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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to San Diego, CA, United States - SFO to SAN Last modified: Jul 30, 2016 2:03 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to San Diego Last modified: Jul 30, 2016 2:03 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.

United
SFOSAN
Wed 10/5
nonstop
SANSFO
Sat 10/8
nonstop
$117
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United
SFOSAN
Thu 10/27
nonstop
SANSFO
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$117
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United
SFOSAN
Sat 10/29
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$117
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United
SFOSAN
Tue 11/1
nonstop
SANSFO
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$117
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United
SFOSAN
Wed 11/2
nonstop
SANSFO
Mon 11/7
nonstop
$117
Select
Virgin America
SFOSAN
Wed 11/9
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 11/16
nonstop
$117
Select
Alaska
SFOSAN
Tue 8/16
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 8/17
nonstop
$147
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American
SFOSAN
Tue 8/9
1 stop
SANSFO
Wed 8/10
1 stop
$164
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American
SFOSAN
Wed 8/17
1 stop
SANSFO
Sat 8/20
1 stop
$164
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American
SFOSAN
Wed 8/17
1 stop
SANSFO
Tue 8/23
1 stop
$164
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American
SFOSAN
Tue 8/23
1 stop
SANSFO
Wed 8/24
1 stop
$164
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American
SFOSAN
Tue 8/23
1 stop
SANSFO
Tue 8/30
1 stop
$164
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JetBlue
SFOSAN
Thu 8/25
1 stop
SANSFO
Mon 8/29
1 stop
$634
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Hawaiian
SFOSAN
Wed 9/28
1 stop
SANSFO
Thu 9/29
1 stop
$661
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to San Diego (SFO to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $154.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to San Diego (SFO to SAN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $328 $333
7-14 days $153 $158
14-21 days $147 $158
21-30 days $147 $158
30-60 days $147 $158
60-90 days $117 $158
90+ days $117 $155

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$188 $147 $117 $117 $173 $147 $188

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Francisco San Diego Virgin America 7/30/16 8/14/16 0 $404
August San Francisco San Diego Alaska 8/16/16 8/17/16 0 $147
September San Francisco San Diego Virgin America 9/13/16 9/14/16 0 $147
October San Francisco San Diego United 10/5/16 10/8/16 0 $117
November San Francisco San Diego United 11/1/16 11/5/16 0 $117
December San Francisco San Diego United 12/1/16 12/7/16 0 $117
January San Francisco San Diego United 1/18/17 1/21/17 0 $117
February San Francisco San Diego United 2/16/17 2/20/17 0 $229

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

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 Francisco to San Diego.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$288
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$288 $222
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$222 $153
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$153 $156
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$156 $153
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$153
TIPSave $81 by flying into Long Beach instead of San Diego from San Francisco

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to San Diego (SFO to SAN)

Your San Francisco to San Diego 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 Francisco to San Diego is $340.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Diego is $150.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 06:15 22:45
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:10 20:55

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to San Diego American, Spirit, United $153
Sacramento to San Diego American, Alaska, United $134
San Jose to San Diego American, Alaska, United $117
Fresno to San Diego Alaska, United $137
Reno to San Diego American, Alaska, United $228
Monterey to San Diego American, Alaska, United $197
Santa Rosa to San Diego American, Alaska $212
San Luis Obispo to San Diego United $329
Redding to San Diego Alaska, United $242
Modesto to San DiegoCheck Dates
Chico to San DiegoCheck Dates
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $110
San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $117
Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $117
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $85
San Francisco to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $614
San Francisco to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $117
San Jose to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $515
Oakland to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, Spirit, United, Volaris $778
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $177
San Francisco to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Sacramento to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $340
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
San Francisco to PalomarCheck Dates
San Francisco to Long Beach JetBlue $117
San Francisco to Ontario Alaska, United $117
Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $255
Santa Rosa to Los Angeles Alaska $197
San Francisco to Burbank United $117

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to San Diego (SFO to SAN) Number of flights searched: 136Last modified: Jul 30, 2016 2:03 AM

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

San Francisco to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: The average San Francisco to San Diego flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to San Diego is 446 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: There are 117 direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: United Airlines provides 65% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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