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

Popular flights from Washington to San Diego

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
May 16, 2016 May 18, 2016 $400
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $404
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $407
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $407
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $393
May 17, 2016 May 21, 2016 $393
May 18, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $393
May 24, 2016 May 31, 2016 $393
May 25, 2016 May 31, 2016 $393
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $352
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $352
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $352
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $352
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $352

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to San Diego (WAS to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $310.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to San Diego (WAS to SAN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,169 $442
7-14 days $621 $347
14-21 days $393 $268
21-30 days $393 $268
30-60 days $393 $308
60-90 days $505 $364
90+ days $393 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to San Diego

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$364 $308 $268 $348 $308 $268 $308

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to San Diego

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Washington San Diego Frontier 4/30/16 5/3/16 1 $472
May Washington San Diego Frontier 5/18/16 6/1/16 1 $268
June Washington San Diego Frontier 6/1/16 6/6/16 1 $348
July Washington San Diego Frontier 7/25/16 8/7/16 1 $364
August Washington San Diego Frontier 8/26/16 8/30/16 1 $261
September Washington San Diego Frontier 9/7/16 9/13/16 1 $244
October Washington San Diego Frontier 10/10/16 10/15/16 1 $261
November Washington San Diego Virgin America 11/2/16 11/9/16 1 $386

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,157
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,157 $621
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$621 $403
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$403 $449
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$449 $395
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$395

TIPSave $76 by flying into Los Angeles instead of San Diego from Washington

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to San Diego (WAS to SAN)

Your Washington 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 Washington to San Diego is $381.

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

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:30 18:28

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to San Diego (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to San Diego is $195.

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

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $305
Baltimore to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $384
Newark to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $347
Pittsburgh to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
Norfolk to San Diego American, Alaska, United $357
Richmond to San Diego American, Alaska, United $360
Harrisburg to San Diego American, Alaska, United $488
Newport News to San Diego American $424
Roanoke to San Diego American, United $473
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to San Diego American, United $293
Charlottesville to San Diego American, United $385
Atlantic City to San DiegoCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to San Diego American, United $408
Lynchburg to San Diego American $431
State College to San Diego American, United $576
Salisbury - Ocean City to San Diego American $465
Morgantown to San DiegoCheck Dates
Staunton to San DiegoCheck Dates
Washington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $227
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $234
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $227
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $270
Pittsburgh to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $295
Washington to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $245
Richmond to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $355
Norfolk to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $356
Washington to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $804
Baltimore to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Spirit, United $147
Philadelphia to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $174
Newark to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $295

Airlines Flying from Washington to San Diego (WAS to SAN)

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

Washington to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA / FAT X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS 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
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Washington to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to San Diego?
Answer: The average Washington to San Diego flight time is 5 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Washington to San Diego is 2247 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to San Diego?
Answer: There are 20 direct flights from Washington to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to San Diego?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Washington and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to San Diego?
Answer: Denver, CO
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