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Cheap Flights from San Jose to San Diego, CA, United States - SJC to SAN Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 1:48 PM

Popular flights from San Jose to San Diego Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 1:48 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
SJCSAN
Tue 7/19
nonstop
SANSJC
Wed 7/27
nonstop
$147
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Alaska
SJCSAN
Tue 7/26
nonstop
SANSJC
Sat 7/30
nonstop
$147
Select
Alaska
SJCSAN
Wed 7/27
nonstop
SANSJC
Sat 7/30
nonstop
$147
Select
Alaska
SJCSAN
Wed 7/27
nonstop
SANSJC
Tue 8/2
nonstop
$147
Select
Alaska
SJCSAN
Sat 7/30
nonstop
SANSJC
Sat 8/6
nonstop
$147
Select
United
SJCSAN
Sat 10/1
nonstop
SANSJC
Tue 10/4
nonstop
$151
Select
American
SJCSAN
Sat 9/24
1 stop
SANSJC
Tue 9/27
1 stop
$168
Select
American
SJCSAN
Sat 10/1
1 stop
SANSJC
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$168
Select
American
SJCSAN
Wed 10/5
1 stop
SANSJC
Sat 10/8
1 stop
$168
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Jose to San Diego (SJC to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Jose to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $166.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Jose to San Diego (SJC to SAN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $423 $435
7-14 days $243 $314
14-21 days $147 $252
21-30 days $147 $245
30-60 days $147 $245
60-90 days $147 $168
90+ days $147 $168

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Jose to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$188 $147 $147 $151 $188 $147 $188

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Jose to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Jose San Diego Alaska 6/30/16 7/1/16 0 $539
July San Jose San Diego Alaska 7/19/16 7/27/16 0 $147
August San Jose San Diego Alaska 8/2/16 8/6/16 0 $147
September San Jose San Diego Alaska 9/3/16 9/6/16 0 $147
October San Jose San Diego Alaska 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $147
November San Jose San Diego Alaska 11/1/16 11/5/16 0 $147
December San Jose San Diego American 12/24/16 12/27/16 1 $385
January San Jose San Diego Alaska 1/13/17 1/15/17 1 $286

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$370
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$370 $223
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$223 $202
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$202 $188
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$188 $147
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$147
TIPSave $110 by flying into Los Angeles instead of San Diego from San Jose

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Jose to San Diego (SJC to SAN)

Your San Jose 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 Jose to San Diego is $221.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Jose to San Diego is $168.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Jose to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 08:30 20:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Jose to San Diego (SJC to SAN)

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 Jose to San Diego. 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 Jose to San Diego is $78.

The average price for round trip flights from San Jose to San Diego is $168.

San Jose 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 Jose to San Diego?
Answer: The average San Jose to San Diego flight time is an hour and 27 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Jose and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Jose to San Diego is 416 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Jose to San Diego?
Answer: There are 23 direct flights from San Jose to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Jose to San Diego?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Jose and San Diego.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Jose and San Diego, 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 Jose - SJC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $135

Cheap International Flights from San Jose - SJC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $709

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $147
Oakland to San Diego American, United $168
Sacramento to San Diego American, Alaska, United $164
Fresno to San Diego Alaska, United $127
Reno to San Diego American, Alaska, United $234
Monterey to San Diego American, Alaska, United $197
Santa Rosa to San Diego American, Alaska $227
San Luis Obispo to San Diego United $326
Modesto to San DiegoCheck Dates
Santa Maria to San Diego United $366
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $116
Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $137
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Santa Ana Alaska, United $135
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $177
San Francisco to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $291
San Francisco to PalomarCheck Dates
San Francisco to Long Beach JetBlue, United $85
San Francisco to Ontario American, Alaska, United $135
Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $272
Santa Rosa to Los Angeles Alaska $187
San Francisco to Burbank Alaska, United $135
Sacramento to PalomarCheck Dates

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Virgin America, Volaris $488
Oakland to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $853
Sacramento to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $676
Cheap Flights from San Jose to San Diego, CA, United States, from $147 Round trip from SJC to SAN