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San Francisco to San Diego Last modified: Dec 3, 2021 10:27 -05:00

We've scanned 2,845,331 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. !! & 00 frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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SFOSAN
Tue 2/1
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 2/8
nonstop
00
SFOSAN
Wed 1/5
nonstop
SANSFO
Wed 1/12
nonstop
Frontier
SFOSAN
Mon 12/27
nonstop
SANSFO
Tue 1/4
nonstop
$303
Spirit
SFOSAN
Mon 12/27
1 stop
SANSFO
Tue 1/4
1 stop
$352
Alaska
SFOSAN
Sat 1/1
nonstop
SANSFO
Sun 1/2
nonstop
$1,137

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to San Diego?

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 $110.

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?

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 $116 $739
7-14 days $101 $272
14-21 days $101 $372
21-30 days $303 $352
30-60 days $84 $368
60-90 days $85 $219
90+ days $111 $257

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to San Diego

We've examined 5,690,662 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
$104$84$85$118$193$90$96

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to San Diego by Month

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
December San Francisco San Diego 00 12/14/21 12/14/21 0 $101
January San Francisco San Diego 00 1/5/22 1/12/22 0 $85
February San Francisco San Diego !! 2/1/22 2/8/22 0 $84
March San Francisco San Diego 00 3/2/22 3/8/22 0 $85
April San Francisco San Diego Alaska 4/10/22 4/15/22 0 $111
May San Francisco San Diego 00 5/4/22 5/9/22 0 $145
June San Francisco San Diego 00 6/16/22 6/23/22 0 $119
July San Francisco San Diego !! 7/7/22 7/19/22 0 $163

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to San Diego

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
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$339
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$339
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$102
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$102 $362
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$362
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$1,137
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,137

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to San Diego

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 $304.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego is $146.

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
United 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 01:00 16:35

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

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 $72.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to San Diego is $145.

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 27 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to San Diego is 447 miles (719 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Answer: There are 63 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 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and San Diego.

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