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Flights from San Francisco to San Diego, United States

San Francisco to San Diego Last modified: Aug 15, 2018 0:58 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOSAN
Tue 10/16
nonstop
SANSFO
Thu 10/18
nonstop
$108
United
SFOSAN
Tue 8/28
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 8/28
nonstop
$121
American
SFOSAN
Wed 9/5
1 stop
SANSFO
Wed 9/12
1 stop
$134

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to San Diego? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $116.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to San Diego?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to San Diego? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to San Diego.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $178 $209
7-14 days $119 $161
14-21 days $117 $134
21-30 days $111 $134
30-60 days $111 $134
60-90 days $108 $134
90+ days $117 $134

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to San Diego is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$117$108$117$111$123$117$117

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to San Diego by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August San Francisco San Diego Alaska 8/28/18 9/11/18 0 $119
September San Francisco San Diego Alaska 9/6/18 9/6/18 0 $111
October San Francisco San Diego Alaska 10/16/18 10/18/18 0 $108
November San Francisco San Diego Alaska 11/1/18 11/3/18 0 $117
December San Francisco San Diego Alaska 12/4/18 12/11/18 0 $117
January San Francisco San Diego Alaska 1/23/19 1/30/19 0 $117
February San Francisco San Diego Alaska 2/26/19 3/2/19 0 $125
March San Francisco San Diego Alaska 3/13/19 3/27/19 0 $125

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to San Diego. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$255
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$255 $163
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$163 $121
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$121 $121
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$121 $121
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$121

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $157.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego is $120.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to San Diego - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 4 5 4 4 6 5 6 06:00 20:50
United 10 10 10 10 10 8 10 06:45 21:40
Major Airlines 8 8 8 8 8 5 8 06:00 21:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to San Diego Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Francisco 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 Francisco to San Diego is $60.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to San Diego is $119.

San Francisco to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: The average San Francisco to San Diego flight time is an hour and 33 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to San Diego is 446 miles (717 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: There are 155 direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: United Airlines provides 43% 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

Airlines in San Francisco flying to San Diego Last modified: Aug 15, 2018 0:58 -04:00Number of routes searched: 336Number of itineraries searched: 1,603,114

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to San Diego? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to San Diego. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
United -
American DFW
American PHX
American CLT
American JFK
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska ABQ
Alaska AUS
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
Hawaiian HNL
United AUS
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD

San Francisco to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and San Diego. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to San Diego