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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to San Diego, CA, United States - SFO to SAN Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:42 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to San Diego Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:42 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
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Sat 9/24
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Sat 10/1
nonstop
$150
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United
SFOSAN
Sat 10/8
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SANSFO
Wed 10/12
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$150
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United
SFOSAN
Sat 10/22
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 10/26
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$150
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United
SFOSAN
Tue 10/25
nonstop
SANSFO
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$150
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United
SFOSAN
Wed 10/26
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 11/1
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$150
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Virgin America
SFOSAN
Sat 10/8
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$150
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Virgin America
SFOSAN
Sat 10/22
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$150
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Virgin America
SFOSAN
Tue 10/25
nonstop
SANSFO
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$150
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Virgin America
SFOSAN
Wed 10/26
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$150
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Alaska
SFOSAN
Thu 9/8
nonstop
SANSFO
Mon 9/12
nonstop
$151
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Alaska
SFOSAN
Sat 9/10
nonstop
SANSFO
Mon 9/12
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$151
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Alaska
SFOSAN
Mon 9/12
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SANSFO
Mon 9/19
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$151
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Alaska
SFOSAN
Mon 9/12
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SANSFO
Tue 9/13
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$151
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Alaska
SFOSAN
Mon 9/12
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SANSFO
Wed 9/14
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$151
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American
SFOSAN
Sat 12/3
1 stop
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Thu 12/8
1 stop
$163
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American
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Mon 12/5
1 stop
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Thu 12/8
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$163
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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 $152.

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 $324 $185
7-14 days $151 $168
14-21 days $151 $168
21-30 days $150 $167
30-60 days $150 $167
60-90 days $150 $168
90+ days $147 $163

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
$151 $150 $150 $150 $161 $150 $151

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
August San Francisco San Diego American 8/26/16 8/29/16 1 $185
September San Francisco San Diego United 9/24/16 10/1/16 0 $150
October San Francisco San Diego United 10/8/16 10/12/16 0 $150
November San Francisco San Diego United 11/9/16 11/14/16 0 $150
December San Francisco San Diego United 12/29/16 1/4/17 0 $147
January San Francisco San Diego Alaska 1/18/17 1/23/17 0 $151
February San Francisco San Diego United 2/23/17 3/2/17 0 $150
March San Francisco San Diego Virgin America 3/1/17 3/5/17 0 $161

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
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$368
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$368 $151
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$151 $151
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$151 $151
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$151 $151
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$151
TIPSave $17 by flying into Los Angeles 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 $195.

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 9 8 8 9 9 7 9 06:38 23:00
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:35 20:55

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to San Diego American, Delta, Spirit $124
Sacramento to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $168
San Jose to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $148
Fresno to San Diego Alaska, United $157
Reno to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, United $234
Monterey to San Diego American, Alaska, United $194
Santa Rosa to San Diego American, Alaska $227
San Luis Obispo to San Diego United $332
Redding to San Diego Alaska, United $257
Modesto to San DiegoCheck Dates
Chico to San DiegoCheck Dates
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $125
San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $133
Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $150
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $80
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $77
San Francisco to Tijuana AeroMexico, Copa $686
San Francisco to Santa Ana Alaska, Delta, United $135
San Jose to Tijuana AeroMexico $513
Oakland to Tijuana AeroMexico $786
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $175
San Francisco to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $185
Sacramento to Tijuana AeroMexico $526
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $282
San Francisco to PalomarCheck Dates
San Francisco to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta, Hawaiian $125
San Francisco to Ontario Alaska, United $133
Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $278
Santa Rosa to Los Angeles American, Alaska $215
San Francisco to Burbank Delta, United $133

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to San Diego (SFO to SAN) Number of flights searched: 126Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:42 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 LAX 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 32 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 99 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 59% 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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