Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Irvine

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The best prices from San Diego to Irvine are usually found in February or August, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Irvine

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to LAX flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Irvine flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Irvine.
SAN - IR9
Price
$99 - $190
IR9
Temperature
53.6 - 71.6 °F
IR9
Rainfall
0 - 2.7 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$99

From San Diego to Irvine

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from San Diego to Irvine

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Irvine?

To save up to 52% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Diego to Irvine from $157 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $196 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Irvine?

Flights from San Diego to Irvine lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Diego to Irvine in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $70.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Irvine (SAN - IR9)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from San Diego to Irvine as you normally would.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Irvine in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to Irvine flights for May, June
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$128pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$136pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
14 Jun - 4 Jul
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Irvine 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Irvine from San Diego found for this year
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$128pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$136pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
14 Jun - 4 Jul
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Irvine from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Irvine direct flight deals
14 Jun - 4 Jul
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
9 Jun - 12 Jun
$153pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 Jun - 21 Jun
$154pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Irvine

Late deals on round-trip flights to Irvine from San Diego, departing today and this week
28 May - 4 Jun
$140pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
25 May - 26 May
$143pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 May - 29 May
$149pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Irvine from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Irvine
11:15 am - 11:57 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
24h 42m
SAN - LAX
Allegiant Air
$88
Gotogate
2:15 am - 3:12 am
Delta
Nonstop
0h 57m
SAN - LAX
Delta
$89
Delta
2:35 am - 6:49 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
4h 14m
SAN - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$95
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Irvine

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Irvine?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Diego to Irvine. You should not have trouble finding flights to Irvine from San Diego; the airport handles an average of 26 outbound flights to Irvine per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 10 airlines have flights from the San Diego airport to Irvine. It is only a 2.6 mi journey to San Diego (SAN) from San Diego’s city center.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Irvine have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Diego to Irvine that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Bus, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Irvine under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Irvine is less than $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Irvine for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Irvine within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Irvine?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Diego to Irvine flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Irvine have been viewed 14 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from San Diego to Irvine on average per day?

6 flight departures from San Diego to Irvine per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 33% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to Irvine?

There are many flights that can get you from San Diego to Irvine in 57m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 109 mi between San Diego and Irvine. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Irvine one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $61. Allegiant Air flights start at $88 while deals on Delta start at $89 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Irvine?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Diego to Irvine consider choosing Copa Airlines (98%), ANA (98%) or KLM (98%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Irvine?

Before booking your flight from San Diego to Irvine check out the most popular airlines for this route: Train, Bus or Major Airline.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Irvine?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Irvine is generally $266, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $86. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $128 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Irvine

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Irvine from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Irvine within the United States

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Irvine.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Irvine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Irvine.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Irvine?

Returning to San Diego from Irvine

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Irvine must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Irvine are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Irvine

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Irvine

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Irvine.
Flight duration from SAN to Irvine
1h 00m
Average temperature for May in Irvine
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Irvine
0.3 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Irvine

Top 4 airlines flying from San Diego to Irvine

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Irvine choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$82 $197 No cancel fee N/A
Endeavor Airlines
$106 $139 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$117 $177 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$152 $324 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Irvine

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Irvine.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 40% of SAN to Irvine departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of SAN to Irvine departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of SAN to Irvine departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of SAN to Irvine departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Irvine
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Irvine.
Sunday
28 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
27 daily flights
Thursday
25 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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