Flights from San Diego to Phoenix, United States

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San Diego to Phoenix Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:27 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Phoenix. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals to Phoenix flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SANPHX
Sat 2/3
nonstop
PHXSAN
Tue 2/6
nonstop
American
SANPHX
Sat 2/10
nonstop
PHXSAN
Tue 2/13
nonstop
$189
Spirit
SANPHX
Thu 1/25
1 stop
PHXSAN
Mon 1/29
1 stop
$233
Alaska
SANPHX
Sat 1/27
nonstop
PHXSAN
Sun 1/28
nonstop
$439
Multiple Airlines
SANPHX
Sun 3/3
1 stop
PHXSAN
Thu 3/7
1 stop
$533
Major Airlines
SANPHX
Sun 3/3
1 stop
PHXSAN
Thu 3/7
1 stop
$541

How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Phoenix?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $63.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Diego to Phoenix?

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 Diego to Phoenix 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 Diego to Phoenix?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $73 $128
7-14 days $68 $133
14-21 days $58 $82
21-30 days $58 $82
30-60 days $58 $82
60-90 days $68 $106
90+ days $68 $87

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Phoenix

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Phoenix is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$58$58$68$68$58 $68

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Phoenix

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$103
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$103 $78
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$78 $58
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$58 $58
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$58 $58
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$58

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Phoenix

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 Diego to Phoenix is $144.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $176.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Diego to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 01:20 11:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego to Phoenix

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 Diego to Phoenix. 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 Diego to Phoenix is $96.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Phoenix is $176.

San Diego to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: The average San Diego to Phoenix flight time is an hour and 24 minutes.
Question: How far is Phoenix from San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Phoenix is 303 miles (487 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular San Diego airlines for direct flights from San Diego to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Phoenix.

San Diego to Phoenix Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego and Phoenix. 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 Diego to Phoenix