270
Santa Ana to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $279
Burbank to Washington American, Alaska, United $388
Long Beach to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $355
Santa Barbara to Washington American, Alaska, United $450
Palm Springs to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $403
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $210
Palomar to WashingtonCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $226
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $142
Los Angeles to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $285
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $237
Ontario to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $335
Los Angeles to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $253
Santa Ana to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $274
Burbank to Baltimore American, United $371
Long Beach to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $328
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $322
Ontario to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $273
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
Long Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $287
Los Angeles to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $356
Los Angeles to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $377
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, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet, Great Lakes $360
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Washington, DC, United States, from $261 Round trip from SAN to WAS